Japan Books for Kids

Our homeschool study of countries and cultures has us reading lots of books from the library. This time it was books about Japan for kids. We loved reading these Japan books for kids to learn about Japanese culture from the nonfiction books and hear some great stories from the fiction books. Our trip to the […]

The Ultimate List of Winter Books for Kids

Brrrr! It’s time for snowflakes and warm soup. With the colder temperatures and lots of time spent indoors, it gives us more time to sit on the couch together and read books. I love to go to the library and load up our book basket with books that go along with our homeschool units or […]

Nativity Books for Kids

We love to read about the Nativity, the true story of Jesus’ birth. In our house, these are the books we treasure the most during Christmas time. This list of Nativity Books for Kids is a great list to start with if you’d like to include the Nativity in your own Christmas celebrations. In this […]

Thanksgiving Books for Kids

It’s time for all things Thanksgiving, pumpkin pie, and turkeys! These Thanksgiving Books for Kids are perfect to read during the month of November as you prepare for Thanksgiving. Use this book list for kids to help you plan lesson plans for a Thanksgiving unit in your homeschool or classroom. Some of these kids books about […]

France Books for Kids

As we’ve been continuing our study of countries and cultures in our homeschool, we’ve taken a virtual field trip to France with these France Books For Kids. These books have given us a glimpse into what life is like in France, great artists and famous people from France–wonderful stories to curl up on the couch and […]

Rhyming Puzzles Busy Bag

If you have a kids who needs to work on rhyming words, this Rhyming Puzzles Busy Bag is perfect for you! Rhyming is an important literacy skill for young children. Just like all of my busy bag ideas, this one targets learning in a fun way. I made this for my son to practice rhyming […]

Zip-Line Letters (a literacy game for kids)

Learning should be fun, active, and engaging. That’s what I love most about this Zip-Line Letters Game. Kid will love zipping letters down the string and making letter sounds in this fun learning activity for kids. We found this game in the book 100 Fun & Easy Learning Games for Kids (affiliate link).  This awesome new […]

Alphabet Dominoes Busy Bag

This Alphabet Dominoes Busy Bag is perfect for preschoolers learning to identify and match beginning sounds using pictures and letters. This is a great busy bag idea to use at home or would make a great literacy activity for a kindergarten classroom. The game is easy to play and they’ll be working on important literacy […]

Alphabet Beginning Sounds Clip Cards

These Alphabet Beginning Sound Clip Cards are a great way to let preschoolers and kindergarteners work on identifying beginnings sounds. These make a great busy bag idea and would also be a great literacy center in a classroom. These clip cards will help kids practice beginning sounds and strengthen fine motor skills in one activity. They have a […]

Name Puzzle Busy Bag

This Name Puzzle Busy Bag is great for teaching kids to practice spelling and recognizing names. This is one of the easiest busy bag ideas to make and only requires a few materials. The name puzzle busy bag is great for kids because they can see pictures of themselves and loved ones. I made this […]