My Homeschool Planner

A good homechool plan can make or break a year. That’s why I’ve searched high and low for a good homeschool planner. Every year I go to the homeschool convention and look at the fancy homeschool planners at various booths and every year I decide they aren’t for me. Either I don’t like the way it’s […]

100 Things Kids Should Know Before Entering Kindergarten

This list of 100 Things Kids Should Know Before Entering Kindergarten will help set your child up for success in school. It’s always a good idea to know what your child needs to know before kindergarten. Preparing children for success in school is one of the top priorities of most parents. Knowing what the expectations are for […]

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 […]

Gumball Counting Busy Bag

This busy bag for preschoolers or kindergarteners is a great way to practice counting. My preschooler has been enjoying this one! It’s a pretty straight forward counting busy bag, but pretending the pom-poms are gumballs is a fun little way to practice counting. We’ve pretended to chew the gumballs after each counting set and make […]

Printable LEGO Storage Labels & 100+ Ways to Learn with LEGO®

My boys have spend most of their time in their favorite corner of their room building LEGO creations. I’ve heard the sounds of them searching for the perfect LEGO brick to complete the next step in their current project. To make things easier, we’ve set up their LEGO building corner in a way to make searching […]

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 […]