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Incredible Elementary Learning Resources

Incredible Elementary Learning Resources

This year’s Build Your Own Bundle has some incredible resources for elementary grades.  If you have children grades 3rd and up, I’m going to highlight what has caught my eye!  Make sure you take a look at these! I have a…

{2nd-3rd Grade} Book List to Go With Your Curriculum

{2nd-3rd Grade} Book List to Go With Your Curriculum

When I was teaching in public schools, I didn’t have a choice on what curriculum I used.  I had to use what the county provided for us.  No fun thematic units or unit studies.  Every day I had to pull…

Frog and Toad: A Spring Lesson Plan

Frog and Toad: A Spring Lesson Plan

Each month I create thematic lessons because I strongly believe the key to learning is interest.   Hi friends!  Spring is here and I’m excited to share with you our lessons from Frog and Toad.  But first, let me explain…

A List of Activities to Explore the 13 Colonies

A List of Activities to Explore the 13 Colonies

This semester I taught a history class for our local tutorial.  It was time for my 4th graders to learn about the 13 colonies.  When I was planning to teach about the 13 colonies, I purchased a product to help.…

Getting Started with Spring: 7 Outdoor Learning Activities

Getting Started with Spring: 7 Outdoor Learning Activities

“Wilderness is not a luxury, but a necessity of the human spirit.”  -Edward Abbey I’ve been homeschooling for 5 years now-long enough to look back on our journey and realize that homeschooling changes with the seasons. This time of the…

February Freebie: Name That Shape Activity Pack

February Freebie: Name That Shape Activity Pack

Do you play enough games during your educational day? Every month I TRY to create a freebie for my readers.  Because I strongly believe in the power of  games, I make sure to include some type of game in all…

Pleasure-Seeking Parenting: Labor-Saving Lunches

Pleasure-Seeking Parenting: Labor-Saving Lunches

Take a Break After your morning indulges, it’s time for your second task of the day: feeding the monkeys.  Planning out lunches is part of a parent’s job. Meal prep for some parents can have them in the kitchen 24 hours a day.…

7 Tips To Sneak Valentine’s Day Into Your Lessons

7 Tips To Sneak Valentine’s Day Into Your Lessons

I’m a firm believer in throwing fun into your lessons.  And when a holiday rolls around, that’s even more reason to make sure lessons have a hint of the season; no matter what grade you’re teaching. And that’s what I’m…

Pleasure-Seeking Parenting: Parenting Fails

Pleasure-Seeking Parenting: Parenting Fails

No one’s suggesting that you get this parenting gig perfect.  This isn’t the 1950’s where parents are required to have it all together.  The time has passed where perfectionism is viewed as a positive character trait. With that said, let’s…

Biography and Research: James Robertson

Biography and Research: James Robertson

Each time I begin to create a new resource, I check the state standards to see what my kids need to learn.  Because I have a passion for history, that’s usually where I go when I’m ready to get creative.…