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6 Winter STEM Projects to Inspire Creativity

6 Winter STEM Projects to Inspire Creativity

Now that the attic is full of our Christmas decorations (unless you’re like me and still have your tree up!), it’s time to take on Winter!  We’re not planning a trip to the Klondike, but I am planning on a…

Enchanting DIY Christmas Gifts

Enchanting DIY Christmas Gifts

A couple of months ago, my friend Monica shared pictures of a few center pieces she’d created for a friend’s birthday party. The pictures immediately caught my eye since the structures were made of dishes. Dishware is an insane obsession…

Simple Advent Activity for Christmas

Simple Advent Activity for Christmas

Last week in Sunday school, my oldest daughter came home full of Christmas joy.  She had learned the story of Advent.  Since that day, we have begun the tradition of lighting the Advent candles in our home. Advent means “arrival”.…

14 Christmas Ideas For Busy Moms

14 Christmas Ideas For Busy Moms

In my 9 years of being a stay at home mom, I know how busy the holiday season can be.  The older the kids get, the busier our life gets.  I have one child who insists on celebrating every holiday…

Ocean Unit Study Resource List (with FREE Emergent Reader)

Ocean Unit Study Resource List (with FREE Emergent Reader)

This post may contain affiliate links. Just because school is out doesn’t mean you should pack up your studies and forget school for the summer. In fact, summer can be one of the most enjoyable times to get out and learn! Many…

Thumbprint Heart Craft

Thumbprint Heart Craft

I love this thumbprint heart craft I found searching through Valentine card ideas.   They are perfect for young kids to make for their friends or for their family. You will need: construction paper red or pink tempera paint a…

Mason Jar Christmas Light

Mason Jar Christmas Light

Are you struggling to find an easy craft for your kids to make for Christmas? Every December teachers are scrambling for simple, inexpensive ideas for parent gifts.  I’ve finally found one with only a couple of days to spare! There…

Arizona State Study

Arizona State Study

                                                     This post contains affiliate links. We love learning about the United States! And I…

K5 Learning Weeks 2 & 3

K5 Learning Weeks 2 & 3

Don’t worry!  I know I didn’t post what my K5 learners were up to last week, but they are definitely still learning!    I’m also adding them into First Grade learning. So here is Little Red working on a pattern…

First Grade Fridays: Weeks 1 & 2

First Grade Fridays: Weeks 1 & 2

Happy Friday everyone!  I’m beginning a First Grade blog series this year for my little Pixie! This year we are beginning every morning with their Daily Calendar Notebooks.  The first week I copied the first couple of pages and modeled…