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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…

Back to School Ideas Blog Hop

Back to School Ideas Blog Hop

  Next week we return for a brand new school year!!!! While I’m sad to end my summer of endless planning and spending hours of coffee drinking on my front porch, I’m also excited to start implementing all the lessons and…

Where in the World is Mexico?

Where in the World is Mexico?

I hope you and your children will have fun and learn along with the Adventure Story Book Club participants!  This month’s theme: Around the World, is sure to get your children excited about geography and culture!  There are many, many places…

Go Hug A Tree – Plans For The Week

  I’ve been gathering up ideas for this week’s theme: Trees!  Earth Day is April 22nd.  I have been waiting to do this unit study  all semester!  This is the perfect tie in for Earth Day!  Read about Rebecca’s Tree…

What Does A Week Of Our Future Presidents Look Like?

After posting our President’s Day plans I thought I would give you a glimpse of what our future candidates for President did this week. First we read, “So You Want to Be President” by Judith St. George.  This is a fabulous book that…

President's Day Is More Than Just A Day Out Of School

Happy President’s Day!  Do you like to celebrate President’s Day or do you think that it is just another day out of school?  I love President’s Day because it is the perfect time to do a presidential thematic study! This…

LESSONS FROM THE TEACHER: Great ideas for a tree unit using fiction and nonfiction books

I’m excited to bring you some fantastic ideas from my mentor and friend, Rebecca!  If you’re looking ahead to spring, she has a great plan on trees that she has used with her first grade enrichment group.  Below are the…

PRESCHOOL ACTIVITIES: WHAT DO YOU PUT IN THEIR WORKBOXES?

I have a first grader and a preschooler with different views on school.  My first grader could “play” school all day, while my preschooler would just rather play!  However, there are some days when she is ready to do some…