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5 Ways To Integrate Art Into Your School Day

5 Ways To Integrate Art Into Your School Day

You know how much we’ve heard about the arts being taken out of our children’s school day?  Well, I believe there are creative ways to fit it in.  Whether you homeschool or public school, finding the time to sneak some…

DIY: Easy Bookmark Gifts

Last weekend my Princess went to a gift making class.  With my limited patience for DIY projects, I knew it was best to sign her up with an art teacher to make gifts for family and friends.  However, after I saw…

Activities Inspired by The Legend of The Indian Paintbrush

I hope you and your child have been reading some fun books related to Thanksgiving this month.  Last month we explored fall stories and had a blast coming up with activities to celebrate this glorious season. This month’s book choice was…

10 Ways to Teach With Fairy Tales

This week I chose to do a few Classic Tale lessons from the October/November edition of Mailbox Magazine.  I love to use this resource because it provides thematic lesson ideas to keep kids looking forward to more! On Tuesday we…

Using Drawing Tutorials to Enhance Learning

If you have been following me for awhile, you have read a lot about how I use art in our lessons.  This began two years ago when I started homeschooling my Princess.  I had always loved the cute craftivities that…

Amazing Ways Week 3 Was a Success

We have just concluded the third week of school!  Sometimes our week goes as planned, but more often it doesn’t.  This is when the magic happens!  This week I am sharing 5 ways that our week was a success! Read-to-self On…

4th of July Learning Fun!

We have never focused our learning around the 4th of July, however I feel that we celebrate it all year.  Every morning we say the “Pledge of Allegiance” and sing a patriotic song.  I did pull up a couple of…

Summer School-Butterflies

Summer School-Butterflies

  I am posting a previous study because LLCS is officially on break!  Grandparents will be here this week and my husband and I will be heading to a Dan Miller Innovate conference.  This conference is coming at a perfect…

Teaching Tots to Primary Age Students

Each week I share our themes and lessons from my cottage school kids. This post is sharing my favorite lessons from the week. Many of you know that I have a tot (Little Red), a preschooler (Prissy Pixie) and a…

Lessons For the Week: St. Patrick’s Day Activities That Will Get A Standing Ovation

  We all know that kids love leprechauns and Lucky Charms, but I didn’t realize that I would be required to do the same lessons as last year!  My kids begged… they pleaded….they implored me to buy the same ol’ Lucky…