Homeschool Language Arts Curriculum Review: Elementary

Homeschool Language Arts Curriculum Review: Elementary

This is the second part of our homeschool curriculum review. Earlier we focused on math, while today I’m sharing a language arts curriculum review of materials that I use with my rising third grader and kindergartner. These materials, which cover phonics, handwriting, and grammar, are perfect as part of a homeschool or as after school […]

Back to School Guide for Homeschoolers

Back to School Guide for Homeschoolers

My homeschooling friends and I are all abuzz with plans for the upcoming school year: the best curricula, favorite planners, new approaches to challenging subjects, and tips to get organized (for real, this time!) Now that we’re entering our fourth full year of homeschooling (if you don’t count the co-op preschool we did when my […]

Indoor Playground for Young Kids: Imagine Play of Elk Grove

Indoor Playground for Young Kids: Imagine Play of Elk Grove

Looking for a fun play to take your kids when it’s just too hot outdoors? Here is our experience at a local indoor playground for young kids, where little ones can explore and enjoy no matter what the weather. And even better, local readers can win free passes in our #SummerFunSac challenge on Instagram, so […]

Learn French as a Family: Favorite Resources

Learn French as a Family: Favorite Resources

As a Spanish (non-native) speaker, I have mostly blogged about my experiences teaching Spanish to my children. Last year, however, we decided to try something new and add French to our repertoire. I have always wanted to learn myself, and it has been a very different experience learning a language alongside my children instead of […]

Music Appreciation: Classical Music Concert Activities for Kids

Music Appreciation: Classical Music Concert Activities for Kids

Are you planning to take your children to a classical music concert but are afraid they are going to get the wiggles partway through? Are you looking for music appreciation tools to keep them engaged with the music during the concert? Here are three fun activity sheets designed for elementary aged children to use during […]

Thunderbird: Native American Legend

Thunderbird: Native American Legend

The Thunderbird is an important symbol found in legends throughout North America. Sometimes friendly, sometimes threatening, this awe-inspiring bird was a supernatural creature that derived its name from the flapping of its powerful wings, which was said to produce thunder. Read on to find resources to teach children about this widespread Native American legend, as […]

Roll a Dinosaur Learning Game

Roll a Dinosaur Learning Game

What kid doesn’t love dinosaurs? Here is a fun dinosaur learning game for early elementary kids, who will learn more about the terminology behind naming dinosaurs at the same time as they practice counting and get to use their imaginations to create their own dinosaurs! Roll a Dinosaur Learning Game Now that my middle child […]

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