Make Your Home Work for Homework: Creating a Home Study Space for Children

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This article was written by Kaitlin Krull. Making space in your home for schoolwork is a daunting task. The distractions of home life (television, toys, and food to name but a few) are forever present, someone always needs a snack, and of course there is never anywhere to get work done. If you’re forever clearing space on your kitchen table or stepping over piles of books and dioramas in the living room, try creating a home classroom designed specifically for your {Read More}

FREE Summer Reading Logs and Bookmarks

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Summer is here! Whether your children attend school or homeschool, we all love to see our children read leisurely during the hot summer months. At least this mama does! Reading was my favorite activity when I was a child during the summer months. Today there are computers, iPads, and cool apps that have taken over our children lives.  Times have changed, so we as parents have to be creative. We have daily book basket and I created these FUN summer {Read More}

List of FREE Summer Reading Programs!

A list of the summer reading programs for your children to participate it and keep reading.

I am a HUGE adovocate of  Summer Reading programs. I sign up my children for all of them. Of course, the first place you need to check is your local library. I have never heard of a library that did not have a summer program.   And be sure to sign up for all local libraries within a 15 mile radius.  You can use the same book list for all the programs.  Most programs count books that are read a {Read More}

Intentional Summer 2015 and FREE Family Printable

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  Have you made summer plans yet? This summer I am determined to make an Intentional Summer for our whole family.  Of course, I want us to have a few FUN and lazy days, but I also desire for us not to waste our summer doing nothing. This summer our entire family will each pick (3) goals we want to accomplish in a 12 week period. A Spiritual Goal An Educational Goal A Personal Goal   I have created these FREE family {Read More}

FREE 4th of July Preschool Printable Pack

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  I love creating FUN festive preschool packs for my princess. She gets excited about doing homeschool with her big brothers.   Summer is here and there’s always time for learning when the weather is smoldering hot here in our next of the woods, East Texas. We often do simple lessons in the hot afternoons in addition to our book basket time.  This FUN 4th of July Preschool Packs Includes: Letter and number recognition Handwriting practice Sequencing Smaller and larger I can write {Read More}