FREE Roll the Sight Word Game – Christmas Edition

Learning sight words takes practice and drilling. So why not make if fun for your student this holiday season? I actually created this sight word game for my kindergartener and 2nd grader. They both need some extra practice in this area. My kindergartener is learning to read the sight words, so I just have her roll the dice, and she reads the word. She tallies off the words that she read on the chart. My 2nd grader rolls the dice {Read More}

FREE Pumpkin Patch Playdough Mats with Recipe!

My children think playdough mats are the coolest! I love to create them, too. It’s pumpkin season, so I thought it would be super FUN for the Princess to practice her number recognition and counting with these pumpkin playdough mats. And of course, we had to make pumpkin pie playdough to go along with these pumpkins playdough mats. The pumpkin pie playdough smells absolutely wonderful. My daughter learned quickly that it was not edible. I love making homemade playdough because it less expensive and it last a very {Read More}

7 Fall Science Experiments that you don’t want to miss!

Fall is here! There’s a change in weather, colors, and schedules that just make the season FUN! One of my favorite things to do with my students and my own children to is to find seasonal science experiments. What would be more fun than starting off the joyful season with a few fall science experiments? Here are 7 fall science experiments that I found hidden on the web.  Start the Fall off with learning why the leaves are changing with {Read More}

FREE Art Lessons with Drawn to Discover!

Research has shown, by developing fine motor skills, children have a greater ability to learn, comprehend, and develop. I’m a veteran homeschool mom who absolutely adored teaching my children at home. However, life changed and I am now a third grade self-contained public school teacher. My children have been having so much FUN with Drawn to Discover this summer. Drawn to Discover  manifest creativity and self confidence through interactive ENRICHMENT video lessons built to develop fine motor skills into cognitive growth. {Read More}

20 of the best Phonics Programs on Netflix

I introduced my children to phonics programs at a very early age. While I was homeschooling the older children, I would put the pack n play in front of the TV and put on an engaging phonics program to keep them entertained. I did this at the same time everyday.    Before I knew it, my toddler knew all his sounds just from watching the phonic show, Leap Frog Letter Factory. This was true for at least 3 of my children. {Read More}