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 Multiplication Skip Counting Worksheets – Back to School edition

Skip counting is a necessity in mastering multiplication facts. You can start skip counting as early as first or second grade. I recommend starting with 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s and move on to the other numbers as time permits. I wouldn’t move on until they mastered each table.  Singing a skip counting song helps tremendously in memorizing the multiplication facts. Just concentrate on one table at a time. FREE Multiplication Skip Counting Worksheets I created this skip counting worksheets for {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}

FREE Apple Playdough Mats with Recipe!

My children think playdough mats are the coolest! I love to create them, too. It’s apple season, so I thought it would be super FUN for the Princess to practice her number recognition and counting with these apple playdough mats. And of course, we had to make homemade apple pie playdough to go along with these apple playdough mats. The apple pie playdough smells absolutely wonderful. My daughter learned quickly that it was not edible. How to Make Apple Pie Playdough Ingredients {Read More}