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}

The Ultimate First Week of School Activities and more

Back to school can be an exciting time, but for some it’s extremely stressful for children who are attending a new school. I always like to make the first week of school activities FUN and entertaining, but educational, too. 

All About Sharks| Shark Week Activities and Resources

Are you and your family wanting to learn all about sharks? It’s always a fun and educational when you plan a fun-filled week of shark week activities during Shark Week.  Shark Week starts on July 22  I like to prepare at least one activity per day during Shark Week. It’s a great way to keep the kids busy and learning during the summer months. All About Sharks Resources Learn about 10 different sharks with these shark notebook pages Learn how {Read More}