Learning About the Solar System

Interactive Solar System Printable On a homeschool field trip, the kids and I were able to see a musical called Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System, which was a no brainer to see, because my kids love the Magic School Bus… both the older version and the new version. We had fun learning…

Fluffy Snow Slime Recipe

How to Make Snow Slime or Cloud Slime This winter we had some pretty cold days. The kind of days where the thought of going outside was just too much, so we had to find things to do around the house. The kids wanted to make some Snow Slime or what is also called Cloud…

Homemade Valentines for Valentine’s Day

Cute and Perfect for All Ages! As homeschoolers, we haven’t had the need to make valentines on a huge scale before. We’ve made a few, but we haven’t needed to make a classroom full. Last year (2017) we joined a homeschool co-op, where we meet once a week and do extra curricular classes… survival class,…

Our Canadian Homeschool Study

Learning About Canada  Homeschool families study geography differently, some study by era (ancient, middle ages, and modern) and others study by a timeline, using inventions or other events to learn about places. We just picked a country and started studying… our first country was Canada. Canada is our friendly neighbor to the north and so…

Making a Paper Mache Volcano

A Fun Science Experiment While learning about the Earth we obviously covered volcanoes. The kids and I agreed that making a paper mache volcano would be fun. Volcanoes are a fun topic for kids, they love watching them erupt! When I started making this I didn’t really take pictures on how to build the volcano…

Arctic Snow Dough

Fun Way for Arctic Play! While exploring the arctic with the kids, for our Canada unit, we decided to make some arctic snow dough. Snow dough is all over Pinterest, as are other types of doughs and slimes, so we found a basic recipe and decided to add glitter to ours. Glitter is not necessary…

How Animals Stay Warm With Blubber

Why don’t Arctic animals get cold? While studying during our Canada unit we spent alot of time on the arctic. Most children love animals as it is but the arctic as many different types of animals with unique features, including those like polar bears, that have blubber. My kids just didn’t understand how animals could…

How to Make a Lung

How Does a Lung work? We recently purchased the Magic School Bus Human Body Lab, shown at the left and which I will be reviewing when we are completely done with the projects. One of the experiments showcased the Respiratory System and showed how to build a lung, however, this experiment is easy to whip…

Mother’s Day Flowers

A Simple Mother’s Day Idea The kids and I visit the library, usually on Tuesdays, and with Mother’s Day coming up they had a cute, little craft waiting after story time and the kids were able to make Mother’s Day flowers. We love our library and those in children’s department, they always have things for…

Hands on Learning

Making Earth’s Layers For homeschool recently we have been learning about the Earth’s layers and I thought it would be fun to do some hands on learning along with the reading, so we made mini Earths out of homemade dough. This is a fun project that really doesn’t take long and is perfect for little hands. Easy…