St. Patrick’s Day Bingo

St. Patty’s Day Printable Bingo Fun St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and like most holidays, I try to find small ways to have some fun… without going overboard… that is. So, as a fun activity, I made a St. Patrick’s Day Bingo game to take to co-op for the kids play over…

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…

Indianapolis Children’s Museum – ScienceWorks

A Museum With Many Names I am sure most of my regular readers know that I homeschool my kids, though if you’ve just randomly found my page you wouldn’t know that, and so to you… we homeschool. Part of our homeschooling experience involves our local children’s museum, which just happens to be the world’s largest,…

Niagara Falls and Toronto with Kids

O’ Canada Christmas of 2016 we promised the kids a trip to Great Wolf Lodge for the following year. Our intention was spring 2017, however, when spring came I decided since we were studying Canada, we should take a trip to Canada instead… I know, mean mom right?!? Don’t worry, the kids did get their…

Making a Paper Mache Volcano

A Fun Science Experiement While learning about Earth we obviously covered volcanos and we agreed that making a paper mache volcano would be fun. Volcanoes are a fun topic for kids, they love watching them errupt! Now when I started making this I didn’t really take pictures on how to build the volcano (oops!) but…

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…

Home School for Pre-K thru 2nd Grade

Homeschooling your Pre-K thru Second Grader I think the question I am asked most about home school is, “What do you use (curriculum) to teach your kids?” and I find as I explain the answer to most non-homeschooling people, their eyes start to glaze over. However, to those interested, it is an honest question and so…