Category: Homeschooling

DK Readers, new in 2016 – LEGO, Star Wars, Jungle Animals and more!

DK Readers are a great choice for children ages 4-12 years old. I have children ages 8, 5 1/2, and almost four months old in my home. My two oldest children are benefiting from the educational aspects of the recent 2016 readers available by DK without even realizing it because these are so fun!

As a homeschooling parent, I’m always looking for books  my kids are engaged by to incorporate  into our curriculum. I’m pleased that many of these titles are working out exceptionally well for our science, history, and nature studies in the upcoming school year.

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Science Experiment: The Inspiration of Insulation

I’ve been using the Magic School Bus as our primary science for this year. The internet has a plethora of information, lesson plans, and print out sheets  revolving around this series which makes compiling our lessons and experiments fun, fast, and easy! I’ll be posting many more and keeping somewhat of a digital record here on my blog! I’ll later compile a photo book of our science and nature studies for the year!  Continue reading

Super Teacher Worksheets {Schoolhouse Crew Review}


An educational site that I can use for my children, despite their age or what grade they are in I count as a great resource. If a site features multiple subjects  such as math, science, phonics,  or English to name a few, even better.  Though my children have their curriculum planned out for the school year, things have the potential to come up and plans change in our weekly schedule. If we can’t do something we intended or if my children are needing a little extra practice of concepts and terms taught, resources such as printable worksheets help in a huge way. 
In being a member of the Schoolhouse Crew Review team, I received the privilege to review Super Teacher Worksheets . I was given an Individual Membership which covers access to everything on their site for up to one full calendar year! In light of current events and our soon to be a bit more busy schedule this opportunity couldn’t have come at a better time. 
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