Category: Homeschooling

Funky Monkey Forecast™ Magnetic Daily Weather Set {review & giveaway}


I recently had been looking for a fun hand’s way to teach my two children age 2 1/2 and soon to be five years old about the calendar as well as our weather. I wanted something to display in our school area that could easily be changed up daily. I found a few calendars here and there but they weren’t cutting it as I wanted the weather listed too! I needed an all in one and something that would be exciting and boldly catching the eye and interest of children. This is when I discovered a fantastic educational set from Learning Resources that could do all I wanted and more super easily! Continue reading

Happy Earth Day!

2013-04-22Melody and Owen are celebrating a week of Earth appreciation! We started today talking about ways we help take care of the earth and did a fun craft. The craft was of the earth and then the kids traced their hands and Mommy helped cut those out so the kids could glue them to the back of the earth.  It was to help the kids remember caring for our planet gives it a helping hand.

Did you do anything for Earth Day? Please share what!

Pantone: Color Cards – 18 Oversized Flash Cards {Review}


Pantone Color Cards to date are my favorite color learning flash cards for children! They are eye catching, playful, innovative, and simply irresistible! Being a graphic designer myself with a love for bold colors and a fresh take to design, I appreciate these cards greatly and probably would have even opted for set whether I had children or not. Continue reading

Learning Resources Simple Tape Measure {Review & Giveaway!}


The Learning Resources Tape Measure is a must have learning tool for young children. It’s perfect for reinforcing early math skills. This product is largely sized but not overly making it ideal for little hands to control and use. The tape measure has a soft-grip handle as well as a manual wind up crank. The crank is great for little ones to practice and master fine motor skills by reeling it back up. The colors are of green, purple, and yellow making making it gender neutral i.e good for either a girl or a boy. Continue reading