Ava’s Office Solutions 24 piece Magnetic Push Pins have been a wonderful addition to our office and homeschooling supplies! We are always hanging and posting things up so typically we have a lot of push pins and magnets around. However, I tend to find I use magnets far more than push pins. Typical places to hang important documents or lesson plans always end up on my white board in our schooling area or on the fridge in my kitchen. Continue reading
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
Life has the tendency to change up on you when you’ve made other plans. I know this quite well because recently I unexpectedly became pregnant with out third child. We weren’t exactly planning for another baby and in fact made the decision that we were done for numerous reasons. This decision was decided upon this year and I in turn purged the house of all baby things. You can imagine our surprise. Our home-school year for my two children ages 7 and 4 was planned out and sorta set in stone and the schedule was running smoothly. Well, all that changed as I’ve been fatigued, sick, and nauseated for a few weeks and have had to be creative in straying away from intended lesson plans, field trips, and intended goal completion dates. God’s plan for our life and our homeschooling has been something completely different so we are rolling with it.
In being a member of the the Schoolhouse Crew Review Team, I was introduced to Reading Kingdom . I was offered a yearly membership to Reading Kingdom Online to use for both my four year old son and seven year old daughter. This learning program takes a completely different approach so it certainly perked my interest. Both my kids take well to learning games and educational material on-line so I figured I would give this a try. Continue reading