Plant Videos for Students

For every unit that we do, I always head straight to YouTube to try to incorporate videos as part of our learning.  The hard part is finding good quality videos with minimal to no ads that are educational and engaging.  After an extensive search, I finally found a good mixture of videos that touched on many […]

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Photosynthesis for Kids

It’s February and there’s about ten inches of snow in my yard right now, but we’re just wrapping up our study of plants. The middle of winter might not be the ideal time to learn about plants, but that’s what my kiddos asked to learn about. So, plants it was!  Over the next several posts, […]

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Making 10 Activities

Since the beginning of the school year, I’ve been working on slowly introducing the memorization of math facts to my son. This week we’ve been focusing on learning the numbers that add up to ten.  I thought I’d share with you the making 10 activities we’ve done this week, including a free game I created! We […]

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The Snowy Day Activities

This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement. One of my most popular winter pins is the one I found last year on a blog I love to read called katherinemaries.com. It was from a post about ten things to do on a snow day and included this cute […]

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Textured Snowman Craft

Adorable textured snowman craft for kids

  Friday is art day around here and with temperatures in the single digits last week, what better art project to make than a snowman?!  I’m so excited to share this textured snowman craft with you. The snowman looks so real that you almost feel like it’s made of snow! Materials: Construction paper or cardstock (Colors: […]

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Seven Continents Song

Students will know the names of all seven continents in no time with this fun song.

Right before the Christmas break, we wrapped up a huge thematic unit I created on animals. We were taken on a fun adventure around the world by Bert the Animal Expert, where we learned about a different animal group on each continent.  We studied amphibians, reptiles, spiders, mammals, insects, fish, and birds. We also learned […]

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Elf Writing Prompts and Ideas

Free Printable Elf Writing Prompts for Kids

This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement. Last night, we had a family movie night. We decided a couple of weeks ago what our pick would be: Elf.  My kids haven’t seen it and I hoped they’d find it as funny as we did when we first saw […]

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Angle Activities: The Angle Family Album

  Our math curriculum doesn’t do a stellar job covering angles. I went on a search for some angle activities to hopefully make the unit more fun and meaningful.  When I didn’t find anything that fit what I was looking for, I decided to create something on my own.  I put together The Angle Family […]

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