Category: Homeschooling

Free Domino Addition and Subtraction Printable

Free Domino Addition and Subtraction Printables

Practicing addition and subtraction facts are a fundamental part of elementary school math. But, children can often get tired of just worksheet after worksheet of practice problem. So, as homeschool moms, we’ve got to change it up to keep things interesting! Today, I’d like to share with you one way that I get my first...

Fairy Tale Counting Syllable Cards

Fairy Tale Themed Syllable Counting Cards

Counting syllables is another great tool to teach your child that can help improve their spelling and reading skills. It is also sometimes a largely overlooked skill since it doesn’t directly involve spelling or reading. Let’s talk about syllables and how to count them. And I’ve got a super cute set of Fairy Tale Themed...

Make it fun to practicing counting money with these hands-on activities free printables.

Free Printable Hands-On Activities for Counting Money

These free printable counting money activity worksheets are great for practicing counting coins and creating amounts of money using different coin combinations. Counting money is one skill that requires hands-on activities. Holding the coins in their hands helps students learn so much faster and more thoroughly than just seeing the images on a worksheet or...

Preschool math mini-pack free printable

Free Printable Preschool Math Mini-Pack

Preschool math can be so much fun. They are learning to count, sort, identify numbers, and so much more! The look of excitement on a child’s face when they count correctly to a new “high” is just priceless. But, at least for my kids, sometimes the never ending request for “new” things can be exhausting....

Free story template for young reluctant writers.

Reluctant Writer Activity: Draw & Write Story Template

Today, I’d like to share one of my favorite reluctant writer activities – my free, printable Draw and Write Story Template. Being a reluctant writer is very common in the early elementary grades. Writing is a hard skill! It takes memorization, patience, fine motor skills, grammar knowledge, the list just goes on. So, it’s understandable...

Children love to play family board games, but sometimes the games aren't much fun for the adults. Here is a list of 10 board games that your whole family will enjoy playing together!

The Best Games for Kids Ages 5-8

Playing games is a great way to spend some quality time with your children, but let’s be honest, sometimes the games themselves can be a real disappointment! Nothing makes me cringe more than when my kids ask “Mom, will you play Mousetrap with me”?  Games are also a great toy alternative for Christmas and birthdays....

Lapbooks in Homeschool

Why and How to Use Life Science Lapbooks

Lapbooks are a great interactive teaching resource that you can do at home with your children. The best part about lapbooks is they can be adapted to fit any subject or grade level. So, if you are teaching different ages, you can easily teach the same subject and just vary the difficulty of the lapbook...

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Smartick Review: Independent Math Program for Your Homeschool

Do you struggle with how best to teach your young homeschooler math?  Do you worry that your child isn’t getting a good foundation for their math skills?  Does your child get frustrated when it is time to do math?   If you answered yes to any of those questions, then you are in the right place!...

Underwater Count and Stick Preschool Math

Count and Stick Preschool Counting Activity

Preschool is a fun time for homeschooling. Your child is learning so much and is usually excited by all the new skills she is acquiring. Counting is just such a skill. Do you remember the look on your child’s face the first time she counted to ten? Priceless. Today, I’d like to share with you...

Kids are sure to love this easy winter craft! The puffy paint snowman is an easy winter craft that can be done with items you already have around the house!

Easy Winter Craft – Puffy Paint Snowman

My girls love to do crafts.  LOVE to do them.  And most days I like getting them started.  But, sometimes I just need an easy craft.  And I love to do crafts centered around a holiday.  So, this easy winter craft that I am going to share with you today is great for both! I...