Kindergarten · Preschool

Teaching Kids the Scientific Method without Trying

The other day M was making some type of artistic creation and asked for the glitter glue.  When I told her there was none left, the rest of our conversation went something like this… M: Can we make glitter? Me: No, we can’t make glitter M: Why not? Me: Because I don’t know how we… Continue reading Teaching Kids the Scientific Method without Trying

Five in a Row · Kindergarten · Preschool

The Clown of God: Five in a Row Preschool/Kindergarten

Last week we rowed our first book of Five in a Row for the year with Clown of God by Tomie dePaola.  It provided a great start to our year. Here’s a look at what we did… *This post may contain affiliate links, through which I may receive a small commission at no cost to… Continue reading The Clown of God: Five in a Row Preschool/Kindergarten

Homeschool · Kindergarten · Tot School

First Week of School Recap (w/ free All About Me printable)

Our first week of school is officially in the books and although it was stressful, it was also successful.  The stress of the week was my own fault since when planning our year out I decided to start school that same week that my sister was getting married in our backyard.  Not my best idea. … Continue reading First Week of School Recap (w/ free All About Me printable)

Learning Ideas

Summer Boredom Busters – Obstacle Courses

Welcome back for the final week of our Summer Boredom Buster series.  I hope you’ve had as much fun as we have this summer, although I can’t believe it’s gone by so fast!  Most of our friends in public school started school today and we are gearing up to start next week so it’s been… Continue reading Summer Boredom Busters – Obstacle Courses

Learning Ideas

Summer Boredom Busters – Sun Melted Crayons

Thanks for stopping by!  We’re on week 9 on our Summer Boredom Buster series and I can’t believe the summer is almost over.  This week the kids and I took all of our old, broken crayons and turned them into new ones.  This project has been on my radar for awhile since we started putting… Continue reading Summer Boredom Busters – Sun Melted Crayons