1. Writing Letters in Sugar

    Here's an easy idea for practicing writing the alphabet - writing in sugar! Sometimes it helps to get more of the senses involved when working on writing. We got this…

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  2. Make a Home for a Pretend Pet

    The flu hit our house this week! And it has not been fun. It starts with fever and aches, and lasts about 5 days total. All of us have had…

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  3. Pinecone Bird Feeder

    We are studying birds in our science curriculum (which we absolutely love!), and when we came to an experiment in which we compare two different bird seeds, we decided to…

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  4. Dried Bean Mosaic Art Project

    Aidan has been studying the Roman Empire in history, and we read that they created a lot of mosaics to decorate their buildings. We bought a bag of 15 bean…

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  5. Watercolor Collage Art Project

    Here is an idea for making collage artwork that is similar to the pictures created by Eric Carle. We love Eric Carle books at our house! Here is a link…

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  6. Preschool Alphabet Game: Matching Capitals and Lowercase

    Today, Gresham and I matched capital letters with lowercase letters using cards from an alphabet Go Fish game. I like this card set because the capital card has an adult…

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  7. Felt Star Christmas Ornaments

    Today we were supposed to go to a GI appointment for Owen, but he woke up with a fever, so we had to cancel the appointment. After the week we've…

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  8. How Big was Goliath?

    Today's advent tree reading was about David and Goliath. (Well, when I say "today," I mean the one we did today, which was the reading for December 11th. But if…

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  9. Build a Bird Nest Science Project

    I've blogged about our science curriculum before because I absolutely love it! We are doing Exploring Creation Zoology Vol. 1: Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day from Apologia. The first…

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  10. Tape Roadways for Hot Wheels Cars

    This afternoon, I needed to have a few minutes of peace while I ironed some clothes and got ready for a school fundraiser tonight. I remembered this fun activity on…

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