1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Snowman Watercolor Painting

    Here is a fun activity to kick off the Christmas season! I can't remember where I got this idea, but the first time I tried it was when I worked…

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  4. Elementary Math Bar Graph Activity

    I have found that one of the best ways to get Aidan engaged in math is to put away the worksheets and do something that relates to real life.  He…

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  5. A couple math games

    We have a 2nd grade math curriculum that I really like, but I am supplementing with some additional hands-on activities.  Children learn so much by doing and exploring.  Worksheets are…

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  6. Fishing for ABC's

    This super-easy activity has been a favorite for my boys! It always holds their interest longer than I expect it to. We use a dowel rod to be our fishing…

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  7. Easy-to-Make Accessories for Cowboys and Indians

    Our family really loves  Schleich figures.  Schleich is a German company that makes realistic plastic animals and people.  They are a little on the expensive side, but we have found…

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