1. Science Fun: A Mentos and Diet Soda Fountain!

    Get ready for your children to name you "Mom of the Year" after this activity! Aidan was amazed when I announced after dinner that we were going to create a…

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  2. Science Experiment: Blubber Keeps Whales Warm

    Before I had my boys, I taught science to groups of homeschoolers. We met one day a week for science (9:00-2:00), and it was so much fun! One year, we…

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  3. Scrabble Spelling

    This is my first year with two kids officially in homeschooling! Although, I really have to plan like I'm homeschooling all three, because it's unrealistic for the 2 year old…

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  4. Make a Super Long Picture

    Here's a simple indoor idea for the hot days of summer! Make a super long picture! We happen to own a big roll of paper (I don't know where it…

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  5. Suzuki Violin for Kids

    Gresham (age 4) has been playing violin since January I thought it might be fun to post some pictures of the boys and their violins! Both of the older boys…

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  6. Favorite Picture Books, Part 2

    Last month I shared some of our favorite picture books, and I have some more to add to the list! If you missed the first post on picture books for…

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  7. Make a Rainstick - Musical Instrument Craft

    Making a rainstick is easy to do, and the results are totally worth it - with a tube this long, you get a really soothing rain sound. Ever since I…

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  8. Sorting and Classifying

    Here's an easy game for preschoolers through elementary age, and you can use it to cover multiple learning objectives at one time! For a busy homeschooling mom, that's an important…

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  9. Favorite Picture Books for Boys

    Last month, I posted some of our favorite chapter books for boys in two parts (Here is Part 1 and Part 2). Here are some of our favorite picture books…

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  10. "Label the House" Letter Sounds Game

    This morning, Gresham was immediately on board when I handed him a stack of post-it notes and a pencil and told him that we were going to do preschool with…

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