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. Make Your Own Board Game

    So, I was thinking about how many of our activities simply involve poster board and something to color with... And I found posts here and here and here! Anyway, our…

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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. ABC Poster: Fun with Cutting and Gluing!

    Yesterday, I needed something constructive for Gresham to do with scissors.  He LOVES to cut.  And glue.  We had some magazines lying around, so we decided to cut out alphabet…

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  6. 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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  7. Managing Baby While Homeschooling, Part 2

    So how did our week go?  Well, it was still pretty wild at times! We have a long way to go! We took Friday off of school to drive an…

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  8. 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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  9. Nature Scavenger Hunt

    We are doing Apologia science for my second grader this year, and we absolutely LOVE it!  With these books, you can teach multiple children of different ages at one time,…

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  10. Make Your Own "Brown Bear, Brown Bear" Book

    Today's idea is courtesy of a college professor who really impacted my development as a teacher, Dr. Jimmie Russell.  Dr. Russell taught future teachers at OBU until she lost her…

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