1. Teach Organizing, Graphing, and More with a Book Sorting Project

    Last week, my first grader and I completed a project that touched on so many different learning concepts - we organized all of the picture books on our shelf and…

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  2. My Father's Dragon - A Literature Unit for Ages 3-6 (Part 2)

    This is the second part of the unit I did with my first grader and 3.5 year old on My Father's Dragon. In Part 1, I shared about how we…

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  3. My Father's Dragon - A Literature Unit for Ages 3-6 (Part 1)

    When I was in college, my elementary reading professor gave each of us a copy of My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett (Amazon Affiliate link). I can't remember if I…

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  4. Preschool Unit: The Year at Maple Hill Farm

    Last week, we did a very simple unit using the book The Year at Maple Hill Farm by Alice and Martin Provensen. I have started choosing a "book of the…

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  5. More Favorite Chapter Books for Boys

    A year ago, I posted about our favorite chapter books for boys in two parts. (You can find those posts here and here.) Now that Aidan is a year older…

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  6. Favorite Chapter Books for Boys, Part 2

    We have so many favorite books that it was impossible to fit them all in one post! Here are some more of our favorite chapter books for boys, and here…

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