When I taught Jovie to read, we used Alpha Phonics, as well as, the Bob Books. She is a great reader now, and even better than that, she loves it. Here is the gentle phonic-printable interactive folder that we are using.
Today I’m sharing one of my favorite aspects of a Charlotte Mason education: Copywork. This understated and simple, learning tool packs quite a punch when it comes to what it is capable of accomplishing for a child’s education.
Reading the analog clock is a necessary life skill, but not necessarily the easiest one to learn. The concepts needed to tell time can be complex for little ones, involving things like counting, skip counting, fractions, and more. Today I’m sharing a printable telling time learning folder.
Today I’m sharing a printable Spanish Interactive Learning Folder. We are introducing Spanish this year to our kids. Though my husband and I took Spanish in high school, we are planning to learn right alongside them.
This summer is flying by. My intentions to continue even the slightest of organized schooling throughout the summer has gone by the wayside and has been replaced with swim lessons, vacations, day trips, outdoor fun, and extra play with cousins. I don’t feel bad though, because as Charlotte Mason so wisely said, “Why be indoors,…
***NOTE: This planner has been updated for the 2022-2023 school year! We are on the countdown before our home school starts, so I’ve been doing my best to get books ordered and get organized.
We are on our last rainy stretch before our summer sun comes to stay. The kids have been a little restless indoors, so I came up with this set of Indoor Scavenger Hunts. Not just for fun (I hope), but a series of cognitive exercises that will really get them thinking…
We just finished putting our garden boxes together. I always revert to raised beds because arguably, they are more space efficient, tidy, and have better drainage (but I’m no expert).
Easter was pretty amazing. It was the first Easter in two years that no one was sick in our family. We spent the morning at church, did an egg hunt with the kids, then feasted around the table while a sweet breeze drifted through the open door.
The sun is shining through the living room windows as the Black-Capped Chickadees flit through the trees in our backyard, making melodies for all to hear. It’s only early March, but it feels like spring.