Best Homeschool Supplies
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Best Homeschool Supplies

What are the best homeschool supplies? And what do you actually need? Today I’m sharing a list of homeschool must haves to keep on hand as well as things you can put on your wish list for later. We’ve been homeschooling for five years and I’ve always found it helpful to see what other families…

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Printable Homeschool Forms for Kids and Parents

Wondering what forms you might use for homeschool? Today I’m sharing some of the printable homeschool forms I use in my kids morning work binders. Stay to the end to find links to download each one. What should homeschoolers be keeping track of? Check your state requirements to find out what is mandatory to keep…

Thanksgiving Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten
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Thanksgiving Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten

Looking for some Thanksgiving activities for preschool and kindergarten? If so, I’ve got some practical lists of Thanksgiving resources and activities to get you started. Whether you are looking on building a full Kindergarten Thanksgiving unit OR you are simply looking for some ideas you can do with your preschoolers at home, I hope you…

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Owl Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten

Today I’m sharing some owl-themed activities for preschool and kindergarten. Here we go! What can my child learn from studying owls? There are many different things kids can learn from studying owls. From observing a snowy owl to learning about nocturnal behavior, kids can definitely benefit from exploring this topic further. Here are some possibilities:…

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Autumn Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten

Let’s talk about some autumn activities you can do with your preschool and kindergarten-aged kids. Here we go. How do you explain the seasons to a child? First of all, when you are trying to explain seasons to preschoolers and kindergarteners, keep it simple and let it be part of your daily conversations. Talk about…

Fall Leaves Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten
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Fall Leaves Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten

Are your kids interested in the changing leaves of Autumn. If so, I’m going to share some fun fall leaves activities for preschool or kindergarten that you can do with your kids as you learn more about this season together. My little ones have always enjoyed collecting leaves, piling them up, bringing them inside, or…

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Pumpkin Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten

Its September! Time for visiting pumpkin patches and making pumpkin pie. Today I’m sharing a list of pumpkin-related activities you can do with your kids. These ideas would be great for building a pumpkin-themed unit study for your homeschool or classroom OR for planning a few fun pumpkin themed activities for the season. Here we…

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Free Oregon State Unit Study

Today I’m sharing a huge free Oregon State Unit Study so get your planner out and lets get started! Oregon Unit Study We are branching out this year and planning our own history units. Our first one this year it to study our state (Oregon). The landscape, animals, basic history, people and key facts. We…

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How to Encourage a Beginner Mindset So Your Kids Can Learn Anything

Part of creating an atmosphere of learning is teaching our kids that being a beginner at something is not a bad thing, but rather a good thing. We’ve all been there right? Watching our kids slump over a math page with dull eyes and a complete lack of interest. We’ve seen them experience a sense…

10 Tips for Having a Productive Homeschool Day
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10 Tips for Having a Productive Homeschool Day

What is considered a productive homeschool day and how can we make it happen? Let’s tackle these two questions then get into a list of 10 practical ways you can work to achieve this. What is Considered Productive Homeschool Day? A productive homeschool day is one where you are able to achieve your main objectives….