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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…

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Thanksgiving Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten

Today I’m sharing some Thanksgiving-themed activities for preschool and kindergarten. Let’s get started! What can my child learn about Thanksgiving? Thanksgiving is a great topic to study with our kids. From learning about why we celebrate this holiday to fostering an attitude of gratitude, a week of learning about Thanksgiving will be well worth the…

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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…

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Fall Leaves Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten

Today I’m sharing some fall leaves activities for preschool or kindergarten. Let’s get started. What can my child learn from studying leaves? Lots of things! Leaves are a wonderful topic to jump into, especially with little ones. From learning coloring to observing varieties t, kids can learn a lot from this topic. Here are a…

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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…

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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….