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Mar 11 2018

Are We Happy With Tinker Crate? At the beginning of the school year, our very STEM oriented student was gifted a 6 month subscription to Tinker Crate. I will be completely honest with you regarding how we feel about Tinker Crate and let you know upfront that we love it!  This product is everything that I could have hoped a…

Mar 09 2018

Hi there! I just want to take a quick moment to recommend Hoopla! Hoopla is a public library service that allows you to borrow ebooks, audiobooks, digital movies, music, comics and TV shows right on your device of choice. We have only used Hoopla for audiobooks, so that is what I am specifically recommending it for. I spend a lot of time driving…

Mar 04 2018

The Insect Lore Live Butterfly Garden Hi there – I am so happy that you stopped by to learn how to raise butterflies at home! In order to grow our butterflies, we started by purchasing the Insect Lore Butterfly Garden kit. We used this set as one of our kindergarten science activities. We were so happy with it that I plan to…

Mar 02 2018

Today, I want to mention a program that is near to my heart because it provides high quality children’s books to anyone who signs up, free of charge, with no questions asked. I believe that quality education should be affordable and accessible to all children, which is why I am so pleased to share with you Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library….

Feb 28 2018

How We Made Melted Crayon Art One of the first projects that we ever attempted to do in our homeschool combined art and science as we observed the sun’s ability to melt crayons.  First, we chose a piece of good, sturdy drawing paper that we already had in our schoolroom. A piece of canvas would have worked nicely, but we…

Feb 08 2012

Last year, before the wonder of Pinterest was introduced to my life, I was searching the web for nursery inspiration. I noticed that a lot of people are using those wall quote decals in their nursery’s. At first I thought they were kind of tacky, but I quickly grew to like them, then love them. Sooner or later I had…