Activities For Your Toddler


Hi everyone! I’ve gotten so many requests for fun educational activities for toddlers that I’m going to try and do a regular series on the Teeny Tot. Maybe we’ll call it Teeny Tot Tuesdays!   What’s in the Box for the Teeny Tot this week? Unifix Sudoku and Unifix Cubes (Instead of actually playing the Sudoku game, she just matched…

Educational Insights GeoSafari® Tuff Cam Review


As you all know, I LOVE Educational Insights stuff! Not only because they are so fun, but also because they are nice and sturdy! So I was totally psyched (yes, I’m an 80’s child) when they asked me to review the GeoSafari® Tuff Cam!    As you can imagine, with all the photos we take around here the kids are…

Smens and iTunes Gift Card Winners


I should say the winners are…   The Smens Scented Pens from Educational Insights Winner is:   The www.appsforhomeschooling.com $25 iTunes Gift Card winner is:   Congratulations to both of you, I hope you enjoy your prizes and thank you for reading!

Thanks to Our Sponsors | October


  I just wanted to take a minute to welcome, say thank you, and introduce you to my sponsors for October 2011!   Our favorite spelling, phonics and reading program. Online Spanish program, great for younger students.   High quality felt sets, sold in several themes.   Online education program for homeschool, afterschool, remediation and summer use. It teaches prek-8th…

Road Trip USA: Massachusetts


Welcome to Massachusetts! We’re doing great on our Road Trip USA trek this year and the kids are doing great learning about our wonderful USA! We started off this week with the Teeny Tot quizzing everyone on the states they’ve learned so far. Then she located Boston, MA on our Wall Map for all to see. Actually, she located Virginia,…

Pumpkin Preschool Printables


Since it is fall, I thought I’d pull out my Pumpkin Preschool Printables for the Teeny Tot! If you aren’t familiar already, these printables are part of my Letter of the Week curriculum.   With the harvest coming I reminded my children about the real harvest. We learned Matthew 9:37-38  “Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful…

Gingham Calendar Day & Month Printables


Hi everyone! I’ve had several requests to make a Calendar Printables Set, so here it is! I’m excited to present my Gingham Calendar Days! Click below to download: Gingham Calendar Days Part 1 Gingham Calendar Days Part 2 (NOTE: If you are having troubles getting the file to download, please RIGHT click on teh above link then select “SAVE LINK…

iPad Educational Apps


It’s here! It’s finally here! Today we received an iPad2 and everyone is excited! So just to show how necessary this purchase was, I wanted to share some great educational iPad Apps with you today! Although I think it’s a fun thing to have around in general, the truth is I am really excited to use it as a tool…

7th Annual Homeschool Blog Awards


Hi everyone! I’m so excited! The 7th Annual Homeschool Blog Award Nominations are now OPEN!     Make sure to click the above button and head over to nominate your favorite blogs! You can nominate one blog per category, so there is a lot of love you can send to your favorite bloggers! Here are some of my favorites!  …

Educational Insights: Smens Review & Giveaway


So today, I have another fun little giveaway from Educational Insights for you! Smens Scented Pens! The Smens from Educational Insights have become our latest summer school motivating tool! We’ve been using them to complete our Summer Bridge Activities from Carson Dellosa. We do a lesson each day and the Smens are our “special” pens for these activities. Somehow having…