Expedition Earth: Egyptian Mummy Experiment


Oooh, Egyptian Mummies, who could resist? As part of my Expedition Earth Egypt activities my kids couldn’t wait to mummify an apple this week! They’ve been talking about it for awhile now, kind of like the Brazilian Rainforest Diorama. The ancient Egyptian mummification process is quite lengthy. It typically lasts approximately 70 days and begins first by removing all of…

Weekly Homeschool Planner Review & Giveaway


Today I have the pleasure of sharing a planner with you created by one of my BFF blogging friends, Jolanthe from Homeschool Creations! I love that we’ve become friends through our blogs and I know that whatever she creates has been done with deep consideration for her readers so I knew this would be terrific! So what am I babbling…

Educational Insights Sneaky Squirrel Winner


Thanks to everyone who entered to win the Educational Insights Sneaky Squirrel Giveaway! Congratulations to Sandi! I just sent you an email to get your shipping info! Hope you have a great time playing Sneaky Squirrel! Thanks for reading and hope everyone had a great weekend.

Kids Activity Ideas to Help Fight Summer Boredom


So, it’s been about 30 seconds since school ended for Summer and the kids are already bugging me! “What can we do?…We’re bored…Waah, waah, waah!” My first response “We can do school!” Um…that usually fends them off long enough for me to come up with something fun to do. Since I tend to focus most of my efforts on our…

Ministry of Motherhood: Week 3


I am SO excited to be participating in the Ministry of Motherhood Book Club along with Jolanthe from No Ordinary Moments and so many of you out there! If you’ve missed out on the discussions for this week make sure to hop over and visit Jolanthe’s Blog Frog discussions! S.O.A.P Week 3 Book Discussion for Week 3 My thoughts for…

The World’s Greatest Artists Unit Study


Hi everyone! I’ve been working on a fun unit study for next year! It’s called The World’s Greatest Artists Vol. 1 and I’m excited to share it here with you today! Come along on our quest to learn about some of the world’s greatest artists! So grab some art supplies and get ready to explore, create, and learn! In this…

Monthly Meal Plan: June 2011


Hi everyone! Here is the Monthly Meal Plan for June 2o11! I apologize for the last minute, but apparently my brain is on summer break. I didn’t realize I hadn’t posted until I went to see what was for dinner tonight! Then I did the “Ack, it’s 5pm and I have no plan!” freak out. Then I made up some…

Expedition Earth: Egypt


Sabahou el kheir! Welcome to our Expedition Earth week on Egypt! Everyone’s been looking forward to this week because we were planning to do a mummy experiment. And I’m not sure about your kids, but when the word “mummy” comes up, everyone gets excited! But first…we had to stamp our passports so we could continue on our journey! Here are…

K4 Curriculum ~ Number Order Puzzles 1-50


Hi everyone, I’m excited to share some new Number Order Puzzles with you. They’re part of my K4 Expansion Pack! (Don’t worry, if you purchased the expansion pack, they are already in there!) –> Click here to download the Number Order Puzzles <– To play: Cut apart puzzles along lines. Use number order to arrange pieces and complete puzzle. Puzzles…

Educational Insights Sneaky Squirrel Giveaway


Hi everyone, I have another awesome giveaway from the super cool people at Educational Insights today! We had so much fun reviewing the Sneaky Squirrel game. It was easy enough that the younger kids could catch on, and it moved fast enough that it kept the attention of everyone. The kids literally love this game! The Rules: The game starts…