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…

You Can Read & K4 Expansion Winner


Hi everyone! I hope you are all having a wonderful holiday weekend! As promised, I have a winner for the K4 Expansion Pack and You Can Read giveaway! YAY! Congratulations to Marci at Life on Rancho Relaxo! You’ve won both the  K4 Expansion Pack and You Can Read membership! Thanks to everyone for entering to win and for reading our…

Nigerian Banana Fritters Recipe


Hi, and welcome to the fried foods portion of this weeks Nigeria activities! Today we’ll be making Nigerian Banana Fritters. They’re fairly easy to make and went over fairly well with the folks here at Confessions of a Homeschooler. So first off we’ll gather our ingredients, you probably have most of this at home already. Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas 2…

West African Benne Cakes


If you missed the Nigerian quicksand experiment, go back and read it first, then come back here for a yummy West African Benne Cake recipe! These cookies are really easy to make and surprisingly tasty! I even had everything on hand which makes it much easier. The only odd-ball ingredients are the sesame seeds and if you’ve done any kind…

Nigeria Quicksand Experiment


Nde-ewo! Welcome to our Expedition Earth Nigeria quicksand experiment. Quicksand is a soupy mixture of sand and water where sand is floating in and on the water. It is both a solid and a liquid at the same time, making it a trap to moving animals and people. Quicksand occurs when water has flooded an area of sand and then…