Alphabet Tree Letters


I’ve had several people asking for a set of lowercase letters to go up on their alphabet tree, so here they are! At the end of the week, once our letter is learned, we put it up on our tree signifying we’re now a master of that letter! My daughter loves adding the letters to the tree. We’ll usually review…

Expedition Earth: Mexico


Hola and welcome to our week on Mexico! Here’s what we did this week, and what we got pics of! Located Mexico & the Gulf of Mexico on the map and completed our worksheet How to say “Hello” in Spanish– Hola! Prayed for the Spanish people Learned a Spanish Song Made homemade tortillas Completed a lapbook activity Learned about and…

Guidecraft Block Mates Review & Giveaway!


Well as you know, each month I always get so excited for Guidecraft review day! And today’s the day! That’s right, we have another fun giveaway and review from the super cool folks at Guidecraft! This week we had so much fun reviewing the Block Mates Farm Animals! They come with several animal pieces so you can experiment and make…

Educational Insights Play Foam Review & Giveaway


We love Play Foam! It’s fun to squish, squeeze, and easy to mold! I think I’m asked almost daily if we can get out the Play Foam. Play Foam is a fun way to create just about anything you can imagine! It’s like play-doh, but never hardens, there’s really no mess to clean up since it sticks to itself, and…

Digital Scrapbook Supplies: Clock Works


Along with my addiction to photoshop date brushes, comes my fondness for Digital Scrapbook Clock Part Supplies! I can never find exactly what I’m looking for so I finally made my own set called Clock Works. Hope you like it too! What’s Included? All files are 300 dpi and .png format, for Personal Use Only 2 Aged Clock Faces 2…

Time 4 Learning Review Winner


Thanks to everyone who entered to win a free 30 day Trial from  Time 4 Learning As promised, we have a lucky blogger who get’s to do a Free 30 Day Trial! And the winner is.. Becky @ Purposeful Homemaking I’ll email you shortly with instructions on signing up for your Free Trial! Thanks so much for entering! Stay tuned…

Digital Scrapbooking: Monthly Overlays


Yes, I’ll admit it, I’ve gone totally overboard with the digital scrapbooking brushes and overlays! They’re my absolute new favorite thing! Mostly because they’re so versatile. They can be used as journaling tags, as an overly on a picture, for birthday invitations, they can be re-colored, re-sized…and I’m out of breath. Here are my new 12 month overlays, the file…

United States: Navajo Sand Painting Craft


We made this fun Navajo Sand Painting craft for our week on the United States of America! Well, not this one, the below painting was done by my dad, he’s done sand paintings for years and this was one he gave to me for my birthday! Thanks Dad! It is super easy and fun, but a bit messy so be…

DIY Pom-Poms


Pom-poms! I remember making tons of little animals and things using pom-poms when I was younger! While I remember it being easy, I actually had to Google how to make them again, but it was as I remembered, super easy! And a great project for kids too! Supplies: Cardboard rectangle (mine is about 1.5” wide and yielded a 2” pom-pom)…

Expedition Earth: United States of America


Hello and welcome to our Expedition Earth week on the United States of America! My daughter told me at the start of this lesson, mom, we live here, we don’t need to study it! Here are some more of the fun things we learned about on our expedition this week: Recited the Pledge of Allegiance (we do this daily anyway)…