Using items in your home to educate, entertain and arm your kids with creative skills.
Like mentioned in my “Everyday Activities” post, my kids love to participate in Snack Money Time. It started when school let out in March and the kids’ insatiable appetites came into the picture. To combat their constant demanding for sweet treats, I created a snack bin. The snack been is only available when the “store”Continue reading “Snack Money Time”
-Talk about marketing and persuasive writing and create an advertisement for your favorite snack in the bin.
We woke up Saturday morning itching to get an adventure in. My husband has always wanted to visit Leavenworth because he wanted to see the United States Penitentiary that is located there. “Sure! Let’s take the kids to go see a prison! It will be tons of fun!” I said… Before we packed the carContinue reading “Leavenworth, Kansas”
One of my goals this year, when it comes to the kids’ learning environment, was to take it outside as much as I could. I really like the quote by Charlotte Mason that states, “Never be within doors when you can rightly be without.” This is one of the main reasons I decided to incorporateContinue reading “Learning Environment”
One of the main reasons we moved into the current house we live in is because of the backyard. We love being outside as a family, but going somewhere to enjoy the great outdoors is not always possible. Because of this, it is really nice to be able to just step outside our door andContinue reading “Nature Crowns”
Our days always look a little different, but there are a few things that we consistently incorporate into them. I have found that these activities are typically pretty short, but they allow us the time to review some math, get some reading time in, and allow the kids some quiet time. If you ask myContinue reading “Everyday Activities”