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April 16, 2014

Preschool Art: Q-tip Skeleton

Q-Tip Skeleton

We've been learning about the human body as part of our homeschool curriculum and my preschooler never wants to be left out of anything. This simple preschool art activity is perfect for teaching preschoolers about their skeleton or as part of a Halloween theme. I love projects that are … [Read more...]

#RetroSummer – Magnifying Glass Science

Science for kids

Between the recent eclipse and the Transit of Venus, my kids' interest in astronomy has been piqued. We tracked down several pairs of special glasses to view both events and spent quite a bit of time talking about why you shouldn't look directly at the sun. Remembering summers spent burning ants … [Read more...]

7 Fun Ways to Keep Cool This Summer

fun

This guest post is by Michelle from Fun on a Dime. Be sure and check out her blog for some great tips for frugal family fun! Looking for some fun activities to do this summer with your kiddos or maybe even by yourself? Check out some of these cool treats and fun projects that are sure to keep you … [Read more...]

Top 5 Summertime Math Activities

Summer Math

Summertime is officially upon us. Do you have a plan for keeping your kids academically challenged through the summer months? Studies have shown that kids can loose up to 2 1/2 months of information during an extended summer vacation. I don't know about you, but that is a bit frightening to me. … [Read more...]

Gardening with Kids: 5 Easy Tips to Get you Started

Gardening with Kids

Gardening can be a great activity to teach kids about the world around them. It's been a few years since we've had a full-fledged garden, and despite the fact that I am way too pregnant to do much of the work myself, I was determined that this year we were going to do some planting. My boys are … [Read more...]