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Engaging Adventure Stories Featuring Girls

Engaging Adventure Stories Featuring Girls

While I don’t like to put things in boy and girl categories, the reality is that this naturally occurs in our everyday lives. We often view boys as the tough, rugged, adventurous ones (and often read adventure stories featuring boys), and girls are viewed as more dainty –  having tea parties and playing with dolls.(…)

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Using Horse Stories for a Horse Unit Study {FREE Printable Worksheets}

Using Horse Stories for a Horse Unit Study {FREE Printable Worksheets}

We can’t learn enough about horses in our house! Everything is horse related,  from horse coloring, to horse movies, horse stories, horseback riding lessons, 4-H club, and even horse apparel. Not only are we doing equine science as our science this year, but we are also using some other horse stories and books for some(…)

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25 Days of Christmas Movies with Free Printable List

25 Days of Christmas Movies with Free Printable List

It’s December 1st! Christmas shopping is in full swing, the tree is up and the house is decorated. Very soon cookies will be baking and present wrapping will commence! One of the other things we love to do during this time of year is binge watch Christmas movies. This year I decided to make a(…)

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North American Bird Nature Study

North American Bird Nature Study

Springtime is big nature study time in our house. The winter months are cold here so we tend to hibernate a little, but as soon as spring hits we can’t wait to get outside. One of our most favorite things to do is check out the birds in our area. It is very simple to(…)

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Coding Games in Scratch Book Review

Coding Games in Scratch Book Review

In this technology based world it is essential that we strive to educate our children with the latest of technologies. It feels as though if we don’t, in the blink of an eye technology has passed us by! One of the more prevalent computer skills needed in today’s world is the ability to code. This(…)

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Using the Who Was Series Biographies for Homeschool History {With FREE Printables}

Using the Who Was Series Biographies for Homeschool History {With FREE Printables}

As I prepare for the coming school year I am looking to do a few different things in our homeschool. I am preparing this Who Was Series For Homeschool History for my 5th grader. I would like her to get a broader slice of life out of her history this year by delving in deeper(…)

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Art for Teens Who Say They Can’t Draw

Art for Teens Who Say They Can’t Draw

Does your teenager say things like, “I can’t draw! I’m no good at art! I draw like a kid!” Are you discouraged to see your teen, who used to love drawing, give up in frustration? Maybe you look at his drawings and say, “Well, they don’t look so horrible. They’re better than they used to(…)

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Fun With Geography ~ FREE Geography Printables

Fun With Geography ~ FREE Geography Printables

Over the span of a little more than I year I have created a multitude of World Geography games, printables, and resources. I believe one of the best ways to learn things is through hands on activities and games. My kids always enjoy playing a fun game such as Where in the World – Fun(…)

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World Geography Scavenger Hunt: Europe ~ FREE Printable

World Geography Scavenger Hunt: Europe ~ FREE Printable

This is the final World Geography Scavenger Hunt in a series of five. What I love about these is that they are fun and flexible. You can play a search and find map game with them, you can use them as memorization lists, you can even print them out to use as a quiz! Pair them with(…)

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World Geography Scavenger Hunt: Asia ~ FREE Printable

World Geography Scavenger Hunt: Asia ~ FREE Printable

This is the 4th World Geography Scavenger Hunt in a series of five. What I love about these is that they are fun and flexible. You can play a search and find map game with them, you can use them as memorization lists, you can even print them out to use as a quiz! Pair them(…)

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Summer Reading Fun With FREE Printable Lists By Age

Summer Reading Fun With FREE Printable Lists By Age

I am an avid reader. Somehow, all three of my children have acquired that trait. Needless to say we do A LOT of reading in our house and make countless trips to the library. Despite all of this I am very aware that not every child (or parent for that matter) loves to read. However,(…)

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World Geography Scavenger Hunt: Africa ~ FREE Printable

World Geography Scavenger Hunt: Africa ~ FREE Printable

Geography can feel dry and boring, but there are actually many fun ways to learn geography! One of the ways is with this World Geography Scavenger Hunt that I came up with to help make it more fun for my kids. This Africa printable is the third in my series of World Geography Scavenger Hunt(…)

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