The best lessons in middle school (aside from days you saw the TV cart) were the days your teacher gave you a themed packet related to the current holiday. It happened all the time in elementary school, not so much in middle school, and I certainly don't remember it in high … [Read more...]
Looking for some great homeschool holiday plans? Then you've found the spot, you'll find book suggestions, lesson plans, and crafts for most major holidays.
Y’all I have a confession for you. I find the Elf on the Shelf creepy, and I keep seeing the pictures of him goofing off and thinking, “I don’t want to clean up that mess later on.” I liked some of the ideas for it, the moving him around into silly poses, but I also didn’t want … [Read more...]
I love Christmas. I love the smell of the Christmas tree and the music we play all the time. I love making cookies and wrapping presents. I love watching movies with my family we’ve watched since the kids were little. In all of that I want to remember the reason for Christmas. … [Read more...]
I remember fondly coming in for the random school holiday and being excited about what special lessons my teacher might have planned. Through elementary school and for part of middle school my teachers didn't disappoint. I want to bring that same level of excitement for my kids … [Read more...]
Some homeschool science experiments can be super duper simple. OF course some are not so simple, I went with simple this week because I had in-laws coming and costumes to finish. Lots of costumes to finish for Halloween, sigh silly girl. But, back to the experiment: Does a … [Read more...]