Homeschooling

How to make and bait a DIY crawdad trap. Fun nature and science activity for kids. How to make and bait a DIY crawdad trap. Fun nature and science activity for kids.

Our boys have had a lot of fun swimming in the river behind our house this summer. There are all kinds of things to look at and explore, so many creatures to discover.   This year my boys discovered crawdads for the first time. They look like little crabs, but you can find them in…

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Five fun cricket science experiments for kids. Nature activities that are fun AND educational. Five fun cricket science experiments for kids. Nature activities that are fun AND educational.

Whether you are homeschooling your children or you are looking for a fun activity to do during a school break or holiday, these cricket science experiments are fun as well as educational.   Finding Crickets   To get started you will need to find some crickets. If you can’t find some in your back yard,…

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A homeschooling mom's tips for homeschooling kindergarten. Socialization tips, organizing your day, and a list of fun kindergarten curriculum ideas. A homeschooling mom's tips for homeschooling kindergarten. Socialization tips, organizing your day, and a list of fun kindergarten curriculum ideas.

This year my youngest son and I have embarked on an adventure together–homeschooling kindergarten. I brought my older two boys home from public school after second grade, so this year is my first year to homeschool kindergarten.   I was really worried at first. Worried my son would miss out on “going to school”, worried…

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I have been excited for my boys to be old enough to do some easy science projects. There are many fun science activities you can do with preschoolers. It’s hard to know where to start!   For our first science project I decided to let my boys watch caterpillars turn into butterflies. They were so…

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Homeschooling kids who don't like to read? Here are some hands-on learning activities that will help inspire your kids who hate to read. Homeschooling kids who don't like to read? Here are some hands-on learning activities that will help inspire your kids who hate to read.

If you are homeschooling a child who hates to read, I feel your pain. I have been struggling against this common homeschooling problem with my three boys for years. I have heard and read lots of advice on how to get children to not hate reading, but we are not there (yet). But what I…

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