Homeschooling

The secret to using a bean jar to encourage good behavior in your children. The secret to using a bean jar to encourage good behavior in your children.

I have been reading a great homeschooling book called Leadership Education: The Phases of Learning by Oliver DeMille. I wanted to share a great idea that was in that book that rewards your children for good behavior. It’s called the bean jar. In the book they call it the “Bean-Counter Game”. We are just calling…

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Easy science experiments to teach your preschool aged child learn why ice melts. Easy science experiments to teach your preschool aged child learn why ice melts.

Has your preschooler ever wondered what happened to the ice cubes in his cold drink? They were there before, but now they’re gone! Have you ever warned your preschooler to eat her Popsicle quickly, before it melted? You may have been too busy wiping up melted red Popsicle to explain why it melted before she…

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Five fun magnet experiments for kids. Easy homeschooling science experiment for preschool or kindergarten. Five fun magnet experiments for kids. Easy homeschooling science experiment for preschool or kindergarten.

Whether you are homeschooling your children or just looking for some educational science activities to do with your kids, then you will love these fun magnet science experiments. You can find inexpensive magnet kits on Amazon. “I Spy” Magnet Experiment This experiment is fun for preschoolers or any child who is just learning about what…

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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 even…

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