My boys are always telling me they are bored and don’t have anything to do. It isn’t easy keeping three boys busy all day. For Easter their grandma gave them a paper airplane kit called Fold N Fly Paper Airplanes Kit. It comes with 18 sturdy colored papers and instructions on how to make six…Read More Fold ‘n Fly Paper Airplanes
TEACHING OBJECTIVE/BEFORE YOU BEGIN: Before you make an ant farm with your preschooler spend some time observing ants traveling in and out of ant hills in your yard. If you are lucky enough to see the large queen ant, point her out to your child and compare her size to the rest of the ants.…Read More Fun Preschool Activity — DIY Ant Farm
Parents who eagerly wait for baby’s first tooth to show can suddenly find themselves eagerly searching for teething remedies instead. Teething is the first growth of a baby’s teeth. It generally occurs in babies between six and nine months of age. It’s an important part of growing from an infant into a toddler, but can…Read More Teething Remedies that Soothe Baby, and Mom Too!
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…Read More The Bean Jar
I never set out to give my toddlers chores to do. You might be thinking, “That’s too young! Toddlers can’t do chores!” That’s what I thought too, that is until I was constantly tripping over my boys while trying to do my own household chores. Let’s face it, toddlers want to help mom, even when…Read More Teaching Toddlers to do Household Chores