• Pumpkins are one of my favorite fall themes. I don’t think you have to wait until Halloween to work on kids activities with pumpkins. They can be explored September through November. There are so many ways that children can learn and create with pumpkins. I have found totally awesome pumpkin themed activities you will love on… [Continue Reading]

    35 Totally Awesome Kids Activities with Pumpkins
  •   Early learners have been weaving plate mats for decades. Why? They are such a great way to work on cutting and fine motor skills. The end product is so cute.  We have fond memories of doing them and we know our kids will love making them too. Why not have our children in the… [Continue Reading]

    Fall Craft- Woven Apple
  •   Earlier this week I shared a printable spelling ladder game along with some other spelling games that you can use with your children to review spelling words.   For many kids it can be hard to sit down and review spelling words. (Yes, even with a game!) While I feel it is important to write words… [Continue Reading]

    Let’s Get Moving While Reviewing for a Spelling Test
  •   My son goes to one school and I teach at another. I am always looking for ways to help his school that don’t involve being at school during the day. The Tyson Project A+™ gives me two avenues of helping out JDaniel’s school. I am also always looking for fun and fast dinner ideas!… [Continue Reading]

    Chicken Parmesan Recipe and Tyson Project A+™
  • My son’s first spelling list of the year came home on Friday along with his weekly newsletter. This year instead of ten words he will have twenty. (That is a lot of words to work on each week. ) We have several games we play to review his words, but over the weekend I created… [Continue Reading]

    Free Spelling Games Printable- Spelling Ladders

35 Totally Awesome Kids Activities with Pumpkins

35 Totally Awesome Kids Activities with Pumpkins

Pumpkins are one of my favorite fall themes. I don’t think you have to wait until Halloween to work on kids activities with pumpkins. They can be explored September through November. There are so many ways that children can learn and create with pumpkins. I have found totally awesome pumpkin themed activities you will love on wonderful blogs. Continue Reading

Fall Craft- Woven Apple

Fall Craft- Woven Apple

  Early learners have been weaving plate mats for decades. Why? They are such a great way to work on cutting and fine motor skills. The end product is so cute.  We have fond memories of doing them and we know our kids will love making them too. Why not have our children in the primary grades work on those same skills? The project could be a Continue Reading

Let’s Get Moving While Reviewing for a Spelling Test

Let's Get Moving While Reviewing for a Spelling Test

  Earlier this week I shared a printable spelling ladder game along with some other spelling games that you can use with your children to review spelling words.   For many kids it can be hard to sit down and review spelling words. (Yes, even with a game!) While I feel it is important to write words to review them, I think it is just a Continue Reading

Chicken Parmesan Recipe and Tyson Project A+™

chicken parma

  My son goes to one school and I teach at another. I am always looking for ways to help his school that don’t involve being at school during the day. The Tyson Project A+™ gives me two avenues of helping out JDaniel’s school. I am also always looking for fun and fast dinner ideas! Let me tell you a little about Tyson Project A+™ and share Continue Reading

Free Spelling Games Printable- Spelling Ladders

Free Spelling Games Printable- Spelling Ladders

My son's first spelling list of the year came home on Friday along with his weekly newsletter. This year instead of ten words he will have twenty. (That is a lot of words to work on each week. ) We have several games we play to review his words, but over the weekend I created two more spelling games that we can do to review his words. Today I am Continue Reading

Chicken Nugget Recipe Ideas and Tysons A+ Project

Chicken Nugget Recipe Ideas and Tysons A+ Project

  With school now in session my son and I headed to our local Walmart to stock up on Tyson® chicken  we can use to make quick dinners. We both are in school! He has started second grade and I teach in the computer lab. With full days at school, homework sessions and sports some nights I just need quick yet healthy meals to put on the table. Continue Reading

Cool Painting Ideas- Exploring Symmetry

Cool Painting Ideas- Symmetry Painting

I have been dying to explore symmetry with JDaniel this summer so I put together a series of activities.  This is the first activity in the series I will sharing with you.  It involved painting with a mirror. The mirror allowed JDaniel to see what his painting would look like on both sides of a piece of tag board when we finished the project. As Continue Reading

Painting Ideas for Kids Using Rubber Bands

Painting Ideas for Kids Using Rubber Bands

  My son and I recently found a cool way to paint with rubber bands. It is one of those painting ideas for kids that they will want to do again and again.We found it while looking through a cool book by Mary Ann F. Kohl called Action ART: Hands-On Active  Art Adventures  that I was sent to review and explore. The book mentioned that Continue Reading

Back to School Supplies I Love

Back to School Supplies I Love

Along with buying the Back to School supplies that my son's teachers have requested I have my own wish list of supplies. Some of the supplies I  am sharing below are ones we already have. Some of the Back to School supplies we are getting for the start of school. Some are on my wish list. I would love to have them for Back to School or any time of Continue Reading

Awesome Language Arts Worksheets

Awesome Language Arts Worksheets and Learning Printables

  Over the last few years I have created a number for language arts worksheets  and printables  for my son to work on.  They have been gathered together in the post so that you can used them with your children.  I hope you have as much fun with them as we have. Language Arts Worksheets Build The Alphabet with LEGO Light Continue Reading

Make School Fun with Back to School Printables

Make School Fun with Back to School Printables

  It seems like school just got out for the summer, but it is already Back to School time. We will start school here in just two weeks. To get ready for school to start I have gathered a wide array of Back to School printables that will make school fun. There is everything from organizational tools, kids activities, things to send to Continue Reading