•   The wind seems to blow through our yard everyday. It only made sense then to explore the wind as a part of the the A-Z Science Experiments for Kids series hosted by Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails. As you will see we conducted a number of cool science experiments with wind. We created a… [Continue Reading]

    Windy and Cool Science Experiments with Free Printable
  •   I know that Father’s Day is still a long way away.( We haven’t even had Mother’s Day yet.) Creating the Your My Biggest Fan Mother’s Day card got me thinking about cards we could make with cupcake liners. That lead to thinking about what holiday will come up next after Mother’s Day. Father’s Day… [Continue Reading]

    Amazing Out of This World Father’s Day Card
  •        You probably have a bunch of word lists that your kids have brought home from school or worked with at home.  You can develop a compiled  list of sight words from those lists. That list can be used to create great sight word games. We have used our list to explore words on… [Continue Reading]

    Pick Up Sticks Sight Word Games
  •   Earlier this week I shared a Mothers Day card idea that children in the primary grades or preschool could make for their moms for Mothers Day and today I have a card for older children to make. This card requires that children have mastered cutting and precise gluing. While some younger children could do… [Continue Reading]

    Mother’s Day Cards- My Biggest Fan
  •   My son and I have done a number of projects for his grandmothers for Mother’s Day. We have taken pictures on my son making a heart shape over his heart to put on homemade Mother’s Day cards. Another year we made three different kinds of paper flowers for a Mother’s Day bouquet. When my son… [Continue Reading]

    Mother’s Day Poems and Printable Craft

Windy and Cool Science Experiments with Free Printable

Windy and Cool Science Experiments

  The wind seems to blow through our yard everyday. It only made sense then to explore the wind as a part of the the A-Z Science Experiments for Kids series hosted by Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails. As you will see we conducted a number of cool science experiments with wind. We created a wind turbine or pinwheel for us to use to Continue Reading

Amazing Out of This World Father’s Day Card

Amazing Out of This World Father's Day Card

  I know that Father’s Day is still a long way away.( We haven’t even had Mother’s Day yet.) Creating the Your My Biggest Fan Mother’s Day card got me thinking about cards we could make with cupcake liners. That lead to thinking about what holiday will come up next after Mother’s Day. Father’s Day came to mind so, we made a Father’s Day Continue Reading

Pick Up Sticks Sight Word Games

Pick Up Sticks Sight Word Games

       You probably have a bunch of word lists that your kids have brought home from school or worked with at home.  You can develop a compiled  list of sight words from those lists. That list can be used to create great sight word games. We have used our list to explore words on a taped spider web and by hanging tissue paper leaves in the correct Continue Reading

Mother’s Day Cards- My Biggest Fan

Mother's Day Card Idea- "You're My Biggest Fan"

  Earlier this week I shared a Mothers Day card idea that children in the primary grades or preschool could make for their moms for Mothers Day and today I have a card for older children to make. This card requires that children have mastered cutting and precise gluing. While some younger children could do both of those things, there may be some Continue Reading

Mother’s Day Poems and Printable Craft

Mother's Day Poems and Printable Teacup Craft

  My son and I have done a number of projects for his grandmothers for Mother's Day. We have taken pictures on my son making a heart shape over his heart to put on homemade Mother's Day cards. Another year we made three different kinds of paper flowers for a Mother's Day bouquet. When my son was really little he created a fingerprint border around Continue Reading

Place Value Games with Pasta Printables

Place Value Games- Pasta Printables

    We have been reading a lot of April Pulley Sayre’s books at our house lately to celebrate Booking Across the USA,. She was born in Greenville, South Carolina and so was my son. I thought it would be fun to read books by an author from his hometown. While we loved all of the books we read, my son and I really enjoyed a book called Continue Reading

ABC Learning- Crafting a Bee

ABC Learning- Crafting a Bee

Springtime seems to be when the bees start buzzing in our house doing a science experiment. We see them all over our yard.  Recently we crafted a big bee to have in our house to display in our kitchen. We didn’t just make a bee craft! We made a “B” craft. A giant “B” seemed to be almost the perfect shape for a bumble bee.  It is missing one of Continue Reading

Cool Experiments With Friction For Kids

Cool Experiments With Friction

  Friction is the resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another according to a dictionary definition I read. As a part of the the A-Z Science Experiments for Kids series hosted by Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails, my son and I conducted a series of  cool experiments that explored friction. We used items we found Continue Reading

Fun Science Experiments- Pollination

Fun Science Experiments- Pollination

  If a flower is going to grow, it needs for its pollen to be moved from to another plant. One way the pollen is moved is by bees. While they are dipping into a flower, some of the pollen ends up on their body and wings. When the bee visits the next flower on their hunting and gathering trip, some of the first flower’s pollen drops into this Continue Reading

Slam Dunk- Fun Math Games

slam dunk fun math games

      We have had several orange detergent containers sitting in our recycling box. It took awhile to come up with an activity I thought that could be used for and just how to decorate  one of them. As I have mentioned before, we have been really working on math facts. Lately we have been playing fun math games with printables I have made like Continue Reading

April Fools Jokes For Kids- Brown E’s

April Fool's Jokes- Homemade Brown E's

April Fools jokes that are fun are my favorites. Two years ago I pulled a whole lot of fun April Fools jokes on my family. This year I had my son help me put together a fun April Fools joke for my husband. We make brown E's.  It was a fun joke to put together and will be fun to pull on my husband. One of the teachers at my school created a pan of Continue Reading