Kids learn best when they are directly involved in the process. Set a solid educational foundations with these hands-on activities for preschoolers. My youngest daughter just turned 6 years old, so we are officially out of the preschool phase. I still end up with preschoolers hanging out at my house for one reason or another on a pretty regular basis, and they all LOVE … [Read more...] about The Best Hands-on Activities for Preschoolers
Learning Activities for Kids
Hands-on learning activities for elementary school aged children. Kids activities for ages 5-12 years old. This is a great resource for primary school teachers and homeschool parents.
Our favorite easy Halloween class party ideas for kids - simple Halloween activities kids love that are easy to prep and don't make a big mess. Halloween is the most celebrated holiday at my kids' school. Only Johnny goes there this year, but in the past I've had all my kids there. Between being a room mom and volunteering at three kids' parties for multiple years, I got … [Read more...] about Easy Halloween Class Party Ideas for Kids
Tips on setting up beginning of school year routines that help kids get to school and work through the school day stress free. Beginning of School Year Routines This year I have half of my kids in our local public school and half at home. We're three weeks into the new school year, and I'm happy to see everyone settling into beginning of school year routines. My public … [Read more...] about Beginning of School Year Routines and September Goals
Kids love the hands-on introduction to chemistry offered by the Kiwi Co Vortex Chemistry crate reviewed in this post. I loved chemistry as a kid, and my own children find it fascinating. So I welcomed the opportunity to review Kiwi Co‘s new Chemistry crates. Last week I reviewed the Kiwi Co Fire Lab crate; today I'm reviewing the Vortex Lab crate. We were sent all three … [Read more...] about Kiwi Co Vortex Chemistry Crate Review
Kids learn so much by reading non-fiction stories! Learn why we need non fiction books for kids, and discover a non fiction picture book about Chuck Yeager. Last week I got to interview Duke University professor turned picture book author Alan W. Biermann as part of the book tour for his new non-fiction picture book, Chuck Yeager Goes Supersonic. This engaging and … [Read more...] about Why Kids Need Non-Fiction Picture Books