Should Cursive Handwriting Come First?

Should Cursive Handwriting Come First?

What do you think?  Should a kindergartener learn cursive handwriting or manuscript first? USA Today reports 41 states no longer require that cursive is taught in schools. I taught my preschooler manuscript than cursive while in kindergarten.  I feel the cursive has...
DIY Nature Crafts for Kids

DIY Nature Crafts for Kids

Do you love the outdoors like we do?  Then you’ll enjoy these DIY Nature Crafts for Kids. It’s almost that time again.  Back to school with the kiddos.  My family chooses to homeschool, at least for now.  So we are starting school after Labor Day.  One of...
Easy DIY Slime with Scent and Glitter

Easy DIY Slime with Scent and Glitter

Are you looking for an easy DIY slime recipe? Checkout this recipe from the Sister Scenes.  These girls demonstrate their easy DIY slime recipe with optional glitter and custom scent.  This stuff is super cool and easy for children to create.  Bonus:  it doesn’t...
Learning the Human Body Kids Version

Learning the Human Body Kids Version

Human Body Kids Version is a guide to some of the best free online resources to help us teach our kids about the human body. Below are some of our favorites.   kidshealth.org is a great resource on the human body.  This site contains games, activities, videos, quizzes...
The Challenges of a Homeschool Mom

The Challenges of a Homeschool Mom

As I sit here thinking about another school year, I don’t feel my usual excitement as a homeschool mom.   As a veteran homeschooler, I know the challenges I will face this year.   I no longer have the rose colored glasses on, thinking my days will be perfect....