4th of July

21 July 4th Crafts, Activities + Recipes Your Kids Will Love!

July 4th is around the corner, so let’s celebrate with 21 July 4th Crafts, Activities + Recipes Your Kids Will Love! The colors red, white and blue are in full swing over here, as we celebrate the 4th of July, with crafts, activities and yummy recipes. Here are some of the favorites! 20 July 4th …

Book Reviews Music in the Homeschool

COLORmeMozart Piano Lessons Have Been A Success for Our Kids!

We recently found COLORmeMozart and their wonderful piano lesson book, and my kids are now waking up and playing the piano, simply, easily and with joy. Do your kids struggle with daily piano practice? We have done piano lessons in the past, and it was always a struggle to have them ‘practice’ each week, and …

Art in the Homeschool Giveaways

Build Your Masterpiece Class Instagram Giveaway!

Our Art + Literature Curriculum has just been launched, and Unit 1 of the Adventures in Italy is here! To celebrate, we are hosting an Instagram Giveaway for 3 Lucky Winners to receive 1 Free Copy of the Adventures in Italy, Unit 1! How to Enter: ✅Like & Save this post ✅Follow @build_your_masterpiece_class  ✅Tag 1 friend …

Art Projects Nature Art Storybook Read-Alouds

How To Make 100 Rainbow Rocks for Your Classroom – Art Tutorial + Read-Aloud

Create 100 Rainbow Rocks for Your Classroom or homeschool with rocks from your backyard, acrylic paint and mod podge that your kids will love! We have been painting up a rainbow storm this weekend with rocks the kids gathered from the yard. They made it into a fun activity and worked together to gather the rocks …

Book Inspired Activities Fine Motor Skills Play-Dough Kits Playdough Activities

Cupcake Play Dough Kit with Loose Parts + Read-Aloud

Create beautiful mini cupcakes with your own Cupcake Play Dough Kit! Enjoy it with our read-aloud of “JoJo and Daddy Bake a Cake” by Jane O-Connor! Play-dough kits are super fun and easy to put together. All you need is playdough, homemade, or store-bought, some loose parts, and a good book! Today we have created …

Book Inspired Recipes Book Reviews

Sticky Swamp Quiche from Ollie’s Cookbook – A Lunch Kids Love!

Since reading Ollie the Boy Who Became What He Ate, by Ollie’s Edible Adventures, and downloading our free cookbook after subscribing to the Ollie Club website, we have been trying out the recipes and giving them a try with the kids. Today we are cooking up some Yummy Sticky Swamp Quice, and my son just …

Art in the Homeschool Nature Art Our Homeschooling Space

Setting up a Mud Kitchen in our Backyard for the Kids!

We have been Setting up a Mud Kitchen in Our Backyard for the Kids for them to play and create. Let me share with you what we have done so far! Clay Time is our Favorite Time Our kids love it, and so do I! Like when we made clay moons after reading Nonni’s Moon …

Book Reviews Nature Study

10 Nature Study Books that Bring the Love of Nature to Your Kids!

Bring the love of nature into your homeschool with these 10 Nature Study books that we love to read while playing outside in the spring and summer! “Every forest is an amazing community of living things -Each animal and plant relies in its own special way on the trees of the forest.” -Quote from Children’s Book …