Build Your Masterpiece Class, Curriculum Review, Nature Study

Learning about Ireland and the History of the Potato

We are learning about Ireland and the Potato this month in our homeschool with a selection of resources from books to curriculum. I love diving deep into history and expanding on a moment in time, so for history this year, we are using Story of the World by Susan Wise Bauer. While the story format works… Continue reading Learning about Ireland and the History of the Potato

Art in the Homeschool, Art Projects, Book Inspired Activities, Book Inspired Science Projects, Christmas Crafts + Art Projects, Homeschool Science Experiments, Science

Crystal Candy Cane Ornaments – A Book Inspired Art Project

Candy Cane Ornaments made with Crystals? YES! We have created the coolest art/science project that is perfect for the Holiday Season! Let's decorate our Christmas Trees with these fabulous creations... Do your kids love making crystals? How about a crystal candy cane? We have been reading Scavenger Scout: Rock Hound by Shelby Wild and Yana Popova, and… Continue reading Crystal Candy Cane Ornaments – A Book Inspired Art Project

Homeschool Science Experiments, Learning Resources, Nature Study

Teach Heathy Eating, Plus Bees + Honey

I found some really wonderful teaching resources about Healthy Foods, Grocery Shopping, Bees + Honey, that I am so excited to share about with you today, plus some helpful tips for Picky Eaters... I have recently found a great learning resource from Nature Nate's Naturals which offers you some wonderful free resources! Are you looking to teach… Continue reading Teach Heathy Eating, Plus Bees + Honey

Homeschool Science Experiments, My Homeschool Diaries, Our Homeschooling Space, Science, Slime

Mixing up a batch of glitter glue slime

We love making slime in our home and have made it so many times, even my 4-year-old knows how to make it practically by himself and by heart. Check out how he mixes up a batch of glitter glue slime, all from scratch! The conversation you know is inevitable at least once per month: kid:… Continue reading Mixing up a batch of glitter glue slime

iPad Apps, Language Arts Curriculum, Our Product Reviews, Raz-Plus

Raz-Plus for Reading Support in our Homeschool

We have been homeschooling for 3 years now, and I have tried many things, but, I want to share with you what has been doing wonders for my kids and in turn, me! Raz-Plus from Learning A-Z. They have more readers than you can count. In all grade levels. Plus lesson plans, worksheets and more. Ras-Plus… Continue reading Raz-Plus for Reading Support in our Homeschool

Field Trips, My Homeschool Diaries, Science

Field Trips to Beaver Creek

We have been making trips out to a beautiful conservation area north of Saskatoon called Beaver Creek. Come and see what it was like!

Art in the Homeschool, Crafts + Art Projects, My Homeschool Diaries

Animal Collage Art Project

I found this really fun looking art project online, and I thought it could be something my three kids would enjoy doing. Drawing scribbles with crayons + listening to music, then add painting with watercolour to see the resist art!We will continue to finish this project over the next few weeks, well honestly I cannot… Continue reading Animal Collage Art Project

Minecraft Guided Reading Unit
FREE Printables, Guided Reading, Learning Resources, Learning with MineCraft, Minecraft in the Homeschool

Minecraft Guided Reading Unit Level B+C

I am so excited to share with you today, my NEW Minecraft Guided Reading Unit! It is now up in the Downloads Library for subscribers! Download yours now, as it this unit will go into my Shop August 31st, 2018 for purchase! Do you have young readers who are interested in reading about the game they love?… Continue reading Minecraft Guided Reading Unit Level B+C

Our Product Reviews, The Curriculum Zone

Our Free Trial with BrainPOP

If you guys have been following me on Instagram, you may have heard me talk about BrainPOP and that my kids have been really liking our free trail of it so far, so I wanted to share with you more things about it! This review is mainly talking about BrainPOPjr and its contents that are… Continue reading Our Free Trial with BrainPOP