Recipes, Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day Tea Party with Heart Waffles

Do you enjoy tea parties? They are so fun, and we usually do poetry tea time weekly, so this week we decided to make pink heart shaped waffles for our Valentine's Day Tea Party, and decorate with a heart theme! Because our waffle maker is a flower shape, with 5 small heart petals, making heart… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Tea Party with Heart Waffles

Non sugar Valentine ideas- bananas
Valentines Day

13 Sugar-Free Valentine Ideas for Kids

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and while it would be super easy to just go pick up a bag of candy, that is not always a good fit. So, here are my favorite sugar-free Valentine Ideas for kids, that are not candy, but still sure to be tons of fun! Plus, a few cutesy sayings… Continue reading 13 Sugar-Free Valentine Ideas for Kids

Book Reviews, Curriculum Review, Masterpiece Studio, Novel Study

Dragon Masters Novel Study Guide: Book 1

My son recently began reading “The Dragon Masters" by Tracey West in his free time, and I found a fun Novel Study Guide to use along with it. There is more joy in my heart about this topic than this post can share. I did not see this coming, but my son is reading for… Continue reading Dragon Masters Novel Study Guide: Book 1

Book Reviews, Build Your Masterpiece Class

Author Spotlight: A Poodle in Paris by Connie Kaldor

I love children’s books so much, and when I find one to include in the Build Your Masterpiece Class Adventures, I get so excited. That's what happened with the book, “A Poodle in Paris" by Connie Kaldor. I was able to interview her about her creative process, and she offered to share a copy of her… Continue reading Author Spotlight: A Poodle in Paris by Connie Kaldor

Build Your Masterpiece Class, Daily Rhythm

Bring Hygge into Your Homeschool in 5 Easy Steps

Let’s face it, we are all spending a lot more time at home right now. Home is where we work, school, eat, sleep, exercise, relax. It is everything, but is it a place where we find contentment? That was a question I was asking myself last year as I was parenting (and homeschooling) in a… Continue reading Bring Hygge into Your Homeschool in 5 Easy Steps

Curriculum Review, Life Skills, Masterpiece Studio

“If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” Learning Pack

Perfect for Preschool “If You Give A Mouse a Cookie” Learning Pack from the Masterpiece Studio was the perfect fit for my two preschool-aged boys. Right away, I decided to purchase the book "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” by Laura Joffe Numeroff for our personal home book collection, but it would certainly be… Continue reading “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” Learning Pack

Build Your Masterpiece Class, Unit Studies

A Delicious Eiffel Tower: France Unit Study

Our stay-at-home orders are one of the strictest in the nation. However, our family loves to travel and are missing that so much! As a result, we are traveling the world with books in our homeschool! Recently, we toured France with The Masterpiece Studio's France unit study. Week one alone was chock full of activities, recipes,… Continue reading A Delicious Eiffel Tower: France Unit Study

Build Your Masterpiece Class, Unit Studies

Bears in the Mountains: A Homeschool Unit Study

Learn about bears in the mountains anytime of year. Snuggle up with some good books, hot chocolate and pretend you aren't hibernating... yet! This darling unit was a favorite from our autumn term and is perfect for winter. We started by taking a hike on a local trail that intersects with the migration path of… Continue reading Bears in the Mountains: A Homeschool Unit Study

Book Inspired Art Projects

Pipe Cleaner Scribble Craft for Kids ~ A Book Inspired Activity

We are creating Pipe Cleaner Scribble Crafts today while reading "I'm Not Just A Scribble" by Diane Alber, and our kids cannot get enough! Crafting with pipe cleaners These little things may have to be one of my kid's favourite art supplies ever, and whenever I set them out on the table, they go bonkers… Continue reading Pipe Cleaner Scribble Craft for Kids ~ A Book Inspired Activity

Book Reviews, Halloween, Slime

Booger Slime ~ A Book Inspired Activity for Kids!

Whip up a batch of Booger Slime, inspired by the children's book Don't Eat Your Boogers (You'll Turn Green) by Carrie Lowrance that your kids will love!   All kids love the concept of boogers! The book Don't Eat Your Boogers (You'll Turn Green) by Carrie Lowrance has gotten our kiddos interested in reading books that are… Continue reading Booger Slime ~ A Book Inspired Activity for Kids!