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

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!

Book Inspired Art Projects, Build Your Masterpiece Class

How to Potty Train with The Potty Fairy ~ A Book Review

Get your kiddos potty trained with Bud, the Potty Fairy! He has arrived at our house, along with the book The Potty Fairy by Mary Pope, and our son was so happy to see him! The Potty Fairy has arrived! When Author Mary Pap introduced it to me and asked us to give it a… Continue reading How to Potty Train with The Potty Fairy ~ A Book Review

Book Reviews, Father's Day

Top 10 Books for Father’s Day Kids Will Love!

Celebrate Father's Day with our Top 10 Books Kids and Dad's will love to read together!   I cannot believe it is already June, boy did the school year fly by! And Father's Day is this weekend, and I wanted to share with you our 10 favorite books to read around this time. If you… Continue reading Top 10 Books for Father’s Day Kids Will Love!

Halloween, Our Homeschooling Space, Recipes

The Best No-Chill Sugar Cookie Recipe – Perfect for Any Holiday!

These cookies are a crowd pleaser and are perfect for any holiday, season or theme. We made them for Valentine's last year, as well as Christmas, and now for Pumpkin Week! Who has time for chilling dough anyhow? I sure don't! But, if you are making this dough ahead of time, or only want to… Continue reading The Best No-Chill Sugar Cookie Recipe – Perfect for Any Holiday!

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… Continue reading Cupcake Play Dough Kit with Loose Parts + Read-Aloud

Book Reviews, Mother's Day

Our Favorite Book To Read On Mother’s Day! “How to Raise a Mom” by Jean Reagan – A Book Review

This Mother's Day, snuggle up with a good book with your children to celebrate moms, with the Children's Book "How to Raise a Mom" by Author Jean Reagan. It's our favorite! We have been reading 10 fabulous books for Mother's Day this past week and created some beautiful Mother's Day Cards with Buttons but this book… Continue reading Our Favorite Book To Read On Mother’s Day! “How to Raise a Mom” by Jean Reagan – A Book Review

Book Inspired Art Projects, Easter

Tinfoil Egg Holders for an Ollie EggPop! Breakfast

Since reading The Boy Who Became What He Ate we were inspired to create our own tinfoil egg holders for an exciting, fun and healthy breakfast just like Ollie! Do you want to try an Ollie Breakfast, but realize you don't have egg holders? No worries! I'll show you how to make your own in… Continue reading Tinfoil Egg Holders for an Ollie EggPop! Breakfast

Art in the Homeschool, Recycled Art Projects

DIY Floating Scribble Stick Hanger for Your Homeschool Room

We have been making so many scribbles this week while reading I'm Not Just a Scribble by Diane Alber, that I needed to come up with a way to hang and display them! I ended up creating a simple and effective display that blew our kids away! They were shocked to see a floating stick… Continue reading DIY Floating Scribble Stick Hanger for Your Homeschool Room