Book Inspired Recipes, Nature Study, Recipes

Dandelion Jelly Recipe

Our dandelions have been thriving, and I have embraced the so-called ‘weed’, that so eagerly wants to grow in my back yard. What about you? Have you been curious to try to make Jelly out of the yellow petals scattered across your yard? I gave it a try! Check out this recipe, and how we… Continue reading Dandelion Jelly Recipe

Art Projects, Hygge

Macrame and Hygge: Relax and Beautify

Hygge is so many things. It is cocoa by candlelight, laughing with friends, creating a cozy nest, and getting rid of distractions and stressors so you can enjoy the everyday. Those last two reasons are exactly why macrame and hygge pair so beautifully together. Macrame is a Great De-stressor When you are focusing on your… Continue reading Macrame and Hygge: Relax and Beautify

Learning with MineCraft, Minecraft in the Homeschool, Our Homeschooling Space, Preschool Activities

How We Use Snap Cubes for Creative Writing with Our Preschooler – Using the BraveWriter Lifestyle

We have been using snap cubes in our homeschool for the last two years, and Logan loves to build all sorts of new characters for Minecraft with them. Now we are using the BraveWriter Lifestyle of writing, alongside his interests and seeing the most amazing results! When my youngest was 4 years old, I heard… Continue reading How We Use Snap Cubes for Creative Writing with Our Preschooler – Using the BraveWriter Lifestyle

Art Projects, Book Inspired Recipes, FREE Printables

Kelp Cookies: An Octonauts Inspired Lesson Plan!

Bake up some delicious Kelp Cookies with your kids while reading The Octonauts and The Great Big Open Ocean by Meomi. Recipe + Lesson Plan in our Shop Now! Our kids just love the Octonauts and while reading The Octonauts Explore the Great Big Open Ocean we got to talking about Kelp Cookies. Not only were… Continue reading Kelp Cookies: An Octonauts Inspired Lesson Plan!

Book Inspired Recipes, Recipes

Baking Monkey Bread With Kids

Baking Monkey Bread with kids is fun and easy! Try out this bread recipe of ours with your kids and pair it with a #bookandagame! Monkey Bread starts with a buttery-egg dough, that you knead until smooth and satiny, then rolled out and cut into shapes that are dipped into butter, and sugar and cinnamon,… Continue reading Baking Monkey Bread With Kids

Fun With Slime, Preschool Activities

ABC Cookies + Pink Glitter Slime! A Fun Spelling Activity For Kids!

Looking for a fun spelling activity your kids cannot resist? Try our Pink Glitter Slime + ABC Cookies Play Set - perfect for pre-k to grade 2! Do your kids like to make slime? Our kids really love slime, and I'm reminded of the song "Slime After Slime" by The Holderness Family on YouTube because… Continue reading ABC Cookies + Pink Glitter Slime! A Fun Spelling Activity For Kids!

Book Inspired Activities, Book Reviews

Glitter Snow Dough Recipe – A Book Inspired Activity + Book Review

We have been mixing up the most fun sensory bin activity while reading Winter Snow Fun by Wendy Dunham and Michel Sparks, and my 4-year-old has been loving it! Have you heard of the Tales of Buttercup Grove? It's a beautifully written and illustrated book series centered around kindness, good Christian values, and being a good friend. They… Continue reading Glitter Snow Dough Recipe – A Book Inspired Activity + Book Review

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

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