Art Studies, Build Your Masterpiece Class, Saturday Book Stack

Picasso + Monet Art Books for Kids

Who loves a good Saturday Book Stack? It’s a new series on the blog I am starting! Here is just a little peek at some of the art books I have been collecting over the years of writing our Adventures in France. These book tiles are found in the book lists in our Adventures 1 to… Continue reading Picasso + Monet Art Books for Kids

Build Your Masterpiece Class, Curriculum Review, Valentines Day

Learning About Roses to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

During the month of February, my 10 year old has been enjoying the February's Love & Nature Learning Pack from Build Your Masterpiece Class. There are various, mini lessons each day/week with a monthly Read, Paint, Cook Activity Calendar. One of the lessons we have enjoyed is all about Roses. Reading Books about Roses this… Continue reading Learning About Roses to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

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

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

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

Blogging Through The Alphabet

J is for Juggling – Blogging Through The Alphabet

J is for Juggling and Jim Henson's Muppets, in The Sesame Street Libary Book Series, that we just love! The Sesame Street Libary has been something I have been collecting over the years, and we are close to having the full set. These books are fun to read and have funny stories with the Muppets!… Continue reading J is for Juggling – Blogging Through The Alphabet

Gameschooling, Learning with Technology + Gaming

Snap Circuits Jr. Game: Just Add a 10 Minute Timer!

We have come up with a fun and simple game with The Snap Ciruits Jr. Electronics Exploration Kit plus a 10-minute timer that our kids loved to play! Snap Ciruits Jr. is a really fun way to introduce circuits to your kids Our kids love technology and the Snap Ciruits Jr. Electronics Exploration Kit has become… Continue reading Snap Circuits Jr. Game: Just Add a 10 Minute Timer!