Learning About the Food Chain

Tadpoles, Frogs, And Crickets: Learning About The Food Chain

We just finished up a mini-unit on the food chain.  As always, I look for fun and free learning activities.  This week was all about tadpoles, frogs, and crickets as we learned about the food chain.  The kids had a blast learning about the food chain through free activities, videos, and crafts. Learning About the Read More

A is for Ant:  Free homeschool lessons

A Is For Ants: Learning About Ants

We have gone a bit out of order while working on our Alphabug lapbook/notebook.  I was waiting for our ants to arrive in the mail to begin our A is for Ant page. While we waited we watched a few videos about ants: and We read a few great books (click on pic for information): Ava and Read More


C Is For Cricket: Learning About Crickets

We took a break from our Alpahabug lapbook/notebook for a while after completing our B is for butterfly page.  Ava recently asked to add to our notebook so we moved on to our C is for cricket page.  I found quite a few fun and free activities for learning about crickets.  Let the cricket learning begin! Of course Read More


Learning About Pirates

We had a chance encounter with a pirate named Dan who welcomed us onto his pirate ship. The kids were so excited that we decided to jump into pirate learning.  We live on the ‘treasure coast’ of Florida so there were some great learning resources at our fingertips! Next door to the pirate ship there is Read More


B Is For Butterfly

We are currently working on our alphabugs lapbook/notebook.  I got the idea online but have been pulling a little bit from here and there to create our pages.  This week we are working on B is for butterfly.  Alex and Ava will both be learning about butterflies and Ava will be working on the letter b. I Read More

four leaf clover

St. Patrick’s Day & Rainbow Lesson Ideas

This St. Patrick’s Day we are also learning about rainbows.  I thought the two went together nicely! Here are links to different FREE St. Patrick’s Day & Rainbow activities.  Have Fun!! St. Patrick’s Day Tot Pack Great St. Patrick’s Day Preschool Pack Cute Leprechaun Poem at the bottom of this page Green/St. Patrick’s Day Preschool Read More


Lesson Ideas For Teaching Money

Alex is becoming very interested in money.  Alex has been learning place value for a few months now so I am sure that he will learn about money with ease.  Their are several learning activities for teaching money available for FREE!  We have had fun learning about money using videos, books, and several fun activities. Read More

cat in hat

Dr. Seuss Activities To Celebrate His Birthday

Dr. Seuss’ birthday is March 2nd.  What better way to learn than through his magical world!  I have put together a list of some fun & FREE activities for celebrating his special day.  Just click on the link and you will be redirected. Super Cute Early Elementary Printable Unit Dr. Seuss Lapbook Printable Dr. Seuss Lessons Read More

Homeschool:  Free Human Body Lesson Ideas

We Finished Our Human Body Unit!!

This post has affiliate links. *post e/28/15 – we are currently working on our second human body unit, more posts to come! We completed our (first) human body unit today.  It was really fun and the kids learned a bunch.  We used several free resources to complete this unit.  WE watched a few videos.  I Read More


Preschool: Letter Recognition

Ava is 3 1/2.  She is picking up so much from learning along with Alex.  I recently discovered that she knows all of her letter sounds from (1) listening to Alex learn and (2) watching Leapfrog Letter Factory over and over again.  I can assure you #2 had more of an impact! I guess Ava is ready to start Read More

Germs:  Free Lesson Ideas

Learning About Germs!

This post contains affiliate links. My kids had a blast learning all about germs.  We watched videos, made crafts, and read a few books about germs.  This was certainly a fun week in our homeschool! We are starting our Human Body Unit this week.  Of course we are creating a new lapbook.  Yep,  Human Body Lapbook, here Read More


I just discovered Lapbooks…Whoo-Hoo!!

Okay, I am really overly excited about this one.  I have been seeing posts all over my homeschool facebook group about lapbooking.  It seems that many homeschoolers out there are lapbooking.  I never really checked out what lapbooking was until yesterday.  Oh my, why haven’t we been making lapbooks?!   Someone posted a free about me lapbook so I decided Read More