Remember These?

I have such fond memories of watching my teacher use a felt board to tell a story.  LOVED it so much.  Gathering around her and finding a comfy spot to watch the story unfold. Always wanted to get some to play with as a kid but never did, seemed like a teacher “exclusive” item. I […]

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Homemade Valentine’s Day Cards

This year I was invited to a Valentine’s Card making get-together and had so much fun that I had one for the women in my family, that was also a blast. When it came time to think about the kids Valentine’s cards this year, it was a no brainer that they would make homemade ones […]

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Rethinking the Coat Closet

Being a homeschooler and living in a small space can be frustrating at times. I pretty much turned my living room into a school room, then over time, a couch and love seat were brought in. I needed space but wasn’t sure what else could be done. Recently while cruising a blog hop I found […]

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Boys Love This Craft… R2D2!

My boys are crazy for Star Wars, they love it!  I just picked up the box set of Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi for them for Christmas.  It was one of their lightning deals for only $22! Recently, I came across a crafts section of the Star Wars website. […]

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The Best Boy Toy Ever!

On a recent field trip to, we visited a new children’s garden play and discovery area. It has fantastic stations all around to encourage interactive play and learning. 2 stations caught my eye and more importantly, caught the boys eyes and kept ’em too! Wood blocks, real wood blocks only they aren’t the kind we […]

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Digital Fun for Kids

We are always trying to find websites that have learning content rather the sites with games only. This has become even more important because lately our boys have developed an addiction to Super Mario Brothers, the old school version online. They explored all the learning websites and grew tired of them, so my husband had […]

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A is for Animal

After checking out a ton of homeschool blogs this summer I was looking for an alphabet activity for Oliver to do, I came across an idea at totallytots.homestead.com.  It is called Now I Know My ABC’s and it shows pictures of animals made from each letter in the alphabet.  Here is what Oliver has made […]

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More Classroom Ideas

Earlier this week I joined the Not-Back to School Blog Hop, so many homeschoolers participated, it was inspiring! Who doesn’t love a peek into someone else’s life and home. After looking at other blogs I decided to share my room, in more detail, so that others can get ideas, the way I have been getting […]

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