Quick and easy Christmas science project using the 5 senses. Includes a free printable.

5 Senses Christmas Science Project

Last year at our Christmas-themed co-op, I wanted to have a Christmas science experiment but struggled to find something that would work for younger elementary without a bunch of mess. So, I decided … [Read More...]

I have never heard of some of the construction toys on this list. Need to check them out! Looks like fun!

Construction Toys for Education

Recently, I knew we would have extra time at our homeschool co-op, and I needed something to keep our 3rd through 6th graders busy. Immediately, my eyes turned to the assortment of educational … [Read More...]

These are some great ways to keep your kids from getting greedy during the holidays. I love #4!

5 Ways to Cure the Gimmees

Please tell me that I am not the only parent who has seen her precious children transformed lately by the tinsel that glitters in every store and the twinkling of lights on rooftops? Suddenly, my … [Read More...]

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I have never heard of some of the construction toys on this list. Need to check them out! Looks like fun!

Construction Toys for Education

Recently, I knew we would have extra time at our homeschool co-op, and I needed something to keep our 3rd through 6th graders busy. Immediately, my eyes turned to the assortment of educational construction toys we use in our homeschool. Lately, you hear the acronym S.T.E.M. used a lot. Simply, S.T.E.M. refers to science, technology, […]

These are some great ways to keep your kids from getting greedy during the holidays. I love #4!

5 Ways to Cure the Gimmees

Please tell me that I am not the only parent who has seen her precious children transformed lately by the tinsel that glitters in every store and the twinkling of lights on rooftops? Suddenly, my children are persuasive masterminds as they plead with pouty lips and glittering eyes for just one. more.¬†toy. And, they are […]

Love these tips! Why didn't someone tell me about TeamSnap sooner? Organization app for sports teams.

6 Organization Tips for Sports-Involved Families

Recently, my son mentioned that he wants to play baseball in the Spring. Only one problem with that… we are not a sporty family and I have no idea where to start when it comes to fitting the baseball field (or any sport) into our busy schedule. I needed some tips and turned to long-time […]

Cute and unique way to give cash as a gift.

A Unique Way to Give Cash for Christmas

Sometimes, you just want to give cash for Christmas. Maybe the person has everything or perhaps they NEED everything. Or, maybe it is a teen who is just excited to have money to spend. Whatever the reason, you might be looking for a unique way to give cash as a gift and I have one […]

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Quick and easy Christmas science project using the 5 senses. Includes a free printable.

5 Senses Christmas Science Project

Last year at our Christmas-themed co-op, I wanted to have a Christmas science experiment but struggled to find something that would work for younger elementary without a bunch of mess. So, I decided to make my own science game and the children loved it. For this Christmas science project, you will need: 10 paper lunch […]

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Thank These 5 People Who Give Extra Daily

#ExtraGumMoments #CollectiveBias During the holidays, I get so wrapped up in buying for others that I often overlook the people who give extra every day. This year, I am intent on giving a little extra to those people through one simple act of kindness. And don’t miss the free printable cards available below! Don’t these […]

FREE for a limited time. Such a cute gingerbread man printable pack!

Gingerbread Man PreK-K Printable Pack

Free for a limited time! Packed with over 30 activities for your preschooler or kindergartener including number matching, different and same, lacing, simple puzzles, dot marker sheet, simple writing, scissor practice, and much more! Get the Gingerbread Man PreK-K Printable Pack for free when you complete the form below.

Links to create a Veteran's Day unit study and a printable pack of worksheets and activities for PreK-4th grade

Veteran’s Day Unit Study with Patriotic Printable Pack

Veteran’s Day is November 11th, and before this quiet occasion slips by, let’s take the opportunity to teach our children about those who have served and are serving to keep our country free. Hands-On Learning Activities Veteran’s Day flip book at Ms. Winston’s Blog Veteran’s Day poems at Apples for the Teacher Veteran’s Day coloring […]

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