Home School · Life

Simple Subtraction for Preschoolers

*affiliate links I have something called Discalcula.  Not many people know about it let alone have heard about it.  I have a really hard time with numbers – I would get multiple answers for the same problem, I would practice simple addition/subtraction problems with my mom for hours and it didn’t help, less than/bigger than… Continue reading Simple Subtraction for Preschoolers

Crafts · Home School

Kid Friendly Scrabble

*Affiliate Links Spencer’s first birthday party was safari themed.  He loved giraffes so I built his whole party around that.  I have really liked sensory play ever since I started reading about it when he was a newborn and I knew I wanted to incorporate a sensory activity into his party.   I found a… Continue reading Kid Friendly Scrabble

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Bugs, Bugs, Bugs – Huguenot Children’s Library

Huguenot Children’ts Library in New Rochelle N.Y. is one of my favorite libraries to bring Spencer to.  The entire library is geared for the younger crowd.  All year long they offer different classes in their classroom downstairs for various age groups.  However, the fun does not end inside the library.  There is an amazing playground… Continue reading Bugs, Bugs, Bugs – Huguenot Children’s Library

Home School · In the Kitchen

Rainbow Naked Egg Experiment Part 2 – Osmosis and Diffusion

  For Saint Partrick’s day we did a lot of fun activities including the Rainbow Naked Egg Experiment, you can  read it here.  Part One of the Naked Egg Experiment is dissolving the egg shells.  That part of the experiment can be found here.   If you are just joining us we made a set of Rainbow… Continue reading Rainbow Naked Egg Experiment Part 2 – Osmosis and Diffusion

Home School · In the Kitchen

Rainbow Naked Eggs

*Affiliate Links If you did not see my Saint Patrick’s Day post please head on over and check it out. We did so many fun activities that day that I am sure you and your family would enjoy doing too. The big experiment we did was Rainbow Naked Eggs from Schooling Active Monkeys.    After we… Continue reading Rainbow Naked Eggs

Home School · In the Kitchen · Life

Saint Patrick’s Day 2017

Last week was a really rough week for me.  I just wasn’t sleeping, we had a lot of problems with both of our cars and it was overall just a mess.  My husband worked  30 hours of over time the week before and 16 hours over time last week.  It’s always very hard for me… Continue reading Saint Patrick’s Day 2017

Home School · Parenting

Color Mixing Experiment

  Cookie Sheet Water Food Dye Crayons Paper Candy Dishes Pipette or Turkey Baster Spoons I bet you already have at least 90% of the items needed for this activity in your house.  The most difficult part for me was rounding up all the supplies while my excited preschooler waited not so patiently for me… Continue reading Color Mixing Experiment

Home School · In the Kitchen · Parenting

Blizzard 2017 – Time for Cookies, Hot Cocoa and Snowman Learning

  I was thrilled last night when I had heard it was going to snow.  I was so sad for Spencer that the snow melted literally the day after we went sledding. You can read A Snowy Day  and experience his joy too.  He had so much fun that on the walk home he asked… Continue reading Blizzard 2017 – Time for Cookies, Hot Cocoa and Snowman Learning

Crafts · Home School · Parenting

Better than store bought Play Dough

I am a Pinwhore.  I admit it.  If you go to my personal Pinterest there are several thousand pins.  That being said, I refer to Pinterest for just about everything.  Spencer, Xander, Bradyn or Mackenzie have a birthday coming up?  Someone needs a new crochet hat?  My friend is pregnant?  Why of course they need… Continue reading Better than store bought Play Dough

Home School · Parenting

A Snowy Day

The last two times it snowed we ‘missed it’.  Everyone had pictures of their kids playing in the snow on Facebook and I just didn’t get us outside.  We were sick.  We had gotten this horrible illness that lasted for weeks.  We were literally all sick for Christmas. Anyhow…. I got us out into the… Continue reading A Snowy Day