Attendance Record

Hello everybody! It is back to school time! We started last week and we are all adjusting well to the routine. With school starting it is time to get forms, records, binders, and paperwork ready for the school year. I wanted to redo the attendance sheet I have been using, so that’s what I did [Read On]

Phoneme Segmentation

Phoneme segmentation is just one component of Phonemic Awareness. When we talk about Phonemic Awareness, we refer to the ability of manipulating & identifying sounds in a word WITHOUT looking at printed symbols (letters, words). In order for a child to be a successful reader and decoder, he must be able to manipulate & identify [Read On]

Length Measurement Conversions

Hello my dear readers! We are working hard on memorizing length measurement conversions. We had fun measuring things around the house and using different measurement units. I created a few resources for my kids to practice and review the conversions. These are the particular conversions we are learning in our local co-op, so that is [Read On]

Star-Spangled Banner

For the next couple of weeks, we will be working on memorizing The Star-Spangled Banner. My plan was to create a few resources like I usually do, but when I looked around, I found plenty of other websites offering free resources to use. So thankful for all the bloggers out there willing to share their [Read On]

Back to School!

Hello all! Long time no see! How was your summer? I hope you had a chance to relax, have fun, swim, travel and/or  just chill. Our summer was super fun. We went to the beach, the mountains, lots of swimming at the pool, play dates at the park, and lazy days at home. I needed [Read On]

Poetry – Windy Nights

This week we will be learning the poem Windy Nights by Robert Louis Stevenson. Would you like to listen to it?  Here’s the video: This poem allows us to introduce the concept of metaphors.  I am looking forward to talking to my children about how we can use different words or nouns to describe a [Read On]

Ornament Craft

Hello Everybody!  Christmas is just around the corner! Can you believe it? This year just flew by for me. As we prepare to celebrate this season, I wanted to make a craft with the kids to have as a keepsake as well as a present for the grandparents. This is a great early Christmas present [Read On]

Thanksgiving Idea

Thanksgiving is fast approaching! Too fast I should say! I had plans on making this activity and having it ready for my kids the first week of November, but, oh well, life happens… and it was not until TODAY that we got started with this activity.  I guess it is better late than never, right? [Read On]

Back to “School”

Hello! Hope you all have had a wonderful summer.  We have enjoyed our time of relaxing, playing, swimming, and having fun! Now we are gearing up to start a new school year in a week! I am currently painting the school room and getting things organized (pictures to come). I wanted to share a few [Read On]