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]

The Five Oceans

Learning the five oceans on the map can be so much fun!  If you need a song to help you and your children remember the five oceans, here you have it… We play the video while eating breakfast, lunch or snack; sometimes we just play it in the school room as a break, time to [Read On]

Liquid Measurement Equivalents

We will be studying measurement equivalents in Math. I created a few resources for my children to help them learn and memorize these concepts. I wanted to share them with you, in case you are studying the same topic, or maybe it will inspire you to add it to your Math lessons in the near future. [Read On]

Spanish – Preguntas Basicas

We are going to work on learning basic conversation questions and phrases in our Spanish class. I made a short video and a few worksheets to help us learn and review these concepts. Here’s the short video:   Have your child watch the video at least twice a week (or more) as a part of [Read On]

Poetry – There Once Was a Puffin

The next poem we will be memorizing is a really fun one. It tells a little story about a Puffin. Here’s the video to go with it: I have made a few sheets to go with it. The first one is the poem typed up with illustrations. The second one is a sheet with just [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]

The Land of Counterpane – Poetry

Another beautiful and sweet poem this week!  We are working on memorizing The Land of Counterpane by Robert Louis Stevenson.  I love the pictures in the book “A Child’s Garden of Verses”.  I love how the picture describes the entire poem. What do you think? I made a video to go with the poem. I [Read On]

La Familia – Spanish

The next topic we are learning in Spanish is the basic vocabulary for family members. Here’s the video to help you with the pronunciation 🙂 I have also made a few sheets to review the vocabulary we are learning. You can download the file at the bottom of this post.  In this file you will [Read On]

Poetry – Bed in Summer

Our new poem is Bed in Summer by Robert Louis Stevenson. My mother-in-law used to read the book “A Child’s Garden of Verses” to my husband and his sister when they were little.  She had given us a copy of this book a while ago, but after moving I had forgotten about it.  Recently, my [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]