So I printed off these great cards from Ms. Preppy. They are awesome. I had already substituted them in the four in a row game. My original plan was to use them for a modified Go Fish game. Unfortunately, my son was all Go Fish gamed out so I had to improvise. I took dice […]
Adding Gas to the party! We have been exploring the states of matter at our house. This week we are adding the third state in our study… gas. Gas can be really hard for young kids to understand. This is a great time to let them explore and “discover” that there is gas all around […]
When we teach science, or any subject, we need to think about what our goal is and how to accomplish that goal. Do we want to tell our student a fact and have them memorize that for future assessment or use? Sometimes that is your goal and that is ok. Do we want them to […]
I used a math curriculum last year called Right Start and this year we are afterschooling with it as well. It is a really inspiring and fun curriculum. It has been a good fit for our 6 year old. We don’t do a lot of worksheets, but we play a lot of games to reinforce […]
This is a book review. One of the things I have noticed as I started homeschooling and afterschooling is there are lots of resources for kids, but not all of them are created equal. I thought I would start a series of posts reviewing some of the resources we have enjoyed or I plan on […]
Taking a little R & R this long weekend. I hope everyone enjoys their holiday weekend. I will be back next week with a book review, another math game, and playing with air. See you next week!