Harry Potter Solar System Activity #homeschool #homeschooling #kidsactivity

Harry Potter Solar System Activity (with free bonus printable)

My youngest is obsessed, y'all. For reals. Harry Potter and all things Harry Potter have completely taken over around here. We are listening to the books, again, on audio in the car for the 4th time. He is saving his money to collect every Harry Potter collectible around. He quotes the books as part of our everyday conversation. My boy is all in. I...Read More
Learning with Paper Airplanes 5 Steps for Easy Hands-On Learning #kidsactivities #homeschool #homeschooling #homschoolmom

Learning With Paper Airplanes: 5 Steps for Easy, Hands-On Fun

It's Friday. And not just any Friday. It's our first Friday Fun-Day.  If you have no idea what that means, it's OK. Friday Fun-Days are simply my attempt to get our act together around here and have some fun while we do it. I am super excited to introduce you to the very first of 52 activities I will be sharing each Friday this year....Read More
Friday Fun-Days 52 Weeks of Activities #homeschool #homeschoolmom #handsonlearning #kidsactivities

Friday Fun-days: 52 weeks of Easy For Mom Activities

It's the beginning of 2018. After a scary end to last year, the honest truth is I am a complete mess. We have to get back to school next week. We need the routine. We need the dependability. We need the learning (don't ask me how behind my youngest son is after all the hospital stays). I know we need to get back on...Read More
Easy Hands-On Learning: 5 Tips For The Mom Who Doesn't Do Crafts #handsonlearning #crafts #kidsactivities #homeschool #homeschoolmom

Easy Hands-On Learning: 5 Tips For The Mom Who Doesn’t Do Crafts

I have never been a crafty person. I have never in my life put together a scrapbook. I don't spend hours in the craft store looking at all the things and the one time I tried to sew a blanket, it quickly became something for the dog. My children however, learn best in hands-on, over the top, super crafty ways. When my youngest was...Read More
31 Days of Winter Sensory Activities (for all ages!) #sensoryactivities #winteractivities #sensorykids #sensoryprocesingdisorder #handsonlearning

31 Days Of Winter Sensory Activities (for all ages!)

The weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas are a lot of fun around here. We decorate together. We drink hot chocolate. We watch as many Christmas movies as possible. It's fun, but it is also overstimulating and anxiety inducing for my boys. The unique sensory experience of the holidays (think Christmas music blaring with an artificial pine candles burning) combined with a different routine can...Read More