Category: teaching helps

52 Weeks of Literature Fun- Week 2: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Last week we looked at our first Oceans and Island themed books, Call It Courage. Week 2 of 52 Weeks of Literature Fun includes another classic and we included in our “oceans read aloud book group” many are familiar with, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. In our reading literature schedule, the older children really appreciated…

52 Weeks of Literature Fun- Week 1: Call It Courage

52 Weeks of Literature Fun will include a book with activities and printables we have enjoyed for each book. Depending on the age of your students and how you are implementing this into your day; the activities listed below shall aid in finding learning curves, fun summer ideas to go with extra read aloud book or in creating a literature…

Great Amazon Find for Kids

One of our favorite parts of the day is Bible time. Whether we are in school, church or on vacation, Bible time is always in our life. Thank you. This isn’t to pat ourselves on the back, but to state it’s a habit, and a good one. Just like any other routine that can get mandayne, often we find ourselves…

52 Weeks of Literature Fun

Books, books books!!! We absolutely love to read!!! Reading is especially enjoyable when it comes to life. Whether we are reading about a foreign country, a new adventure or a prize winning recipe; making the book come alive leaves a memorable experience and great opportunities to explore while learning. Over the next 52 weeks I will pick a book and…

Homeschool Curriculum

I’m homeschooling and I don’t even know where to start. What is the best curriculum to use? Welcome! As parents, we want the best for our children. “What is the best curriculum” does not have a cookie cutter clear answer though. The real question should be, “What is the best curriculum for us?” I will begin this first section to…

Sausage and Egg Breakfast Pizza Recipe

Egg Recipe #16 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Customized pizzas are the best kind of pizzas! Don’t forget to add your favorite toppings and ingredients like pepper varieties, mushrooms, tomatoes, extra meats and specialty cheeses to this great recipe! Here is our basic sausage and egg breakfast pizza recipe. Sausage and Egg Breakfast Pizza Recipe…

DIY Cloud Sand Dough Sensory Bin with Recipe

Children LOVE sand. Hours at the park, beach or in the back yard sandbox accumulates a large portion of our summer for the littles. To my surprise, while working at a preschool, the private school center actually did NOT allow the children to play in an outdoor sandbox due to safety precautions. As wild as that sounds, that did not…

Southwestern Egg Bake

Egg Recipe #15 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Brunch time must- try recipe! A great make- ahead meal that can be refrigerated up to a day in advanced, leave this dish simple with a bit of a twist to traditional bakes. Let’s begin: Southwestern Egg Bake Recipe ~Preheat oven to 400 degrees. ~Mix 2 Cups…

Keeping Chickens: A Beginners Guide!

Raising chickens is by far one of the easiest and most inexpensive hobbies one could acquire. In doing so, you would be providing a long lasting benefit of bug eaters, compost producers and edible eggs. (Or as my boys tactfully say- fresh butt nuggets AKA eggs.) Rasining chickens is a great way for the whole family to begin homesteading and/or…

Ultimate French Toast Recipe

Egg Recipe #10 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Ultimate French Toast Recipe ~In a round baking pan beat 6 eggs. Add 5 Tablespoons of whole milk. Blend with fork. ~Gently add a splash of vanilla extract and a couple drops of almond extract. Mix. ~Top off your batter with 1/2 tsp of cinnamon. (I only…