Learning Vocabulary through Literature

Learning Vocabulary through Literature

Having a strong vocabulary is critical in so many aspects of our lives. Reading a good book, enjoying the newspaper or magazine, conversing with your boss, making an important presentation … each of these activities have one common thread. The better your vocabulary skills, the easier it is. We’ve found that learning vocabulary through literature […]

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles! {FREE Printable}

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles!

For this month’s Poppins Book Nook theme of “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles!”, the twins and I explored  Christopher Maynard’s I Wonder Why Planes Have Wings: and other questions about transportation. If you’re looking for lots of fun, educational tidbits about transportation from everyday walking to planes, trains and automobiles, then this is the book for […]

Caps for Sale FREE Printable

Caps for Sale

For many years now our families have co-hosted a Book Club for our kids. When the twins were preschool age, I led a special Book Club for the little ones while Susan led the older kids with more age appropriate books. One of my twin boys’ all time favorite books from this time is Caps […]

How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World [FREE Printable]

How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World

For this month’s Poppins Book Nook theme of “Where in the World”, our family traveled the globe with Marjorie Priceman’s book, How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World. Today I’ll be sharing with you all of the fun projects we did, along with a FREE printable to enhance your own apple pie […]

Shamrock Decoupage Luminary FREEbie & Saint Patrick’s Day Recommended Reading List

Shamrock Decoupage Luminary FREEbie & Recommended Reading List

For many, Saint Patrick’s Day is a festive day full of the color green, shamrocks, leprechauns, rainbows, pots of gold and Irish pride. As homeschoolers who LOVE great books and ways to explore the world around us, Saint Patrick’s is the perfect opportunity for some learning fun! Today I’m sharing with you some of our […]