How to host a STEAM playdate or (preschool co-cop) day!

How to Host a S.T.E.A.M. Playdate

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Teach preschoolers how to chop carrots! Great kitchen activity for kids (and so much to learn from it!)

Teaching Preschoolers How To Chop Carrots

This year our preschool co-op is doing something new- we’re holding a monthly “Kids in the Kitchen” class. That’s right- a PRESCHOOL cooperative class focusing on developing kitchen skills for 4-year-olds! I am so excited about this one and I can’t wait to share the whole curriculum with you in the coming months (watch for…

This is a brilliant idea! Our kids don't go on field trips in school anymore. This mom teaches how to get with a group of other parents to make your own after school/ weekend field trip club!

How to Start a Field Trip Club!

When’s the last time your kids went on a field trip? Do you remember the joy of field trip days when you were in school? The excitement of going somewhere new and doing something completely out of the ordinary? I do! Field trip days were my favorite days of the school year. Even when I…

Plan a year's worth of field trips with these ideas! Great list for homeschoolers or just for family outings!

A Year of homeschool Field Trips- PLANNED!

Field trips were once the highlight of a child’s school year …unfortunately they are few and far between for most students nowadays. Due to budget cuts and safety concerns, many schools have done away with field trips altogether! Am I the only person who thinks this is a tragedy?!? There is so much to learn…

A homeschool room that looks neat and modern! Inspiration for homeschool room set-up.

Homeschool Classroom Tour

This post contains affiliate links Do you have a dedicated homeschool room? Up until a few months ago, we didn’t have a dedicated homeschool room. We simply made do with a small space near the dining room table. Despite being small, that space was mighty! It was just a matter of arranging (and re-arranging) it…

Don't make your home preschool plans without looking at this guide! This mom lists all the Netflix preschool shows that coordinate with the spring season!

Preschool Netflix Shows for the Spring

Homeschool mom confession: I totally use educational programming to supplement our home preschool lessons. Usually my four-year-old gets to watch them when his younger brother naps- it is precious quiet time that we all look forward to each day! Unfortunately, I recently found out that Netflix is no longer showing some of our favorite preschool shows…

Don't make your home preschool plans without looking at this guide! This mom lists all the Netflix preschool shows that coordinate with the winter season!

Preschool Netflix Shows for the Winter

Do you schedule screentime for your home preschoolers? I do. When my three-year-old takes a nap, my four-year-old is allowed to watch TV. It serves as his quiet time and I actually look forward to it as my break each day! However, we do have some guidelines… Educational shows are preferred, and if I’m on…

Magnetic drip pan hack! Great idea for a playroom or homeschool room!

Drip Pan Magnet Board in the Playroom

How many times have you seen that Magnetic Drip Pan idea on Pinterest and pinned it thinking you’d love to make it one day? I have swooned over the idea for ages…and on a recent trip to Wal-Mart I finally got one. So glad we did! We’ve already been using it for tons of activities.…

The little things that make home pre schooling fun and easy, but they totally aren't necessities ;-)

Home Preschool Splurges

A homeschool mom walks into a teacher supply store…what happens next may shock you!! Click bait aside…no one’s really going to be shocked about what happens when a homeschool mom walks into a teacher supply store. She is going to walk out with more bags than her arms can carry. August through September is the…

The Best Kept secret to Buying Toys

The Best Kept Secret to Buying Toys!

This is a sponsored review for Green Piñata Toys. All opinions are my own as I only recommend products/services that I believe in. I love toys. Like, almost as much as my kids do. If you were to take a peek at my Amazon wish lists you’d see they’re filled with toys for my kids…and…