Disclosure: I received a free download of Trucks and Shadows in exchange for my honest review. It didn’t take long after downloading Trucks and Shadows for Ian to find it on my phone. Billy, who is 6, enjoyed it a bit, but Ian, who is now 2, simply loves it. It’s usually the first app he opens when I let him play with either my
Do we have a treat for you today! Right here in the planning and back to homeschool season, we have a backpack full – a tool kit – of resources for you! Our Curriculum Choice authors and favorite sponsors are offering up the following… What is in our Back to School Tool Kit? Hearts and Trees Spring/Summer kit – “a kit full of art, nature
Tip Tach Tech knew how much I loved their math facts app Mathopolis, so they offered to let me try their new spelling app: The Spelling Bee. I had high hopes and wasn’t disappointed! What can you do with The Spelling Bee? With this app your child can play games with spelling words and be tested on them. You can add multiple players (I added
Don’t miss the giveaway at the end! Do you know what PHOTOGRAMMETRY or THERMOPHILE mean? How about ZOOMETRY or SYMPHILY? Your children will be able to tell you quite easily what the definitions of these words are after spending time playing Rummy Roots. This game is teaching my children all about English words through learning their Greek and Latin roots. It is a stress free
Educational games can be a homeschool mom’s best friend, fitting in a lot of learning while having fun as a family. Our favorite board game for sharpening our U.S. geography skills is Snapshots Across America. What is Snapshots Across America? Designed for two-six players, ages eight and up (though my seven-year-old can play with some reading help), it provides a fun way to explore the
Oh my! I just love this downloadable map quiz game! My girls have been using this program for a few years now and they still have fun when it’s time to learn their world geography! No moaning or dragging of heels in this area of learning. In our home, I have the girls each spend 10 minutes, three times a week on this game. I usually focus
Back when we were brand new parents, my mother gave my children a set of blocks. Many a plastic toy have come through our house but that set of blocks still stand, stack and stimulate imaginative play. That was 15 years ago. Today my five children still play with blocks… Exactly why we found Larson Toy Lab to be such a wonderful, family-friendly toy company.
I rarely find home education materials in big-box bookstores, so you can imagine my surprise when this book jumped off the shelf and into my hands. Michael and Mary Leppert’s comprehensive The Homeschooling Book of Lists is a resource I consult quite regularly. And here’s why: it’s jam packed with information. More than just another guide to homeschooling, The Homeschooling Book of Lists is a