preschool activities

Teaching Kids Letters and Sounds
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Teaching Kids Letters and Sounds

I’ve spent a LOT of time over the last 17 years teaching kids letters and sounds. Between my time teaching in the classroom and now homeschooling my own kids, I’ve picked up many different ways for kids to…

Homeschooling with Toddlers and Preschoolers at Home

Homeschooling with Toddlers and Preschoolers at Home

We’ve been a homeschooling family since the beginning – my oldest is 13, and our homeschool days have morphed and changed a lot over the years. But with five kids at home, one constant is that we’ve had…

Valentine’s Day Learning Invitations
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Valentine’s Day Learning Invitations

I’m not a fan of crafts. I know, I know… it’s the homeschool-y way, to have a Pinterest perfect craft every day. And as someone who has written a DIY blog for ten years, I realize this is…

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Naturally Dyed Homemade Playdough

I’ve been making homemade playdough for years, but in the last few years, I’ve been experimenting with different ways to dye playdough naturally. This simple playdough recipe is quick and easy, and you’re likely to have most of…

Letter/Number Practice Pack
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Letter/Number Practice Pack

  The new school year is upon us! Whether you’re homeschoolers like us or your kids go off to school, there’s so much excitement wrapped up in the new school year! The teacher in me loves getting all…