Simple Math Play

Numeracy is an important skill for everyday activities, logical thinking, and reasoning. In an attempt to form a deeper understanding of whole numbers, we have been digging into the basic concept. We have incorporated two simple math resources that are making learning both organic and fun. As we navigate through the days of a pandemicContinue reading “Simple Math Play”

Mystery Fizzing Colors

Even when my daughter is under the weather but she is always up for an experiment. I look for an activity that is low key and also easy to set up. We limit screen-time but while she is sick that is lifted a bit to keep our high energy girl resting. To switch things up,Continue reading “Mystery Fizzing Colors”

Back To School

This year is different for so many, our family included. Lily attended an amazing play based preschool last year. She loved her school days full of sensory play and positivity but they made the decision not to open this year due to COVID. I had already decided we were going to venture into homeschooling beforeContinue reading “Back To School”

Homeschooling Daily Rhythm

I am anxious to get our first year of homeschooling off and running but at the same time I do not want to rush our down time. I have been taking time to plan out our year and what daily rhythm will work best for our household. To me preschool is just slowly introducing aContinue reading “Homeschooling Daily Rhythm”

Homeschool Curriculum

Homeschooling has always been something I have contemplated. With the current pandemic happening, I gained the confidence to follow my gut and become a homeschool family. I could not be more excited and I think the most important question to ask yourself is “how does my child learn best?” This was helpful for me toContinue reading “Homeschool Curriculum”

Life Cycle of a Bee Sensory Play

Water beads are one of our favorite sensory bin fillers and if you haven’t experienced them yet, head straight to amazon and order some. Water beads never seem to amaze me with their growth. The photo on the left is of water breads directly out of the pack and the photo on the right isContinue reading “Life Cycle of a Bee Sensory Play”

DIY Story Stones

Story time is so magical as a child, so easy to get lost in a tale. My four year old especially loves when we tell stories, not just read them in books; it has always been part of our bedtime routine that she pick a character and theme and then we make up a storyContinue reading “DIY Story Stones”

Homeschool Target Supplies

It is no secret that the Target “dollar section” is my weakness; I believe it is now referred to as Bullseye’s Playground. The back to school items are always fun to stock up on for educational activities throughout the year. This year, I was especially excited for the back to school materials as we areContinue reading “Homeschool Target Supplies”

Loose Parts: Seasons

In the world of open ended play, loose parts are so exciting. We love to incorporate our Grapat Mandala loose parts into so many of our activities but they have become a favorite for simple math; there are so many options for counting and creating patterns with the color variations. For those unfamiliar with theContinue reading “Loose Parts: Seasons”