Fun Learning Alphabetical Order

Fun Learning Alphabetical Order

Our youngest boy has been learning how to put words in alphabetical order.  He was finding it a little boring, so I made this fun 12 page pack to help him.   To use this pack, print out all the pages. Then cut out the boxes on page 2 of each theme. Glue the boxes onto page 1 of the same theme in the correct alphabetical order.   Here is B completing the Insect Alphabetical Order Page And the insect alphabetical order page. He completed all the pages with the correct answers. So proud of him!!   You can download your free copy by clicking the link below: Fun … {Read More}

20 Human Body Activities

20 Human Body Activities

Our boys are loving learning about the human body. Here are 20 Human Body Activities that we have enjoyed!   1. Learning about what blood is made of at I Can Teach My Child 2.  Learning about how muscles work at Kids Activities Blog 3.  At the Moffatt Girls, there is a cute dental activity. 4.  Making rubber chicken bones at A Moment In Our World 5. At Suzie's Home Education Ideas, there are 5 ways to learn about eyes. 6. Counting Coconuts have a fantastic Human Body Sensory tub.  7. Make model blood cells at Delivering Grace 8. Fantastic Fun and … {Read More}

Human Body: Respiratory System

Soft Drink Bottle Lung

 This week we have been learning about the respiratory system and the lungs. If you missed the other parts of our Human Body Study, you can see them here: Human Body - Doctor's Bag, Human Body ~ Body Parts, Human Body: Bones, Joints and Muscles, Senses, Cells, Heart, Blood and Circulation, Digestive System and Nutrition, the Brain and Nervous System, the Skin, Hair and Nails and the Immune System and Germs.  We made this  Soft Drink Bottle Lung, which was a great way to show the boys how the lungs work. I have … {Read More}

Review: Clued in Kids

Clued In Kids

 Our boys love treasure hunts, so when we were asked to review the 5 Multiplication Treasure Hunts and the Happy Tummy Treasure Hunt from Clued in Kids, our boys were ecstatic.   Clued In Kids treasure hunts contain a number of clues with activities or puzzles that need to be solved. When they are solved, the location of the next clue is revealed. This is repeated until the treasure is found. There are many different treasure hunts, most are printable, but there are a couple of physical sets that can be purchased and would be great for parties or gifts.  The … {Read More}

Easy 2 Ingredient Pizza Dough

Two Ingredient Pizza Dough

We love homemade pizzas and the boys often ask to help make their own pizzas.  This 2 ingredient pizza dough is so easy to make, the boys did it on their own.  All you need is: 1 cup Self Raising Flour 1 cup Greek Style yoghurt. Toppings and sauce for your pizza. First add the SR Flour and the Greek style yoghurt to a bowl and mix together. Make sure the dough is mixed well. Then roll out your dough on a floured board. Then add your sauce and toppings and bake at 180˚C for 12-15 minutes. And enjoy!! Our boys like ham, bacon, salami and cheese on their pizzas. Hubby … {Read More}

Space Explorers

Space Book Poppins

The theme for the Poppins Book Nook this month was Beyond our Planet. The book we read was: Jake in Space Moon Attack   There is a website that goes with this book that contains a few activities for parents and teachers, which you can find here: Jake in Space. We did quite a few fun space activities, which our boys really enjoyed, especially this first one: Sugar Cookie Solar System. They loved eating these biscuits.  We made a Sugar Cookie Solar System  and Swirly Whirly Planets A Galaxy Shirt And just for fun, the boys made an edible Solar … {Read More}

Monday Memory Verse: Proverbs 30:5

Proverbs 30:5

In each pack there is an A4 poster with the verse on it. This can be printed on white paper or card stock, laminate if you wish, and place in an area in which it will be read quite frequently like: on the fridge door in your child’s bedroom on the back of the toilet door in your ‘school room’ or play room To help your child, you could get them to look at the poster, read it 3 times and then get them to turn around so that their back is facing the poster. Then get them to try and say the verse without looking. You will have to prompt them for the first couple of days, but hopefully … {Read More}

10 Free Pumpkin Printables

10 Free Pumpkin Printables

Did you know? The name Pumpkin comes from the Greek word 'pep on' which means 'large melon'.  Though they are often thought of as a vegetable, they are actually a fruit as they contain seeds. They belong to the Cucurbitaceae family which also includes squashes and cucumbers. Though believed to be originally from Central America, they are now grown all over the world, except for Antarctica. I have gathered here, 10 Free Fun Pumpkin Printables that will engage kids as they learn about the amazing fruits! Free Pumpkin PreK - K Pack from This Reading Mama Pumpkin … {Read More}

Review: WordUp! The Vocab Show

Wordup

For this review, we were asked to use WordUp! The Vocab Show From Compass Classroom. Earlier this year, we reviewed Visual Latin 1 who has the same host, Dwane Thomas. The boys loved the way he taught Visual Latin, so I knew they would enjoy the way he taught Latin and Greek roots. What is WordUp!? It is a new fun new show that teachers Latin and Greek roots.   Each Dvd or download set includes: 10 video lessons that go for 12-15 minutes each 20 Latin and Greek Roots 200+ English words Links to online Vocabulary Flashcards The episodes in the first volume include lessons … {Read More}

Pumpkin Life Cycle Cards and Notebooking Pages

Pumpkin 3 Part Cards

Pumpkins are a yummy in a soup, baked or boiled. But did you know they are actually a fruit and not a vegetable! To learn about the life cycle of a pumpkin, I have made these awesome Montessori Inspired 3 Part cards and Notebooking Pages. You can download each pack separately on the title below the corresponding picture. This {FREE} pack contains 36 pages that include 3 part cards, colouring pages and a pumpkin life cycle book. This pack is aimed for the younger learners. You can download your free copy below: Pumpkin Life Cycle Cards This {FREE} Pumpkin Life Cycle … {Read More}

Recipes

Easy 2 Ingredient Pizza Dough

Two Ingredient Pizza Dough

We love homemade pizzas and the boys often ask to help make their own pizzas.  This 2 ingredient pizza dough is so easy to make, the boys did it on their own.  All you need is: 1 cup Self Raising Flour 1 cup Greek Style yoghurt. Toppings and sauce for your pizza. First add the […]

Raspberry and White Chocolate Cheesecake

Raspberry and White Chocolate Cheesecake 1

We haven’t had a cheesecake for a while, so when the boys asked for something different this week, I decided to try this Raspberry and White Chocolate Cheesecake.   This is really an easy cheesecake to make. Our oldest boy helped me a lot, he could have probably could have made it on his own, […]

Sugar Cookie Solar System

Sugar Cookie Solar System

We have been learning about the Solar System and since the boys love to cook, I thought it would be fun for them to help make some a sugar cookie solar system.   First we made the sugar cookies and when they were cool, we iced them. We made eight different coloured icing and mixed […]

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Kids Activities

20 Human Body Activities

20 Human Body Activities

Our boys are loving learning about the human body. Here are 20 Human Body Activities that we have enjoyed!   1. Learning about what blood is made of at I Can Teach My Child 2.  Learning about how muscles work at Kids Activities Blog 3.  At the Moffatt Girls, there is a cute dental activity. 4. […]

Human Body: Respiratory System

Soft Drink Bottle Lung

 This week we have been learning about the respiratory system and the lungs. If you missed the other parts of our Human Body Study, you can see them here: Human Body – Doctor’s Bag, Human Body ~ Body Parts, Human Body: Bones, Joints and Muscles, Senses, Cells, Heart, Blood and Circulation, Digestive System and Nutrition, the Brain and Nervous System, the Skin, Hair and Nails and the Immune […]

Space Explorers

Space Book Poppins

The theme for the Poppins Book Nook this month was Beyond our Planet. The book we read was: Jake in Space Moon Attack   There is a website that goes with this book that contains a few activities for parents and teachers, which you can find here: Jake in Space. We did quite a few fun […]

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