I am one of those people that really does like math. There is always an answer, even if I don’t know it, and Math is rarely subjective. Although memorizing basic math facts is a crucial foundation, I also want my kids to understand how the equations work. My … [Read more...] about Counting By 2’s and Doubles Math Facts
My teenage daughters wanted to build something and since the Corona-virus hit, we have been on a bit of a budget, so we made this mini garden with some wooden pallets that we already had. This project took us about 3 days, working for 3 or 4 hours a day, so about 12 hours total. Materials 3 … [Read more...] about Raised Bed Mini Garden
“In essence, kinesthetic learners process information best when they are physically engaged during the learning process.” - The Study Gurus When I started homeschooling my oldest child (we did a hybrid homeschool option where he spent 2 weekdays at school and 3 weekdays at home doing lessons with … [Read more...] about Tips from a Kinesthetic Learner
One of the things that has been so helpful is to “see” how math works, instead of just memorizing flashcards. So here is how we make our life size 10-frame. Materials 5 Large Recycled boxes (pizza boxes are the best for this project) or more OR the inside of paper bags 2 … [Read more...] about Adding to 10 – Life Size!
By this time I imagine that you all have been eating at home more than you have in a long time, so we can use some recycled boxes for some fun activities! Turn this: Into this: Materials Recycled boxes (cereal, mac and cheese, butter, baked goods, etc. - pizza boxes are not the best … [Read more...] about Build a Recycled Village
a 2 minute read (photo courtesy of Linda Nickell) “He’s never going to read all this,” complained my 14 year old son as he leafed through 5 pages of questions and diagrams in the waiting room of the orthopedic office. “You’re right, he probably won’t, but we will be stuck here in … [Read more...] about An Often Forgotten Step to Independent Kids