Love the Journey — Homeschooling: Principles to Practices

Do you know the feeling you get when you find something so exciting you just can’t wait to share it? Well, that’s exactly how I feel right now! I have stumbled upon a brand new homeschool book titled Love the Journey – Homeschooling: Principles to Practices. It’s written to encourage teaching moms…especially those who

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Rainy Day Activities: Indoor Shower Ball Pit

shower ball pit

Today is one of those rainy days when all I want to do is curl up in my pajamas with a good book and relax the day away. Of course, being stuck inside means the kids have at least seventeen times the amount of energy they normally have, and by mid afternoon my dreams

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25+ Easter Activities for Kids

easter activities for kids

March is flying by and Easter will be here before you know it! I’ve rounded up LOTS of fabulous Easter activities for kids from last week’s Tuesday Tots and from our own collection to share with you! There are arts and crafts, sensory play, science, books, and more included in this Easter round-up. Be

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Chapter Books for Preschool

chapter books

I’ve had lots of questions about when to start reading chapter books with kids and what chapter books to start with, so I thought I’d keep a running log of the chapter books I’ve read with L&L. Here are the book titles and authors, in order of when we read them. Each one is

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Peter Rabbit Small World Book Play

Easter activities

My kids and I are huge fans of classic stories. The Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter are some of our favorites, and of course the most popular of those is The Tale of Peter Rabbit. To give my kids a chance to act out the story which is GREAT for comprehension, I created a

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Our Favorite Picture Books

favorite picture books

These are some of our favorite picture books (in alphabetical order). By favorite, I mean we’ve read them minimally 10 times each…true favorites! Click on the title to see the full blog post or a link to the title on Amazon. Check back often for new additions! 🙂 Our Favorite Picture Books Arthur’s Chicken

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FREE BOB Books worksheets Set 1, Book 12

The final set of free BOB Books worksheets for Set 1 are here! These printable packs go along with Book 12! Once again my printables are delayed, but my packs for books 10, 11, and 12 should all be up this week!In the meantime, be sure to follow these links to find great printables

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BOB Books Printables for Set 1, Book 11: Lad and the Fat Cat

Here are the FREE BOB Books Printables for Set 1, Book 11: Lad and the Fat Cat! This is the next to last book in the 1st set of BOB Books for beginning readers. My own set of printables are delayed as I have had unexpected travel for the last week and a half,

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The Jesus Storybook Bible Reading Plan for Easter 2013

Last year we discovered The Jesus Storybook Bible makes for a perfect read during the season of Lent. Lent is the period of 40 weekdays leading up to Easter (excluding Sundays), and the Jesus Storybook Bible’s 40th story is the Easter story, with 4 stories that come afterwards as follow-up. It really couldn’t be

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Printables for BOB Books: Set 1, Book 10 Peg and Ted

The FREE printables to go along with BOB Books for Beginning Readers: Set 1, Book 10 – Peg and Ted are here! Well, most of them anyway… 😉 You can download this week’s FREE printables from:3 DinosaursRoyal BalooThis Reading MamaWalking by the WayMy FREE printables will be available soon, so please check back!! Reason:

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