Kids need good sleep to be able to develop and learn, and to function at their best each and every day. With the school year starting up soon, this is more important now than ever, especially if they had crazy sleep habits all summer. However, getting kids to bed on time can prove to be a … [Read more...] about How to Get Kids to Bed on Time!
One of the most hands-on history companies around, Home School in the Woods, sent my family a digital copy of a program for my oldest sons. The title, meant for grades 3rd-8th, came as a zip file to extract and use from my computer. They make fabulous, in-depth history unit studies, and we chose … [Read more...] about Time Travelers: World War II Curriculum Review
With all the after school activities and homework happening once school starts, time for getting outdoors and enjoying some games with family and friends becomes difficult to find. Planning a themed back to school gathering before all this busyness begins, though, is a fantastic idea. Playing … [Read more...] about Back to School Themed Outdoor Games for Kids
In addition to giving a young child hours of fun and mobility, bike riding requires knowledge and constant practice of the basic rules of safety. Parents need to teach those basics to their children early and often, and follow up to see that they’re always observed. Whether on a busy street or a … [Read more...] about Bicycle Safety Tips for Kids
Literacy is so important throughout our lives, but early childhood years should be a time to really nurture a love for good stories. Crafty Classroom sent us a copy of their digital resource for K-2 students called Fables & Tales, and I have been using it with my 7 year old over the past couple … [Read more...] about Crafty Classroom Fables & Tales Review