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how to teach kids to memorize their phone number How to Teach Kids to Memorize Their Address and Phone Number - Here’s an easy way for kids to memorize their phone number and address (actually this technique works with anything you need them to memorize, from preschoolers up to teenagers). And they can do it while they are on the go.  We are creating a muscle memory by using hands-on learning and I have a free download for you that makes this activity super easy. {This post contains affiliate links.} When your child goes through a door–it can be the door to go outside, ...
homeschooling moms fashion Julie’s Top 10 Fashion Tips for Homeschool Moms - I’m a homeschool mom. I work from home.  It’s no different from most people that get paid to work for an actual company from home, except I have short adorable co-workers who hang out with me all day, demand lunch and whine about how math is stupid.   Here’s my ten tried and true tips for the fashionable homeschool mom. I’ve tested out each and every one of these over the past six years, to save you time and effort. You’re welcome. ...
easy science experiments for kids Cool Science Experiments ~ Back Yard Animal Tracking Station - Find out what kind of animals come through your yard at night. You might be surprised at who your nocturnal and early morning visitors are. We love cool science experiments! This one can be done any time of the year.  We decided to add this to our list of fun Summer Science Experiments. This can certainly be done in the winter as snow is a wonderful way to capture animal prints.  Supplies A sheet of plywood (Ours was about 2 feet by 3 feet; we al ...
cool science experiments for kids Easy Science Experiments for Summer - Who’s ready for some easy science experiments for summer? Summer is a great time to gather a few supplies and set up some cool science experiments for kids.  We love seasonal science and summer gives us so many options: outside, inside, in water, in the garden and so much more.  {this post contains affiliate links} Experiments About Insects and Critters Raise caterpillars who turn into butterflies. How to raise butterflies to lay eggs and raise ...
homeschooling all year 10 Reasons To Homeschool Year Round - We never planned to school all year long. It just sort of happened. As a new homeschooling momma in our very first year, I dove in with a huge dose of enthusiasm and little awareness of the reality of my situation:  A first grader, a preschooler, a toddler, a house to keep and too many plans for what I hoped we would learn that year. I soon realized we were not going to be able to get it all done, nor should we, because we all needed time to play, relax and jus ...
multiplication chart Multiplication Games ~ Learn Times Tables While You Move - We love to play math games around here and these multiplication games have been used over and over again in our house. I first shared the idea of Multiplication High Fives here, then decided to take it to the next level and create a downloadable multiplication chart and High Five template. This method has been so effective in getting math facts to stick for my kids. I hope you’ll find it useful as well.  High Five Math Games use Whole Body Learning to engage the br ...
frustrated with learning How to Help a Child Who is Frustrated With Learning - We’ve all been there and we’ve tried lots of things. Our child is stuck in frustration with math or handwriting or learning to read.  Early on in my family’s homeschooling journey, I figured out that my kids much preferred hands on learning to sitting down and filling out worksheets.  Later I figured out that it wasn’t just hands on activities that helped them retain and process information, but moving their whole bodies helped too: ...

 

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