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multiplication chart free download Multiplication Chart (Free Printable) - Before kids completely memorize multiplication tables, having a quick reference on hand is essential.  That’s why I created this free printable multiplication chart. Kids can keep it on their desk or in their notebook, ready when they need it.   Learning multiplication tables is such a critical skill in the elementary years. In our house, we’ve played lots of multiplication games. Our favorite one is High Five Multiplication.    {This ...
cool science experiments for kids Easy Science Experiments for Kids: How to Make a Volcano Erupt - We love easy, simple science experiments that we can do right in our kitchen.  This volcano experiment required two easy recipes that even very young kids can help put together. Once you have the volcano set up, you can create lava explosions over and over again.    {This post contains affiliate links.} What could be more exciting than that?  I’ll tell you! This activity (and 149 more) is part of a brand new book that I am so thrilled to be ...
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 ...

 

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