Keep Preschoolers Busy WITHOUT Screens

Do you have a hard time coming up with new and creative ways to keep preschoolers busy WITHOUT screens?  Check out my ideas that are tried and true.  Nurture their love for learning and exploring.  These activities are great, because most of them don’t require full parent supervision, so they make awesome activities for them […]

25 Easy Pumpkin Crafts for Kids

It’s always fun to get kids busy making things to help them celebrate the seasons.  Pumpkin crafts are perfect for fall, and there are so many cute ones out there for them to make.  These range from super easy and inexpensive to a bit more complicated, but totally worth the extra effort. Almost all of these […]

Talking Shapes Online Phonics Program – Review

We were recently given a review subscription to a new program from Talking Fingers Inc. called Talking Shapes: A Supplemental Curriculum for Early Literacy. Talking Shapes is a game that we played on our computer in a browser.  It is designed to teach children, roughly ages 3-6, about the alphabet and phonograms. The approach uses fun videos, lots […]

LeapFrog LeapStart System: Lots of Learning Fun! *Giveaway*

Being a LeapFrog Mom Ambassador is a lot of fun, because our family is able to test out some really cool new toys and educational learning systems.  The latest package we received contained so many goodies, we didn’t know where to start! The package contained the brand new LeapFrog LeapStart Interactive Learning System (affiliate link) […]

Toddler Tuesday is BACK at LEGOLAND and SEA LIFE Grapevine

Hooray!  I just got official word that TODDLER TUESDAY is back at LEGOLAND Discovery Center and SEA LIFE Aquarium in Grapevine, Texas.  This is going on through at least January and February. What an awesome way to check out these fun attractions in the Dallas area for a reduced fee.  As homeschoolers, it works out well […]