It’s been a while since I did a homeschool roundup kind of post, so I decided to go ahead and put one together today in honor of President’s Day. If you are a homeschool mom or teacher looking for a fun activity in honor of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, here are a few ideas that I particularly love. There are plenty of really cute and fun activities and crafts for elementary school children, but it’s harder to find appropriate… Read more »

how to make ice cream in a bag

For the longest time, I’ve seen pins and posts about making ice cream in a bag. Today for science, we finally did it. I gave each of my kids their own individual bag to make. Here’s the recipe that we followed.     Shaking for 10 minutes was the hardest part, but I loved it because they really had to work for their ice cream. After about 5 minutes our hands got so cold that we switched to wearing oven… Read more »

homeschool olympic games rio 2016 middle school

Homeschooling during the Olympic Games is great! There are so many fun ways to break up the usual school routine to make learning fun and relevant. This year, however, I found that a lot of ideas just did not seem to work now that I have two middle schoolers. We’ve already learned about the first Olympic games, completed a lapbook, and created our own Olympic games complete with medals, flag, and laurel crowns. These things are great in elementary school,… Read more »