Introducing Kids to Coconut

coconut

In my How to Home Preschool series published recently on In Lieu of Preschool, I talked about involving friends and family in your homeschool (see letter U for us). The kids’ Oma came to visit this week and she brought a whole, real coconut to share with us. Honestly I’ve always been intimidated by

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Mother’s Day Crafts for Kids

mother's day crafts

Mother’s Day is coming soon! There were some really cute Mother’s day crafts for kids that were shared on the After School Link-Up this past week. There were chalkboard flower pots, handprint art, poem cards, and even dye-your-own flowers for Mom. Check out all these awesome ideas, plus be sure to link up YOUR

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The After School Link-Up – April 22nd

after school link-up

Welcome to The After School Link-Up! This week I am on a mini vacation with the hubs sans kids so I will not be featuring any new posts this week as I am not even bringing along my computer *gasp*, however, I am still hosting the After School linky and will resume featuring YOUR

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10 Educational Benefits of Mega Bloks Building Kits #buildbarbiesworld

benefits of Mega Bloks building kits

With two young children who love to build, I have discovered a lot about all the learning that takes place during the activity. While it may look like all fun and games, there are really lots of educational benefits of Mega Bloks building kits! Additionally, parents of girls who have shied away from building

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Easy DIY Bath Tub Drawing Board

bath tub drawing board

Looking for a way to get your child excited about writing? Try this bath tub drawing board! It’s simple to set up and will motivate even the most reluctant writers. It’s also fun for kids who enjoy writing and drawing! This is a great way to get pre-writers interested in writing as well as

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Coffee Filter Rainbow Craft

coffee filter rainbow craft

We love rainbows at our house, so as we were experimenting with coffee filter art this past week, rainbows were one of the first projects we attempted! This coffee filter rainbow craft was so simple to make, and yet turned out so cute! We tried making the rainbows a bunch of different ways, but

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