I am genuinely over-the-moon that January is in the rear view mirror. The winter months tend to drag on with little sunshine. This year, our family fought off a bad bug that disrupted our usual ebb and flow. But I digress. February is here and it’s near full to the brim with activity and learning.
One of the resources you’ll hear me recommending repeatedly as part of the homeschooling or parenting journey are teachings from Fred Rogers. I grew up on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood (the show ran from 1968 – 2001). After the premiere of the animated series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood on PBS KIDS in 2012 (a show cut from
Happy New Year! We took a bit of a break over the latter half of December but we’re back in the learning saddle with a renewed sense of wonder and a yearning for learning. Holidays of note this month: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is Monday, January 20. Chinese New Year (Rat) begins Saturday, January
Happiness! It’s December and a rocking end to 2019. Here’s a look at what we’re up to learning wise and beyond this month. The coming weeks seem to hold all kinds of crazy and we have a lot of activities to fill them as the holiday season kicks into high gear. Winter solstice is on
When I was a child, the idea of “giving back” meant donating toys I didn’t play with anymore and putting money in red kettles at the front of stores. My family took food to the local food bank and my parents helped me buy gifts for kids listed on tags hanging from the giving tree
Mix up a batch of these breakfast cookies for a healthy and tasty anytime of day snack.
Here’s a look at what we’re up to learning wise and beyond for the month of November.
Have the kids help make this easy and tasty version of a Thanksgiving classic.
Skip the screams and aim for squeals this Halloween with your favorite PBS KIDS characters.
Here is a high level glance at what we’re up to learning-wise this month. General themes are fall, gardening and plenty of outside time. We’re studying at the first grade and kindergarten levels for most subjects. Social Emotional Learning (SEL) – Big Life Journal Language Arts – word family practice, consonant blends, poetry tea time