Category: Resources

Friday Five: May 22, 2020

This week: Resources from Sesame Street, PBS KIDS and Common Sense Media; Storytime with Jane Goodall, Geology with Nick Zentner; Questions to ask kids about Coronavirus

QUESTIONS TO ASK KIDS ABOUT CORONavirus

This is a strange time we’re living in. It’s interesting to hear the perspective of our smallest citizens. This is an interesting exercise to capture what your children are feeling about the pandemic and the effects of it. Ask your child the following questions…

Friday Five: May 15, 2020

Fun homeschool finds from around the web. Follow me on Facebook for real time updates of my homeschool finds. Or wait until Friday for my weekly top five picks! 1. Doing Distance Learning in Style – Virtual Backgrounds from PBS KIDS Make your next…

Traceable weather tracking calendar for kids: May 2020

Need a kid-friendly calendar to track your homeschooling days and chart the weather? Here’s a traceable version to decorate.

Three easy ways to practice gratitude as a family

Gratitude is a powerful force. It can turn one’s whole day around. Simply thinking about the things we are grateful for squeezes out negative thoughts that creep in. But it’s a skill that has to be practiced. Here are three easy ways to practice gratitude as a family.

Traceable weather tracking calendar for kids: April 2020

Need a kid-friendly calendar to track your homeschooling days and chart the weather? Here’s a traceable version to decorate.

Resource round up: online education

There are many *huge* lists of educational resources for families floating around. It’s a little overwhelming. What are my family’s go-to online resources for homeschooling? Here is my SHORT LIST. All of these resources are free (or at the very least, have a free…

Resources and Ideas for Learning at Home

Just wanted to share the following resource recently put together by the members of the Seattle Homeschoolers Facebook Group in response to local school closures due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus.) Many of the resources, we have used ourselves. Some of them (library-specific) are region-focused, so…

Resources: Art Classes – Young Rembrandts

Young Rembrandts offer art classes for kids ages three to twelve years old. Over the last few years, my kids have taken several of their offerings – including a half-day camp “Culinary Mischief Pastel Camp.” For a few hours each day for a week,…

March 2: Dr. Seuss’s birthday / Read Across America Day

Most of us remember growing up with Dr. Seuss. For me his nonsensical rhymes dance like a Muppet walking over hills in my head and I often find myself rhyming things I say after reading one of his books. My children also love the…