How We Use Fact Cards in our Homeschool

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using fact cards in your homeschool - great way to learn, review facts and explore your children's passions

As a family who follows a classical model for our homeschool, my children are very familiar with flashcards. We use them for studying Latin and math facts, or reviewing the figures in our Greek Myths study. Before you say, “UGH! FLASH CARDS!”, have an open mind and take a look at how we use our […]

5 Days of Water Play for Kids: DIY Sponge Bombs

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Make your own sponge bomb

Ready to keep your kids cool while they have fun this summer? Let’s kick off today’s water play for kids with a bomb. A sponge bomb, that is! Clear off your kitchen table and gather your supplies. In just a few minutes, you’ll have fantastic sponge bombs ready for the pool or playing in the […]

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5 Days of Water Play for Kids: Water Balloon Piñatas

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water play for preschool boys

  Ready for another day of water play for kids? Let’s go have some fun! Grab a ladder and some string or ribbon – we’re going to set up a piñata, water play style! My kids love piñatas and water balloons – a hot summer day is perfect to combine the two for some water […]

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5 Days of Water Play for Kids: Bring out the Baby Pool

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water play for babies and toddlers

Summer is here! Let’s keep cool with some water play for kids! Today kicks off a five day series of fun water play ideas for children. Don’t forget about the youngest members of your family when you’re thinking about water play. Babies and toddlers can enjoy water play just as much as their older siblings. […]

Fun Summer Reading Games to Keep Kids Engaged

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Summer reading games to keep kids engaged

Come summer, parents the world over have the same set of concerns – how to keep the kids busy, and how to ensure that at least some of their time is spent productively. Fun learning games allow you to address both concerns at once. However, coming up with the right games isn’t easy. After all, […]

Breakfast Muffins to Make Your Mornings Easier

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breakfast muffin recipes for easier mornings

Looking for a way to simplify your morning routine? Tired of serving your kids cereal or toast? Take a look at some of our favorite recipes for breakfast muffins to break up the boring morning routine. Bonus? Most of these can be made ahead and refrigerated or frozen for later in the week. That saves […]

Introducing Saint Fun Fact Cards for Catholic Kids

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St Kateri Fun Fact Cards -- perfect for teaching children all about your favorite Catholic saint!!

In our Catholic homeschool, we LOVE learning about our Catholic saints. We read picture books, watch movies, and even plan special meals to celebrate our favorite saints. For the summer, I wanted to start a new tradition. I’m going to start a morning time, where all of my littles come together to start the day. […]

A Busy Mom’s Secrets for Finding Hidden Energy

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A busy mom's secrets to Finding hidden energy #V8EnergyBoost #collectivebias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #V8EnergyBoost #CollectiveBias As the mother of six beautiful children, you’d better believe my days are busy. It seems like I’ve just drifted off to sleep, then I’m hearing the alarm go off again (and punching the snooze button)! […]