Saint Patrick Printables – Part of the Saints Unit Studies Series

Saint Patrick Printable

Since I married into an Irish Catholic family, Saint Patrick is high on our list of Catholic Saints. My children love hearing about Saint Patrick, and now that March has rolled around, we’ll be spending a lot of time learning about Ireland, its heritage, and the man who worked to bring Christ’s message to the […]

25 Must Have Valentines Day Books for Children

Valentine's Day books for children - great for homeschool read aloud time!

It’s time to celebrate! We’re pulling out our {huge} collection of Valentine’s Day books for children — my kids are so excited to be reading these books again! Take a look at some of our favorites, then hit up your library or add them to your collection. &  Llama Llama I Love You Little Llama […]

Easy Peasy Saint Nicholas Crafts for Catholic Preschoolers

Looking for St Nicholas crafts for your Catholic family? These Saint Nicholas chocolate coins are easy peasy!

Are you ready to start planning your Saint Nicholas crafts? We’re going to be visiting one of our Orthodox Christian friends for the feast day, and I’m so excited! My kids have been exploring all of our Catholic Advent crafts for kids and they wanted some special activities to get ready for this special day. […]

Don’t Drink the Protozoa from the Creek! More Homeschool Science Lessons

Learn about microscopic animals with this protozoa culture kit. #homeschoolscience #homeschool

Although we live in a subdivision, we have an expansive lot, with plenty of room for a passel of kids to explore nature. Trees for climbing? Check. Cul-de-sac for riding bikes, skates, and scooters? Double check. Creek for getting muddy and checking out frogs, salamanders, snakes, and turtles? Triple check. One beautiful fall day, I […]

Simple Tips for Choosing a Homeschool Microscope

Having toruble choosing a homeschool microscope? Don't miss these tips. #homeschoolscience

CRASH! Breaking glass. Again. In a house with five children, the sound of breaking glass isn’t uncommon. Dishes falling to the floor. A BB shot gone awry. Or in this case, a box of microscope slides left over from my husband’s microbiology class five years ago. I sighed and grabbed the broom, turning just in […]