Having a “Whale” of a Time Homeschooling

It has now been a little over a month since I started homeschooling my kids.  Let's just say that if you have ever been on a roller coaster at Magic Mountain, that's pretty much how it has been.  So many highs and lows that seem to be testing my persistence and inspiration to start this new journey with my…

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Olympic Rings, Torch and Relay in the USA

We had so much fun yesterday as we got ready for the Winter Olympics to begin in Russia.  We brought a little bit of the Olympic spirit right into our home.  First, we started off our day making these yummy Banana Pancakes in the form of the Olympic Rings.  (I will post this simple recipe soon.)  While we ate…

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Winter Olympics Homeschool Style

The Olympics is just a few days away!  I am busy trying to pull together some fun learning activities for my kids to do during the Olympics.  Here’s a fun short video to pump up your kids about the games. I just downloaded this awesome booklet from Enchanted HomeSchooling Mom.  It is great!  There are all kinds of worksheets,…

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Sammy the Squirrel: The Letter “S”

This is my week to have the preschoolers co-op at my house.  It is always a lot of fun teaching 4 year old kids.  This week the letter is "S."  I googled online for a worksheet, but I didn't see anything that caught my eye so I decided to make my own.  Here's my "Sammy the Squirrel" coloring page…

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Preschool “Letter M” My Monster

If you had asked me what my favorite part of elementary school was, I would of  said recess and art.  I had a great art teacher that always had creative ways to teach us how to use our imagination.  Thanks to my mom who was so good about saving samples of our school work,  I  have this artwork to…

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Preschool Circle Time Board and Supplies

We started a preschool with some friends in the area where we each take a week and teach the kids and then rotate to the homes of the other moms.  The kids get two days a week for 2 hours each day and are in a class of 7.  It has been a great success so far and saves…

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