Pumpkin Play Dough | Sensory Fun for Kids

Pumpkin Play Dough | Sensory Fun for Kids

If you love pumpkins and pumpkin pie, you’ll adore this fun homemade pumpkin play dough. This activity is a wonderful sensory activity for kiddos, and it has a science element as well! Kids can learn a variety of scientific principles while making play dough,...
Cool and Creepy Spider Bots | Halloween STEM

Cool and Creepy Spider Bots | Halloween STEM

True story — even though I wrote a book about backyard creepy-crawlies, spiders still freak me out a little bit. They are unpredictable and move way too quickly for me. They’re perfect for Halloween, though. Our creepy spider bots are sponsored by At Home...
STEM Learning for Tech-Loving Kiddos | Osmo Genuis Kit

STEM Learning for Tech-Loving Kiddos | Osmo Genuis Kit

“Mom! May I play on the iPad?” I hear some iteration of this question all day from different children each time. The kids share an iPad Mini and love it. Frankly, I do too. I just wish we had a couple more so we could spread the love when I need a few...
A Week of Epic Backyard Nature Science Fun | Summer Camp at Home

A Week of Epic Backyard Nature Science Fun | Summer Camp at Home

Whether you’re a year-round homeschooling family like us, follow a traditional school year calendar at home, lean a bit unschooly, or have kids who go to brick and mortar schools, summer days and nights can seem long and lazy. This summer you can join in for 12...
Awesome Yoda Activities and Snacks

Awesome Yoda Activities and Snacks

If your home is filled with as many little Star Wars lovers as mine is, you might want to surprise them with some Yoda-themed fun. These awesome Yoda activities and snacks will please Star Wars fans big and small. Awesome Yoda Activities and Snacks Cookies,...
Host an Awesome Disney Playdate

Host an Awesome Disney Playdate

I have four kids. Mickey Mouse and all his friends have been a part of our lives for, well, pretty much ever. My oldest is 14, and when he was a teeny tot, it was Playhouse Disney on the Disney channel in the morning. Now that my youngest is four, it’s Disney...
Fun Star Wars Learning Activities for Young Fans

Fun Star Wars Learning Activities for Young Fans

It’s obvious around here that our kids — big and small — are huge Star Wars fans. Why? Because all of them (even the kiddos who have never seen the movies) know lines, play Star Wars Lego, and read all of the great DK Star Wars books we have. Even...

Minecraft Challenge Calendar for February

How is it February already? Have you started feeling like you’re ready for the winter to end? Do you feel like taking a homeschool break already? The February “doldrums” set in around here mid-month usually, and I just want to give up.    ...