Category Archives: preschool and kindergarten

Introducing Fact Cards for your Homeschool :: plus a giveaway!

Cards received at no cost to me and I was compensated for my time to review. Affiliate links included in post.  All opinions are my own. Throughout our homeschool journey — going on year 12 now! — I’ve been a BIG fan of collecting the ‘extras’. You know…the completely cool tools and games which may […]


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10 of our Favorite Gardening Books for Preschoolers

gardening books for preschoolers

This past winter (so glad that’s behind us!), I posted a list of 10 of our favorite preschool winter books. A reader emailed in asking if I would consider other posts like this one, and today I’m happy to share more of our favorites, this time around gardening! Now, you must know I am not […]

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Cranberry Thanksgiving Activities (plus how to make a silhouette picture!)

this post may contain affiliate links; see disclosure here. We are just now returning to our Five in a Row (FIAR) books for the current school year, and I didn’t ever post about this book from last year. Oops! My plan is much different than actually completely a book a week; instead we usually row two books […]

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8 books I’m reading for homeschooling support {and a giveaway!}

{this post contains affiliate links; please see full disclosure here} I’m rounding up a fairly big list of reading for the next few months!  Above is the current homeschooling stack (more are on their way!), though I’m sure my favorites will be revisited as well. Definitely more of a non-fiction than fiction reader, I do […]

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Owl Moon, Goodnight Moon: Preschool & 1st Grade Activities

While following our preschool literature plan for the year has been somewhat consistent, updating here on the blog has been sketchy. So, expect to see a variety of Five in a Row posts coming your way over the next two months! Goodnight Moon is a staple in our home, a great bedtime read for little […]

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How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World :: Preschool & 1st Grade Activities

Oh, this book by far has been my favorite row — which is exactly why we took three weeks to complete!  The freedom in homeschooling, yes? If you haven’t read How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World, it’s a gem of a book for young children.  Full of opportunity for great lessons as […]

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