Good Books for kids – a review: Noah Green Junior Zookeeper and the Garage Sale Pet

Are you always on the lookout for a good books for kids — especially a quality chapter book series? One that’s pleasant and engaging? One that focuses on positive interactions among kids instead of bullying situations? One where your kids will learn something about the natural world while they’re immersed in a good storyline and […] Read more…

This blank comic strip template printable is a great out-of-the-box way to ignite kids’ enthusiasm for writing and story-telling. Share this with your young artists and writers and watch them create sagas to display in their own library and proudly share with others. Even if they’re too young to write, they’ll enjoy this free-style opportunity […] Read more…

How Project Based Learning Creates a Stress Free Homeschool

This guest post from Amanda at Learning Through Experiences on project based learning reminds us to focus on deep, meaningful learning in our homeschool life rather than get caught up in the stressful drama of getting lots of “things done.” Projects? Stress-free? Have I lost my mind? Usually when a public school parent hears the […] Read more…

How to maintain happiness and sanity in an information-overload world: Focus on the positive with Friday Boxes (guest post by Homeschool on the Range)

Information is ubiquitous. And it’s everywhere! 😉 But that’s not always a good thing. The prevalence of social media makes it hard to tune out the negative messages that sneak in, no matter how much we wish our feed (and our lives) to be filled with cute cats and giggling babies. Yvie from Homeschool on the Range writes the following guest post about a practice they began with their family to intentionally work together to focus on the positive. I’m inspired by this idea, and by their diligence to stick with it! Read more…

Backwards planning for the not-quite-type-A homeschool mom. This homeschool/life planner will help you organize plans from the top down, then easily fill in missing pieces around spontaneous learning moments.

Backwards planning for the not-quite-type-A homeschool mom. This homeschool/life planner will help you organize plans from the top down, then easily fill in missing pieces around spontaneous learning moments. Read more…

Real world learning - round up of top posts from 2018

Real World Learning: Best posts from 2018

I started this blog a year and a half ago with the hopes of sharing real world learning activities and experiences with other families. R.E.A.L.-World Learners: Creating Relevant, Engaging, and Authentic learning experiences and instilling in children a Lifelong love of learning Based on my Masters in Teaching degree, 20 years experience tutoring Math, 6 years teaching […] Read more…

This English grammar lapbook is a complete unit study on the parts of speech for kids from Kindergarten to second grade. It includes hands-on activities, graphic organizers, interactive notebook style journaling, task cards, and a Parts of Speech story. Read more…

Gift guide - the best Math games for kids (and adults!). Help kids develop mathematical reasoning skills and enjoy learning through play #mathgames #math #giftguide #realworldlearners

If you are looking for ways to replace worksheets with games that will help your children and students develop a love for learning and confidence in themselves as learners, you may find some great additions to your game collection in this curated list of the best Math games for kids (and adults!). Read more…

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