Category Archives: education

Week 5: The Ocean

After the world travels of the last two weeks, and the fun of learning of other cultures, it was nice to explore the magic of the ocean. Again, summer has been increasingly busy, so there were so many extension activities I didn’t get to do for this, but I guess I’ll just plan better next

Week 6…Dinosaurs, Rocks and the End of Summer{School}

While most of my summers never quite go as planned, this one has been exceptionally wonderful for a variety of reasons, the biggest one being the great time my son and I had doing “school.” While I could never (ever, ever, EVER) teach a bunch of littles for a living (dear LORD give me teenagers

´╗┐Homemade Summer School Week 3 & 4: We Are The World

So last week, was week three…however since we had VBS, and everyone started getting sick the last half of the week, we didn’t do much. But that’s ok because it is summer, and summer is supposed to be relaxed and fun. So things change. With VBS adding extra hours of my day where I wouldn’t

DIY creative notebooks for kids

Going places this summer? Do your kiddos like to “collect” mementos from your travels? Start a cheap, easy, creative (& interactive) notebook! It can be as in-depth as your kid wants, and it is a cheap way to store all of the maps, brochures, pictures, thoughts and memories in one spot. Perfect for summer vacations

Week 2: Space & Reading

If you’ve been following along with my “Homemade Summer School” posts, then welcome back and thanks for checking in! Last week was the first week where we talked about landforms and volcanoes. To read how that went, or get ideas of what I did/used you can read that blog post here. It was a blast