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Reading comprehension can be tough for some children when it comes to learning facts about things like animals where the topics can be technical. One way that I like to make this learning more fun is to create a game that will turn the emphasis into learning with fun about facts instead of just learning facts from a list. When the facts come in a storybook geared...

Do you or a loved one like sharks, or at least want to learn about them? How about adding a fun hands-on lesson to your day that is full of fun facts too?  With sharks in mind, I set out to create a fun shark themed project for the Hands-On Activities for Kids Monthly Link-Up that would not only be fun to make, but also a blast to use over and over again. My...

Teaching children through storybooks can be a fun way to get them to not only develop their reading skills, but to also have a blast learning. One of my children’s favorite board books is Blue Goose by Nancy Tafuri. This is a fun kid’s storybook that is easy to read for young children and is full of color fun. To make it even more fun, I created my FREE I Know...

Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love and for celebrating those you love. In our house we like to bring that love into our school lessons. With that in mind, I set out to create a fun Valentine’s Day themed project for the Hands-On Activities for Kids Monthly Link-Up that would not only be fun to make, but also a blast to use over and over again. My hope is...

Has your child ever gotten stuck on a topic in school where they just cannot seem to move past? For my daughter lately she finds nouns extremely boring. For Elizabeth, when she finds a topic boring that means it can be almost impossible to get through to her and move past it in a lesson. In this case I wanted to make a fun hands-on learning activity with a Christmas...

Slime. It’s just one of those things that children just can’t seem to get enough of. What do you do with all of that leftover Halloween candy? Why not turn it into a fun hands-on sensory learning opportunity for your family!  After all the craziness of Halloween sometimes you need to carve out simple little learning moments. For my son in particular who...

If your children are anything like mine then they will all have different learning styles when it comes to math. I am very lucky in that math in general tends to come very easily to both of my children (thank you engineering hubby!); however, that does not mean that we do not hit walls every now and then when it comes to building on our math skills. Lately, my daughter...