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So long summer vacation and hello new school year! The summer seems like it just flew by so quickly this year! For some homeschooling families, having a dedicated school room is not a necessity and may not be used even if they had a school room. For my family, we need the dedicated school space. Plus, we are not fly by the seat of our pants roaming homeschoolers by...

 Fireworks! Those sparkly, glowing bursts in the sky, and one of the best parts of summer! This simple craft allows even young kids to create their own glowing fireworks! All you need to make these little Glow in the Dark Beaded Fireworks are glow in the dark pony beads (ours were kindly provided by CraftProjectIdeas.com), pipe cleaners, and fishing line. To...

With summer here it is time to head back into the pool for some fun under the sun. One way to help bring fun into your lessons is to use pool noodles in them. There are a lot of ways to use and modify pool noodles to use in school lessons, but I wanted to make it a little more fun. After some experimentation I found that if I cut a pool noodle into little pieces,...

It’s hard to believe that our summer vacation has already come to an end. It flew by so quickly this year! For some homeschooling families it is not necessary, but for my homeschooling family it is a necessity because I work from home, combined with the general layout of our two story home we need to have a dedicated space for our schooling and schooling materials....

Living rurally in the mountains of California, bugs are everywhere for my children to explore, especially during the warmer months, which happens to be most of the year. With summer flying our way it means more sleepovers outside under the stars and fun memories to be made. To make the kids outdoor sleepovers fun this year I wanted to make something that was easy...