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Sometimes learning technical terms for science can be a drag. Not a lot of children can just sit down and hear words like amyloplasts or endoplasmic reticulum or ribosome and just tell you what it means. Did I even spell those correctly? Rest assured I did, and my latest science pack, All About Plant Cells is sure to be a fun, hands-on way for your child or students...

When looking for a homeschool curriculum that covers zoology it is always tough to find one that is not only fun but also informative. This Elementary Zoology homeschool curriculum pack contains the perfect blend of facts, required science elements, hands-on activities, fun activities, field trips, PLUS I am able to teach it to both my 4th and 6th graders at the same...

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 like those lovable Octonauts? Then why not learn all about crocodiles and crabs with the new Octonauts: Crocodiles & Crabs DVD from NCircle Entertainment! This new and fun DVD is themed to those misunderstood, but still important crocodiles and crabs that are frequently seen and interacted with by those fun loving Octonauts. These adventures of the Octonauts...

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Sensory Bins Series! This month I am back with a new sensory bin! Sensory bins are a lot of fun, but are also a great way to incorporate some hands-on learning! I like to tie in great children’s literature with my sensory bins, so that is what I am going to try to do as a contributor for Enchanted Homeschooling Mom each month. I...

Come Rain, Come Snow, Come Sleet, Come Hail…Come weather one and all! Welcome to the kickoff collaborative post for the new Poppins Book Nook 2015-2016 season! And you guessed it, we are all about the Weather for our theme! From Thunder Cake to Tornado Crafts, to Windy Days and a Cotton Cloud Man Craft–we’ve got just the weather activity for...

Disney films are always caulk full of fun. Disneynature films are also a great tie into lessons with fun stories about the animals around us, whether they are in our back yard or clear across the globe. Disney is also wonderful when they create, develop and release for FREE educational lessons to go with their Disneynature films. The latest Disneynature film is Monkey...

Is there anything more beautiful than butterflies? They are truly some of the most enchanting creatures on earth.  This spring, take your science outside by letting your kids plant a butterfly garden. There is a ton of learning involved and chances are, your child won’t even realize she’s actually “doing school.” To me, this kind of real life learning...

I hope that you and your children are having fun learning alongside the Poppins Book Nook participants. Last month we explored and created storybook activities around poetry. This month’s new theme is the Weather and sure to have a lot of variety and fun for everyone. There are a lot of fun things to learn about when it comes to weather like temperatures, thunder,...

Are you ready for lots of fun with the Cat in the Hat? Then there is no doubt you will love this review, sensory bin idea, and giveaway of the fun DVD from NCircle Entertainment called Explore & Imagine with the Cat in the Hat Season 1, Volume 1.  So get ready to join the Cat in the Hat and his friends Nick and Sally in 20 adventures from their first season...

With Groundhog Day nearing comes another fun learning opportunity. One of the cornerstones of Groundhog Day is whether or not our friend Phil sees his shadow. He comes out of hibernation every February 2nd to make his prediction. Hibernation is a science topic all into itself, but Groundhog Day also brings the topic of shadows as being fun to learn about as well.  With...

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