It would be a stretch to say that we’re a family of travelers. Even though my kiddos have not seen the world over doesn’t mean they can’t “know” it. I created this free printable book to help kids learn the fifty states through a doing a little research and digging and also having a little fun sketching and doodling along the way.
I’m a home school mom so making sure my four kids are fluent writers is at the top of my daily to do list. Practice makes perfect so we write often and in lots of sneaky ways they don’t even recognize as “practice.” This free printable writing paper are a fun way to provide a template for your own child’s books, poems, journals, or reports.
Do you have child that you anticipate will grow up to be an artist? Will they make their living through fine art or commercial art? Maybe a handful of you will answer yes to that question. But for those of you that shook your head no I encourage you to ask the question how can art encourage your child even if they don’t appear to be a gifted artist. What is art and how can taking part in the arts benefit every child?
Ever feel a little weird around the edges? Or maybe you’ve come to terms with your quirky self as a grown up but that can be tough to do when you’re a kid. Especially these days when the compare/contrast game is at our fingertips all the time. Check out these nine pretty printable quotes about being different to encourage your little people (okay, and you too) to celebrate the weird little things that make them them!
Growth mindset has kind of become the mantra of our little homeschool and my grown up decision of starting a blog. Growth mindset celebrates the process, the effort of learning new things, rather than the outcome. Do we want a positive outcome? Yes, ma’am. But sometimes trying weird, new things, requires taking a risk, maybe even failing.
As I write this it’s the middle of January. Good intentioned resolutions have already been made and broken all over the place. But new beginnings can happen at any time of the year. Check out this collection of nine pretty (free) watercolor quotes about new beginnings to remind yourself of the possibilities of each day!
Celebrate? Who likes to celebrate? We all do , right? When life’s circumstances are just right, anyway! These pretty, glittery quotes about celebration are here to remind you there is always something to celebrate in every single day!
Are you pretty much a computer genius? Nah, me neither, at all. The awesome thing about the books in this list is that they put the world of computer coding in reach of all of us. This list specifically features books that use the Python coding language.
A growth mindset assumes that basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work. So, it’s not whether you’re intelligent or unintelligent. It’s just a matter of not learning a specific skill yet, or practicing that skill enough. A growth mindset assumes that eventually, with enough hard work you can do anything you can put your mind to!