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School takes place in our kitchen, on the run, and out in the “real world.” Sometimes it’s magical, sometimes it’s maddening. One thing is for sure though- It changes every day.

January 6, 2019

Coding Books for Kids: A New Kind of Literacy

Are literacy skills and technology really enemies?  Could screens really be the death of imaginative play and creative thinking?  Technology can be a time suck, even an addiction for young, smushy brains (or forty year old brains, for that matter.)   Using some creative resources, such as these coding books for kids, can ensure that you child stays on top of the technology curve while growing their own literacy and problem solving skills.

January 4, 2019

What is Growth Mindset with Growth Mindset Activities & Printable Prompts

What is growth mindset?  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.

January 4, 2019

Printable Thank You Cards for Kids

Handwritten thank you notes are still a thing, right?   These free printable thank you cards will make writing thank you cards an easy habit for your kids!  These thank you card templates mean your kiddos can write and draw as much as appropriate and get their sweet message across without it feeling like a chore!

November 11, 2018

The Best Art Gifts for Kids- Inspire & Teach

Whether you’re looking for a special occasion gift or or just trying to encourage your young artists this list full of the best art gifts for kids.  From craft sets for kids, to open ended imaginative toys, to art supplies that encourage more technical skill- it’s all here.  Whether your kid is a little or a tween inspiring creativity is always a win!

March 18, 2018

Sketch the Fifty States- Free Printable Book

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. 

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