Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Getting the hang of blends is important for young readers and these free blend puzzles can help! Perfect for Kindergarten and Grade 1 children, these puzzles encourage kids to listen closely to the beginning sounds they hear in each word. There are 36 different puzzles and they come in both color and black and white!
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Are you looking for a fun and simple way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with your children this year? After putting our corned beef and cabbage in the crock pot, we love to make creative and festive crafts like this St Patrick's Day Crafts.
Monday, February 20, 2017
Friday, February 17, 2017
Consonant clusters, or trigraphs, are three letters that combine to create the same sound. You can find them in words like sprint, strong, and even the word through. These free Consonant Cluster Spelling mats are a fun way for first grade and 2nd grade kids to practice spelling consonant blends.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Trapped Inside? It can feel like forever during those long winter months... but don't worry, here are five Educational Activities for when you can't go out and play
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
You can easily make your own simple machines at home, to help your children learn to enjoy engineering their own solutions.
Monday, February 13, 2017
Help your child learn to recognize syllables with this hands-on syllable counting activity. Learning how to count syllables will help your child improve his/her reading and spelling skills. This activity is great for your beginning or fluent reader in Kindergarten, first grade, or 2nd grade.
Friday, February 10, 2017
One of my new year's resolutions for our homeschool is to incorporate more games. I want learning together to be fun, and I believe my kids can learn the necessary math skills by playing games just as easily as completing a worksheet. The problem is, games are often time consuming, require a lot of prep, or expensive. As a very busy work at home mom, I am all about simple fun. So to help my kids increase their number sense and increase fact fluency, I've created this set of Roll and Cover Number Sense Games.