123 Homeschool 4 Me: April 2014

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Camping with Kids

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One of our favorite summer activities for families is camping. For those that aren’t sure about camping with kids, here are some tips for making it doable with kids.
Camping with Kids - TONS of very clever, practical, and super helpful tips and trick for camping on your summer vacation with kids. Plus includes a free camping packlist

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Don’t Miss Great Homeschool Conventions in California

Coming up in just a little over a month is the don’t miss homeschool event for the west coast – Great Homeschool Conventions in Ontario, California.
Homeschool Convention Locations, Dates and Speakers

12 FREE Bug Coloring Sheets

Here are some fun and FREE printable Bug themed Coloring Pages for Toddlers and Preschoolers to color. These are great for spring or fall!
Free Bug Coloring Pages for Toddler, Preschool, prek, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade. These coloring sheets are perfect for spring and to improve fine motor skills.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Play, Learn, and Build Memories with LEGO® Friends

In our house LEGO® were always more of a Daddy / Son thing. I was always hoping my daughter would want to build them, but up until recently my daughter wasn’t that interested in LEGO®. Enter LEGO® Friends.

Cookie Recipes - Sprinklicious

If you’re a Mom I know you are always looking for some great cookie recipes! This colorful, moist cookie cookie is sure to become a new families favorite cookie recipes.
Sprinklicious Cookies for Kids Recipe #recipes

Friday, April 25, 2014

11 Recipes for PLAY and TGIF #119

Get ready to play this week with 11 FUN Recipes for PLAY!
Preschool Sensory Play

Thursday, April 24, 2014

FREE Dart Gun Spelling Practice

Sometimes there are just some spelling words that don’t stick. We need extra practice for these spelling words and unfortunately lots of extra practice can mean lots of complaining too. So I came up with this Dart Gun Spelling Practice which makes my kids want to practice their spelling words over and over again!
FREE Dart Gun Spelling Practice - this fun spelling game works with any spelling words for kids from kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 5th grade kids. Perfect for homework, summer learning, and more.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

May Creative Writing Prompts

If you are looking for some fun ideas to get your child writing more, I’ve got you covered. Here are FREE May Writing Prompts.
FREE May Writing Prompts for K - 4th Grade #writingprompts #kindergarten #homeschooling

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Is a Boxed Homeschool Curriclum Right for You?

Picking a homeschool curriculum is tough! There are so many wonderful choices out there. With this article I am hoping to spell out some homeschool curriculum choices for to help you decide what homeschool curriculum is right for you?
is a boxed (all in one) homeschool curriculum right for you?

Monday, April 21, 2014

How to Make a Flower Crown

Spring is finally here and that means it's time for some fun outdoor kids activities. Here is a childhood classic your kids will love - making a flower crown.
how to make a flower crown kids activitiy

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Gardening with Kids

My kids and I love to garden together. We spend all summer tending to our garden and watching the vegetables grow. But my kids favorite part is picking their vegetables and eating them! Here are some practical tips for gardening with kids.
Tips for Gardening with Kids - Practical tips for gardening with kids including what to plant with kids, how to garden successfully with kids, and more. (summer activities for kids, homeschool)

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

7 BEST Shows at Disney World

There is a lot to see at Disney World! With four main theme parks filled with countless rides, characters, and shows it can be overwhelming to prioritize what to see. Here are the Top 7 Shows at Disney World. Did I pick your favorites?

7 BEST shows at Disney World (Animal Kingdom, Magic Kingdom, Epcot, and Hollywood Studios)

Monday, April 14, 2014

Our Easter Resurrection Garden

Here is a meaningful Easter Activity for Christian families. It is very easy to do and will be fun to watch grove over 5-7 days. It also makes a beautiful Easter Sunday living centerpiece.
Easter Family Activity for Christian Families

Friday, April 11, 2014

21 Easter Egg Crafts and Activities & TGIF #118

With Easter just a little over a week away I wanted to share 21 creative and fun Easter Eggs Crafts and Activities! Get ready to have some Easter Egg Fun with your preschool or homeschooler this week.

Dying Easter Eggs, Easter Egg Science, Easter Egg Hunts, Easter Egg Crafts

Thursday, April 10, 2014

7 Fun Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs

Are you looking for some some fun, unique ways to decorate Easter Eggs with kids? Here are 7 fun ideas:
7 fun ways to decorate easter eggs

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Science Curriculum Homeschool Families Love

If you follow my blog it’s no secret that we love the homeschool science curriculum we’ve been using this year! Christian Kids Explore Biology has been fun and educational with lots of hands on activities for homeschooling families to work on together.
Science Curriculum #science #homeschooling

Aladdin Disney Family Fun Night

I like to plan intentional time with my family to play together. Our Disney Family Fun Nights are filled with games for families, themed dinner, and more to create priceless memories with my family.
Disney Aladdin Family Fun Night with Aladdin craft, Aladdin Kids Activities, and Aladdin food

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

How to Choose a Homeschool Curriculum

Whether you are a new homeschooling family or just looking to change up your homeschool curriculum choices for this coming year, I have some tips for choosing the Homeschool Curriculum that is right for you and your family!
How to choose the right Homeschool Curriculum

Monday, April 7, 2014

FREE Zoo Scavenger Hunts (Toddler - 6th Grade)

Spring is the time for field trips to the local zoo. In an attempt to make our field trips extra fun (and educational) I created these FREE Printable Zoo Scavenger Hunt Sheets.
FREE Zoo Scavenger Hunts - 17+ different scavenger hunt worksheets for kids from toddler, preschool, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade kids in both color and black and white, with pictures for non readers and ones for readers. These are great for fieldtrips for science

Friday, April 4, 2014

8 Spring Art Projects for Kids & TGIF #117

This week I am sharing 8 Spring Art Projects for kids. Be inspired to create something new and beautiful with your toddler, preschooler, kindergartner, or homeschooler.
 8 Beautiful Spring Art Projects for Kids

Thursday, April 3, 2014

FREE Flower Number Bonds

Flower Number Bonds is a cool math games for Kindergarten and 1st grade to practice addition.
FREE Flower Number Bonds is such a fun math activity for kindergarten and first grade kids to practice addition.perfect for spring math center

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

FREE Spring Birds Addition File Folder Game

Here is a cool math games for Kindergarten and 1st graders to do in the spring. The FREE Spring Birds Math Activity is great for practicing and reinforcing addition.
Spring Birds - cool math games for Kindergarten & 1st Grade #mathgames #kindergarten #homeschoolingGraphics Purchased and used with permission from ScrappinDoodles License #94836

Meet your Favorite Homeschool Bloggers at Great Homeschool Conventions

Are you attending Great Homeschool Conventions this year? Besides all the amazing speakers, workshops, and huge vendor hall, you can meet your favorite homeschool bloggers. Register today for the homeschool event of the year!
7 Conversation Starters for Meeting your favorite Homeschool Bloggers at Great Homeschool Conventions
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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

FREE Fish Preschool Pack

Ready to learn your letters, counting 1 to 12, colors, problem solving and more with fun Fish Preschool worksheets? Grab these FREE Fish Worksheets for Toddler, Preschool, and Kindergarten age children.
Preschool Worksheets - Free Fish  Pack for toddler, preschool, and kindergarten