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Alpha-Phonics Beginning Readers Curriculum

Do you have a beginning reader?  I am so excited to share with you an excellent new phonics program for early readers.  My middle daughter is in the “beginning reading” stage, so I thought this would be perfect for her.  I look forward to using this with my preschooler as well.  The name of this…

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Happy 10th Birthday Mo Willems’ Pigeon Book

Disclaimer:  I received a box set of It’s a Busload of Pigeon Books and a copy of Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus in exchange for this review and giveaway.  All opinions expressed here are honest and my own. Disney Publishing Worldwide is pleased to celebrate the 10th birthday of Mo Willems’ avian hero, Pigeon!…

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Art Journaling for Everyone

With art journaling there is no pressure to have a finished, polished piece of art. Anyone keeping an art journal can decide not to share it with others, therefore creating a stress free space where mistakes can be made and even embraced. Art journals are about exploring yourself through personal expression and trying out new…

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Teen Book Review: The Best Friend by Melody Carlson

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Teen Book Review: The Jerk Magnet by Melody Carlson

Title: The Jerk Magnet Author: Melody Carlson Genre: Realistic fiction Plot: “When Chelsea Martin’s future stepmother helps her transform from gawky and geeky into the hottest girl at her new school, Chelsea is pretty sure it’s the best thing that ever happened to her. But her hot new look has a downside. She’s attracting los…

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Learning in the 21st Century: How to Connect, Collaborate, and Create Book Review

Homeschooling families this day and age have a broad range of resources and opportunities to choose from. In fact,  there are so many options out there, we just have to know how to find them, especially with technology on our side. I just recently was given the opportunity to read an amazing book that I…

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Free Lesson Plans: The Missing Mitten Mystery

Title: The Missing Mitten Mystery Author: Steven Kellogg Illustrator: Steven Kellogg Ages: 3 & up Description (from Amazon): Annie and her dog, Oscar, have had a busy day playing in the snow. Somehow Annie’s red mitten has disappeared in all the fun. They look high and low. . . . It’s not on the sledding…

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Easy Valentine’s Love Garland

This easy Valentine’s Love Garland is project is quick and easy; perfect for the beginning sewer!  

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Girls Know How: Raising the Roof Book Review

Just recently, my 9.5 year old daughter got to read a book from The Girls Know How Series #2: Raising the Roof written by Ellen Langas Campbell.  She couldn’t put the book down.  Prior to her reading adventure, I skimmed the book and found it to be a lot of fun for this particular age group. …

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Kids Can Cook: Meringue Cookies

This fun & easy recipe only requires a few, simple ingredients but are oh-so-yummy to eat.  We make these cookies every year.  Sometimes, we loop a piece of ribbon through each cookie and hang them from our tree too. You’ll find the printable recipe card below.   Easy Meringue Cookies Ingredients: 3 egg whites 1…

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