Help Teaching Pro Subscription Review

If you are in the field of teaching you might have heard about HelpTeaching.com, an easy-to-use, customizable resource for educators.   Recently I had a chance to review their Help Teaching Pro Subscription.  If you are a teacher or looking for…
Pirate Science – 20 ways to play and learn

There are lots of wonderful science topics in a fascinating world of pirates – boat engineering, star navigation, cartography,..  We really enjoy looking closely at different aspects of pirates lives and doing related hands-on activities.  I ended up putting together a…
Apologia Astronomy Review

Amazing doesn’t even begin to describe Exploring Creation with Astronomy, 2nd Edition from Apologia Educational Ministries.  It truly lives up to all the glowing reviews I came across on the web.  If you want to learn about our first experience…
Acrylic Silhouette even small children can do

During one of our art classes my daughter noticed a young artist sitting at the back of the room making a profile portrait of a school owner’s daughter from a phone pic.  With practiced movements she drew free hand steady…
Surprising Science for kids: LEGO and Sand

Have you ever looked at a bowl of mixed nuts and wondered why all the large nuts are on top?  It seems to be counterintuitive.  What’s more, it’s totally inconvenient, if like me you prefer smaller nuts. My favorite nuts…
Can Do Cubes Review

If you have small children, you probably own one or two sets of classic wooden alphabet blocks.  They are fantastic for teaching letters, blending sounds and making words.  But if these are the only blocks in your repertoire let me…
Jolly Phonics and Grammar Review

You have probably heard of Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar.  This comprehensive, synthetic program is used across many schools in America and by many homeschooling families.   jollyliteracy.com by just2ducks LLC sent us this amazing reading curriculum for review.  So…