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REVIEW and GIVEAWAY – Make Your Own Chocolate Kit

While we’re in the process of renovating and moving to our new country home, our homeschooling routine is but a shell of its former self.  I did warn you that I’d be taking this time to try and get through … Continue reading

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REVIEW and GIVEAWAY – Moonfinder by Jay Ryan (with fun add-on Oreo Cookie Moon Phase Project!)

You’ve probably deduced by now that we’re pretty big on science and astronomy here.  My husband and I love taking big concepts and making them attainable for our girls.  {Check out our nuclear fusion bubble party here.} That’s why I … Continue reading

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Summer Snowballs

Where the heck did winter go?  I must have blinked and missed it.  Here we are- the beginning of April and I already find myself looking for ways to beat the heat. Since my girls didn’t get much of a winter, and … Continue reading

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Butterfly Bags – for snacks on the fly

Looking for a quick and easy (not to mention yummy) craft?  Then check out these cute little Butterfly Snacks made out of sandwich bags and clothespins. Aside from the bags and clothespins, you’ll just need some traditional arts and crafts … Continue reading

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Something Cambrian This Way Comes

We took some time around Christmas and learned about the beginning of the Paleozoic era by focusing on the Cambrian period.  There have been several books and documentaries that have been absolutely invaluable to our prehistory unit study.  I am working on … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Trilobites

Did your kids obsess over trilobites when learning about fossils??  My girls have been bit hard by the trilobite-bug.  They can’t get enough of them; and  the trilobite cookies we made only further whet their appetite.  So like any good homeschooling … Continue reading

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Try a Bite of Trilobite

The girls and I finished up learning about the Precambrian and are currently exploring the lively oceans of the Cambrian Period.  I don’t know what it is about trilobites but these little bug/crab-like creatures have totally captured my girls hearts … Continue reading

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Your own personal…Big Bang

Today I read sections of the book Big Bang! The Tongue-Tickling Tale of a Speck That Became Spectacular to my girls.  The book is definitely geared for older children so we focused our time on the first few pages.  We read slowly and stopped often … Continue reading

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Christmas Collages

As I go through old pictures stored on my computer looking for images from our FIAR studies, I keep coming across some random shots of different games and activities we have done. These images were from last Christmas.  I had amassed a … Continue reading

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Pudding Bags

I started Mira on All About Spelling about a month ago and boy have we really been enjoying it! I’ll probably do a blog post on it at a later date when we get a bit further into the program. … Continue reading

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