Tot and Pre-K Bundle of Curriclum 83% off!

$171.37 ONLY $29.00 Save: 83% Teach your littlest ones about God’s amazing creation and the value of virtue using the Tot & Preschool Bundle! This bundle gives you a complete Christ-centered preschool program, including age-appropriate character-building tools, a stick-figure Bible study, a creation-based coloring book, a handwriting curriculum, an independent activity guide (for those times when you need a moment to focus), and much more! Buy more & save more! Purchase 2 pre-assembled bundles and get the 3rd one 50% {Read More}

5 Reasons Preschoolers Need Music

Preschoolers Need Music

  Before my homeschool mom days, I was a music teacher, and I’d love to share with you today why it’s important to give your preschoolers a start in music education even while they’re young. Below are 5 reasons Why–and to read 5 ways How to “Teach” music to your preschoolers, be sure to head over to the Educents blog where I’m guest posting today! 1.  Most children can be musical talented if they are exposed to a musical environment {Read More}

Review of KinderBach: Online Piano Lessons for Preschoolers

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Today’s review is of KinderBach, which gives online piano lessons for preschoolers (approximately ages 3-7).  My 3-year-old, 5-year-old, and I have spent the last 6 weeks using KinderBach, specifically The KinderBach Online Piano Lesson Membership with Teacher Corner.  We were able to complete Level 1 of the 6 levels.  Each level has 10 weeks of lessons, with 4 lessons per week. The Teacher Corner for Level 1 contains (and we received): Level 1 Lesson Plan Book (25 pgs) Level 1 Teacher Aid {Read More}

Busy Bag Swap- Part 4

The last set of activities from our recent Busy Bag Swap! (Also see Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 ) Double Trouble Shapes: Instructions here Clothespin Alphabet Match-up: Instructions and template here. Sensory Balloons: Ours are filled with play-dough, salt, flour, beans, and poly-beads. Instructions here Memory Shape Game: Cups and Balls/ Drop and Roll: Bean Counting Cards: Clothespin Number/Color Matching: I Spy Bag: And, finally, the one that I made! Instructions here. Even my 11-year-old tried this one out! I loved {Read More}

Busy Bag Swap- Part 3

I’m sharing a few more of our fun busy bag activities today. See Part 1 here and Part 2 here. ABC Match-Up:  Put alphabet stickers on templates. Road Trip Bingo and Scavenger Hunt: Find instructions and templates here. Meant to be done in the car (where we have them now!), but he was “pretending” in these pictures!   Popsicle Activity Game:  Match up the color printed and drawn on the popsicle stick. Instructions here. Category Maze:   Use magnetic pom {Read More}

Busy Bag Swap- Part 2

Here are some more pictures of bags from our Busy Bag Swap.  See Part 1 here. Pinchers, Pom Poms, Paper Clips, and Ice Tray Instructions here. This is a favorite of my 22-month-old. Also included in the bag were papers of patterns, as well as the patterns on popsicle sticks. Hot Glue Rubbing Plates: Instructions here. Included in the bag were some molded crayons! Popsicle Stick Puzzles: Instructions here. Build-A-Letter Templates: Instructions here.  The lowercase templates can be found here. {Read More}

Busy Bag Swap, Part 1

A few nights ago I participated in a Busy Bag Swap.  Busy Bags are gallon-sized baggies containing a fun (usually educational) activity for a preschooler or younger elementary-aged child.  Each of the ladies in the swap made one activity times 23 for each of us to fill up a box of busy bags for our homes.  Some ladies wanted two sets so they made two separate activities. We’ve already gone through the fun things to do.  What’s exciting to me {Read More}

Two Free Kindle E-Books

(Be sure to leave a comment on the “Taken” giveaway post.  Drawing will be Sunday night!) These books were written by my friend Cheryl Moeller! FREE Kindle Book Giveaway, February. 4, 5, and 6Need Valentines’ Day ideas? We have the book for you… Keep Courting: 100 Ways to Keep Courting After Marriage by Bob and Cheryl Moeller Remember how creative you were before you were married. You just need a little help from Keep Courting. 100 Free or nearly free ideas to try on your {Read More}