Make and Play: Pellet Drum

It’s a new month, which means a new unit in our Homeschool Preschool from Mother Goose Time. This month we are studying Sights and Sounds with the first week focusing on the Orchestra. “By exploring musical instruments, children hear sounds, tones and learn to communicate without words.”-MGT Today we studied DRUMS, and it is the […]

Make and Play: Taking Learning Home

I am so impressed with the math skills my 3 year old is learning thanks to the help of Mother Goose Time.  Last year, when Sweet Pea was 2, we usually skipped out on the Make and Play crafts that were in our unit kit.  This year though, we are not skipping them! Here’s why: […]

Building & Playing with Letters

A few months ago my 3 year old asked me to teach him how to read. I was stunned. I wasnt ready to teach him to read, but he was and is eager to learn. The kid loves books- loves to look at the pictures and loves to sit in anyone’s lap to hear the […]

The Grasshopper and the Ants Activities

There is a time for work and a time for play. That’s a hard lesson for little kids who just want to play all day long. Teaching them through story is a fantastic way to help them understand this concept and the famous Aesop fable of “The Grasshopper and the Ants” teaches this concept beautifully. […]

Creating the Grand Canyon: a STEAM Lesson for Young Learners

We are having a global adventure right from the warmth of our own home thanks to our Experience Early Learning box! This week we are exploring God’s beautiful Natural Wonders all over the world. We love Nature Study, and our week of studying Natural Wonders from our Global Passport box is absolutely perfect! We took […]

STEAM: Shadows, Shapes, and Sense of Sight

What a gift of God SIGHT is! Have you ever wondered how it is that our brains actually process light rays to be able to see color?! It’s fascinating and the more I see the intricacies in how things work, the more I see an amazing Creator God at the helm of all things. Exploring […]

Building Sandcastles without Sand

This post contains affiliate links. How can you build sandcastles without sand? Is it really a Sandcastle? Well, you read through this post, and you tell me. 🙂 This month our learning has centered around Islands thanks to our monthly box from Experience Early Learning. We had a great time playing pirates, which you can […]

Five DIY Pirate Play Ideas

This post contains affiliate links at no cost to you 🙂 Ahoy matey! This month we are studying all about Island Treasure with our Experience Early Learning box! Our first week was all about Setting Sail and getting ready for adventure! Setting sail + Adventure = Pirates! Pirate play is so imaginative- full of adventure, […]

Frogs, Ponds, and Poetry Tea Time

As a Experience Early Learning (EEL) Blogger, I receive the EEL Preschool Curriculum in exchange for my honest opinions and authentic stories about our experiences using the curriculum. All opinions and thoughts are completely my own We’ve always spent time outdoors, but this year is different. I find myself not just going outside to be outside, […]