Map and Globe Activities

Grab those passports and maps because we are about to set off for a Global Adventure with this month's Experience Early Learning box! This week was all about travel tools such as suitcases, cameras, currency, and of course maps. You can't have a global adventure if you don't know where you are going! As an Experience Early Learning (EEL) Blogger, I receive the EEL Preschool Curriculum in...

Counting Garden Interactive Board

I have to tell yall about this amazing interactive board I just put together for my 3 year old and 6 year old! Yes, they can both use it! As an 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. Counting...

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 read about here, exploring volcanoes, and wondering about the wind. Today we...

Bird Activities for Little Learners

Hi! I'm Leslie- a homeschooling momma to a 5 year old girl and 21 month old boy.  The 2 are as different as night and day.  I share our adventures here to both inspire learning at home and chronicle our lives, because honestly, I never started the baby books and my kids will just have to look back on their childhood through this blog... ha! #keepinitreal"Momma, can we learn about...

Preschool Bird Food Math

Hi! I'm Leslie- a homeschooling momma to an almost 5 year old girl and 18 month old boy.  The 2 are as different as night and day.  I share our adventures here to both inspire learning at home and chronicle our lives, because honestly, I never started the baby books and my kids will just have to look back on their childhood through this blog... ha! #keepinitrealIt's a new month which...

Butterfly Metamorphosis Activities for Preschoolers

Our butterfly adventures ended this week.  We released our butterflies at the end of our last day.  It was the perfect way to end our week on Metamorphosis and our unit on Bees and Butterflies.I shared the other week some egg-celent ideas (pun intended cuz I'm cheesy like that) fromMother Goose Time as we studied the Egg in our Metamorphosis week. But here are our faves from the...

Transportation Math Game

This month we have been studying different modes of transportation with our Mother Goose Time preschool curriculum.  Today we had a math game the my girl loved and we played over... and over... and over.  We ended up adjusting the game to make it a little more challenging in the math department.  Here's how the initial game went:MGT sent us the game board, transportation...

Coloring to the Next Level

Coloring can be lots of fun, therapeutic, and helps so much with fine motor skills especially for preschoolers.However, how do you take coloring to the next level? How can you make it more than just coloring?Mother Goose Time solved that mystery as we studied Mysteries in the Air with our Nature Detective box.Here, let me explain....Level One:My teacher guide suggested that learners...

DITL Homeschool: Preschooler and 5 Month Old

**This is a long post.  But it is exactly what happened last Friday.**I roll over and look at the clock. 7:03 am. I glance at the monitor.  Everett is still asleep in his crib, but Avaleigh's bed is empty."Are you on the floor," I say groggily.Up pops her little head like a wack-a-mole.  "Go tee-tee," I tell her.My husband, Jason, knows I was up 4 different times...

Preschool Ocean Math Games

It's been an Ocean Commotion in our house this month and we have had a blast!Avaleigh is obsessed with Octonauts, so all these ocean activities have been right up her ally.Mother Goose Time has sent us some wonderful math games this month along with real shells to use as manipulatives! Here's how you can recreate some of these games at home.Fishing for ShellsBuild a cave with a large sheet and...