Homeschool Classroom Set-up

Maybe it's the teacher in me, but I've always loved setting up my classroom. Even when it was in the kitchen/ breakfast room, I just loved seeing our space come together. 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...

Earthly Superheroes

"I are a superhero!' my two-year old son hollers after completing any helpful task. It is one of my most favorite things he says. I know this saying has everything to do with the fact that we have been studying superheroes with our Experience Early Learning box. As an Experience Early Learning (EEL) Blogger, I receive the EEL Preschool Curriculum in exchange for my honest opinions and...

Nature Masks

Superheroes wear masks! As we can see in the world around us, masks are everywhere. This month we are studying Superheroes with our Experience Early Learning curriculum, and you can't talk about superheroes and not mention masks. When I was planning our adventure in learning today, my teacher guide suggested making Nature Masks as part as our STEAM learning, and you all know I can't pass out...

Exploring Nature: Praying Mantis

Praying Mantis by Mary Ann Hoberman That praying mantis over there is really not engaged in prayer. That praying mantis that you see Is really preying (with an e). It preys upon the garter snake. It preys upon the bumblebee. It preys upon the cabbage worm, The wasp, the fly, the moth, the flea. (And sometimes, if  its need is great, It even preys upon its mate.) With prey and preying...

Exploring Nature: Slugs

“Never be within doors when you can rightly be without.”-Charlotte Mason (Vol 1: Home Education) Our spring weather has been absolutely glorious down here in East Texas. So whenever I can, and however I can, we take our learning outdoors. Since our Experience Early Learning box (EEL) has been all about BUGS, it has lent itself well this past month to learn outdoors. I grabbed our Big Book of...

Exploring Ants with Preschoolers

This post may contain affiliate links. It's a new month which means a new theme of learning from Experience Early Learning. This month is all about bugs! I have to admit, I used to hate those creepy crawlies, but after this past year of Exploring Nature with Children and trying to show my kids how to love and enjoy the great outdoors, I have found more respect for bugs. (still not a fan of wasps...

Snail Exploration with Little Kids

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  This entire school year we have been using the Exploring Nature with Children curriculum and this month is coincides with our Experience Early Learning...