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Age Under 2 years Archives Thanksgiving is on Thursday but it’s not too late to plan some fun and easy Thanksgiving crafts for your toddler. These activities were all done with my kids when they were toddlers ( 18 months – 3 years old) but have been repeated when they were older so rest assured that older siblings will love to join in on these easy Thanksgiving activities too. Check out our tips below to make these crafts even easier and more successful with your children. Toddler Turkey Craft This post is filled with advice for crafting with toddlers from accepting mess aversion to choosing good tools like plastic plates but this is my favorite –> Tip: If your child uses a booster for meals pop them in it when you are doing messy art too. Bubble Wrap Corn. Explore the texture of the bubble wrap and have fun with this easy activity. Tip: wrap the bubble wrap around a rolling pin for easy printing. Turkey Sun Catcher Use glitter glue for a lower mess glitter craft. Mini Pumpkin Prints 3D Handprint Turkey Torn Acorn Craft

pottery barn kids | building blocks Parent Resources Archive A Guide to Indoor Camping The next time you’re staring down the barrel of a snowflake-induced “holiday,” why not try something that I (as a parent and a child) ... Read more 5 Everyday Sights in Nature (and Why You Should Notice Them) The next time you take the family for a nature walk in your neighborhood or town, here are five everyday sights in nature to examine in a new light. Read more Winter Olympics 2014 For Kids From February 7 to 23, I’ll be encouraging my kids to watch TV, and lots of it. Read more “Dear me…” – A Letter To The Future If you could send a letter to your future self, what would it say? Read more Working with Scale If your child is in upper elementary or middle school, scale is on the menu for math. Read more Family Nature Walk— Patterns in Nature I don't know about you, but I find it more difficult to get outside in the winter. Read more 6 Fun Rainy Day Activities A rainy day provides that perfect excuse to stay in, get cozy and hang out with the family. Read more Read more

The Key to Successful Homeschool  - Home - Homegrown Learners The key to accomplishing A LOT in your homeschool is actually staying HOME. When my children were younger we were always on the go - fun field trips, park days, and getting out "just because". Now that Anna is in 7th grade, the work is getting HARD (more on her Challenge program in the next few weeks!) and we must stay home the majority of our time to give this beautiful program the justice it deserves. *This post contains affiliate links. This week we spent A LOT of time at home. Confession: Staying home is hard for me. And, to be honest, it used to seem like a "sacrifice" to me, but now it's just what we do, and wouldn't trade it for anything. Here's what our week looked like: Anna - Challenge A Anna's days are quite structured, but the Challenge A program allows for HER to design and maintain that structure. Basically, she has six "subjects" she is studying this year: Math, Latin, Rhetoric, Geography, Science, and Writing. 1. 2. 3. 4. Grant - Foundations at Home Work 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

FREE Printable Worksheets for Kids including Colouring Pages, Spot the Diference and Word Puzzles Handmade Charlotte | DIY Crafts and Design for Kids Little Things My 4 Sweetums A to Z Teacher Stuff you clever monkey Homeschool World: Oklahoma Homeschool Organizations and Support Groups Oklahoma Homeschool Groups Add Your Homeschool Group! Information Out of Date? Just click the link by each group to submit a change! Christian Home Educators Fellowship (CHEF) of Oklahoma P.O. Oklahoma Christian Home Educators Consociation, Inc. AMBLEcommunity Tulsa Metro Area Contact: Christa Bartlett or Donna Smith Email: Form / Contact We are a community of home-educating families in the Tulsa, OK area. Choctaw Community Homeschool Co-op Midwest City Contact: Tina Bridges Phone: (405) 641-0490 Email: ptbridges@mcloudteleco. We are a homeschool group which has been meeting for 5 years. Christian Education Alliance 840 W. 81 St., Tulsa, OK 74132 Phone: (918) 445-3145 Fax: (918) 445-3043 Email: ceatulsa@cox. A ministry of Tulsa Hills Church of the Nazarene. Christian Home Educators Encouragement Resource (CHEER) Serving the Tulsa, OK area and surrounding communities.

Song of My Heart: Five in a Row Units I decided to organize all of our Five in a Row units as links on this page, so that they wouldn't get lost in the sidebar. You'll always be able to access this page by clicking on OUR FIVE IN A ROW UNITS under "Categories" in the right-hand sidebar. But first, a few notes about Five in a Row in our family: 1. 2. 3. Now for the links to our Five in a Row Adventures: Cranberry ThanksgivingKaty and the Big SnowLentilMadelineMake Way for DucklingsNight of the MoonjelliesOwl MoonStopping by Woods on a Snowy EveningThe Bee TreeThe Glorious FlightThe Salamander RoomThe Snowy Day (Before Five in a Row)The Story About Ping Hope this has been helpful for someone!