Build Fine Motor Skills with Bumble Bugs.
Preschool at Home

Build Fine Motor Skills with Bumble Bugs.

Thank you Pre-school Play for this idea! This activity is effortless with minimal setup and materials. Materials: Fuzzy Pipe Cleaners Jars (Ours are left over spice jars) Magnet Cut pip cleaners into small pieces (approximately 1/2 to 1 inch). Place in containers. Demonstrate for child that the magnet will drag the pipe cleaners around in … Continue reading

1 Week of Preschool Sensory Play and First Grade Art Lessons for Homeschool Moms Who Aren’t Artistic
Homeschool Adventure / Preschool at Home

1 Week of Preschool Sensory Play and First Grade Art Lessons for Homeschool Moms Who Aren’t Artistic

I realize I’ve posted a lot about art lessons lately, so I thought I’d compile things into a simple-to-use lesson plan that you guys could easily adapt and use. This is a HUGE post, but I wanted to show how activities between two age groups can work together to create a cohesive lesson plan. Bonus: All of … Continue reading

Indoor Games with a Side of Learning: Activity Cards
Homeschool Adventure / Life / Preschool at Home

Indoor Games with a Side of Learning: Activity Cards

Let me first direct you to the blog that sparked this adventure: Training Happy Hearts. I haven’t had an opportunity to fully explore this site, but her post Alerting Activity ABC Cards has me inspired! For free you can download a full set of Activity Cards like these: Each card has a different activity designed to engage one of … Continue reading

Sentence Boards: Practicing sentence structure, verb agreement, pronoun use and adjectives.
Homeschool Adventure

Sentence Boards: Practicing sentence structure, verb agreement, pronoun use and adjectives.

J, my first grader, is my first homeschooler and my education opposite. He’s visual; I’m auditory. He likes to move around, I have to sit still to work. Math and art are his interests, music and language are mine. It presents some challenges. Since language is so easy for me, it is often difficult for … Continue reading