Author Archives: Anne

Fall Learning!

We have been so busy these last few weeks but I managed to plan a few Fall themed learning activities.   Here are a few my youngest has enjoyed. She loves a good discovery box so I usually do a new one every two weeks.  Last week my 8 year old planned one for her.  She [...]

Creating an Atmosphere for Learning

My youngest is obsessed with letters and trying to write anything she sees lately.  It’s been so much fun watching her write the names of our family, our pets, and anything else she can think of.  She has a journal in the house and in the car with different colored pens and pencils.  We have [...]

Learning on The Go!

I love the fact that kids don’t have to be sitting at a desk or table doing a worksheet or memorizing facts in ordering to be learning.  Last week was a busy week full of all sorts of learning even though very few assignments were completed. My girls had just finished reading the books The [...]

Abstract Art

This was such a fun, easy art project that turned out great!  I gave my girls white paper , a coffee cup, and a pencil.  I told them to trace as many circles as they wanted and to overlap some.  Those were all my directions. Then I set them loose to create!  When they completed [...]

An Almost Sleepover

For my 8 year old’s birthday party she wanted a sleepover. I’m not a huge fan of sleepovers so we compromised on an “almost sleepover party”.  The girls showed up in their pj”s and favorite doll or stuffed animal.  We had games, pizza, crafts, dancing, and lots of fun!  And the best part… everyone left [...]