Tag Archives: educational

July Calendar- Writing & Reading Activities

I got such great feedback from my June math calendar that I decided to make one for July that gets them working on their reading and writing skills.  I went ahead and did it since I am scheduled to have the baby on the 24th.  Ashlyn has really enjoyed the math activities we have been [...]

Minute Math – Everyday for June

Teaching my kids is something I try to do everyday even if they aren’t aware they are learning.  I like to make math something they learn to use in everyday situations. Here is a calendar of ideas to do with your kids each day during the month of June.  They only take a few minutes [...]

Fifty Nifty United States

Ashlyn has been very interested in learning the states so I got out my old map poster and put it in her room.  I decided to make it into a game.  I used some bug stickers and made a key on a piece of paper.  I put a different kind of bug for each state [...]

Matching Activity

I had Emily find things around the house that were different shapes.  She chose some of her toys and also wanted to spell out her name using her foam letters.  She placed them on a dark piece of construction paper and we set them outside in the hot Florida sun.   After about an hour [...]

Kid Friendly Friday- Great Websites for Kids

Here is a list of some free educational websites for kids.  My girls (5 & 2) love playing on the computer and have become pros at using the mouse.  Have fun! www.starfall.com  (the best website for learning letters, sounds, phonics) www.spellingcity.com  (games using spelling words that your kids type in) http://jimspages.com/States.htm (kids will learn US geography) www.peepandthebigwideworld.com [...]