Simon says... touch your nose.  Simon says... hop on one foot.  Now... spin in circles! Ahhh GOT YOU!!  My kids love to play Simon Says. Again, I have added a twist to the old favorite.  You will need your trusty sidewalk chalk and a your sight word list.  This is when I love that we... Continue Reading →


This weeks game was a little different but it was still enjoyable. Next week I might let my daughter take the lead and create her own sight word game. I can tell she wants to be they way she starts trying to tell me how we are going to play the games I come up... Continue Reading →

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how my daughter picked out her own math book. Well... She LOVES it! Spectrum Math Grade 1 We are still in the beginning of her workbook. The first portion of the book is "Checking what you know" she completed this with no issues and is now working... Continue Reading →

What do you do when your day just does not go as planned? This actually happens a lot with us, which is why I love homeschooling. Some days when we go outside to do a new learning activity and no one is interested in being outside. The younger is crying and asking to be held... Continue Reading →

Picking her own math workbook 

Part of the reason we decided to home school is to be more involved in the curriculum choices. Once I saw all the available options I was quickly overwhelmed. I also quickly learned that just because I think it's a great workbook the person actually working out of it might not like it.  So, we... Continue Reading →

Tic Tac Toe Three In A Row!!

Yup, you've got it! I turned tic tac toe into a sight word game. I'm not sure if this was genius or crazy but she enjoyed it!  So let's get out our trusty sidewalk chalk and draw a tic tac toe board! I made the board big enough to take up almost a whole square... Continue Reading →

… it just dawned on me

Lately I've been trying to figure out how I'm going to incorporate preschool into our homeschool days for my 2 and a half year old.  Ok, ok, I said I'd be honest.... I've been freaking out about HOW to homeschool preschool for my 2 and a half year old. My mind is racing with "What... Continue Reading →

Red light! Green light! 

Remember playing Red Light Green Light as a kid? I do! That was a fun game. So here is my twist because I always have one 🙂  Get you handy side walk chalk and sight word list again!  In each square on the side walk or about every 3 feet write a sight word. We... Continue Reading →

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