Teach Your Kids About Bridges

Teach Your Kids About … Bridges

Bridges are amazing feats of engineering and a great logic challenge for your children designers. Here are some resources to help teach them more about bridges and how they work.   Lesson Plans Bridge Lesson on Forces, Arch Bridges, & Truss Bridges – a detailed hands-on unit study designed for a homeschool co-op. Bridge Lesson […]

Garbage Sorting Game {Printable}

Want to teach your child about how to sort the garbage in your home? Here’s a game to help you out. Print and cut out each card. Using cardstock will make the more durable. You can even laminate or cover the cards in clear shelf paper to keep them longer and reusable. Using the long cards […]

LEGO Challenge Cards {Printable}

Do your kids love LEGO? Then they will love these LEGO challenge cards! LEGO Challenge Cards Building things from LEGO is a popular past-time for curious kids, but even the most creative kids sometimes need ideas to jumpstart their building sessions. Introducing these LEGO Challenge cards! With just over 250 cards to choose from, your […]

Dinosaurs Cards {Printable}

Kids seem to love dinosaurs. So I’ve made these fun trading card style printables for those passionate young potential paleontologists. Each card consists of an image, the dinosaur’s name and meaning, what they ate, some of their main characteristics, what time period they are from, their size, and what animal order they fall under. There is more […]

Bird Observation Journal {Printable}

If you are a fan of observing nature, you will like today’s printable – a bird observation journal. If you print two per page, you can staple or bind them to make a little book. Take a photo or draw a picture of the birds you see. Take notes about where and when you saw […]

Discovery Education

The Discovery Network provides some great educational programs like the ever popular Mythbusters, plus TV channels such as Science and Animal Planet, etc – many of which are staples for a curious homeschooling family. But did you know they also have a complete website for education as well? Discovery Education offers fantastic resources for teachers, families, and […]

Chalkboard Publishing – Canadian Curriculum Grade Books

If you are looking for Canadian based comprehensive curriculum books, check out this new series from Chalkboard Publishing – Canadian Curriculum Success. Covering the topics of Math, Language Skills, Reading Comprehension, Science, Social Studies, Art, and Cursive Writing, (depending on the level) these books are a great place to start and expand learning for each […]

DK Find Out!

Kids are naturally curious learners and given the opportunity, will absorb information when it appeals to them. Here’s a great way to encourage both intentional and incidental learning. New from DK is a creative new website called DK Find Out, designed to help kids learn neat facts and information such as volcanoes, animals, space, math, […]

Utterly Amazing Science

Sometimes, you just find a book that your kid sneaks upstairs at bedtime along with a flashlight. It’s an added bonus when that book is one that is educational. Here’s the book that my 10 year old hasn’t let go of since it came into our home: Utterly Amazing Science. No matter what age you […]