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50 Ways to Encourage a Love of Reading

I’m a lifelong learner and book lover. I want this for my children also. They are young but it is not too early to encourage and cultivate their love of books and reading. Here are some ways I do this with my own children. About these ads

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Easter Glow Art

In my art class this week I made up more of my Glow Shaving Cream Paint . I set up a room with black lights and we used it in two art projects. We made glowing crosses and glowing Easter eggs.

Fingerprint Crosses

This week in my art class we did a fun and simple project, Fingerprint Crosses! I love giving them projects to take home and display that go with the season. So thinking about Easter and my elementary art students I settled on these fun crosses!

Rainbow Art for Kids

Today I’m sharing several rainbow art ideas for kids. These are fun to do around St. Patrick’s Day. Some I even used in my weekly elementary art class.

Shape Recognition

I am always looking for ways to teach and occupy my two year old while I homeschool my older two girls. My focus with him lately has been recognizing shapes and colors. I have some flash cards with shapes and colors and he does really well with them. So I decided to try something new … Continue reading

Volcano Week!

This whole last week has been volcano week in our house! That is what our science has been about and my kids are loving it :) We went to the library for books and DVDs about volcanoes, built and set off volcano models, played with food volcanoes, and tons of facts about volcanoes have been … Continue reading

Alphabet Soup Bath

I am always trying to find new ways to make learning fun and exciting for my kiddos. One night after dinner there was a lot of whining about needing to take a bath. So I announced, “I’m going to let you take a bath in alphabet soup!” My children’s attitudes completely changed and they were … Continue reading

Matching Acorns

Last week we discussed the different types of seeds in science with my girls. I always try to find ways to include my two year old son in our lessons as well. I used nail polish in different colors to paint acorns and then the inside of their caps to match.

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