1st Grade Curriculum Picks (Homeschool Year 2022-2023)
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1st Grade Curriculum Picks (Homeschool Year 2022-2023)

It’s back to school for our homeschooling family and here’s what we are using for first-grade curriculum! Math We are finishing up the last few lessons of Math-U-See Primer, before heading into Math-U-See Alpha. My daughter and I enjoy so many things about Math-U-See from the manipulative pieces to the DVD lessons that supplement what…

Language Arts for Infants || Timberdoodle Tiny Tots Kit Review
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Language Arts for Infants || Timberdoodle Tiny Tots Kit Review

Reading to your baby is a daily habit worth establishing. While young infants won’t comprehend stories, they benefit greatly from the contrasting images and vocabulary building. Through reading, we introduce our kids of all ages to concepts, ideas, and social situations that broaden their horizons. The more words an infant hears, the more language they…

Dr. Livingston Jr. Human Body Floor Puzzle
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Dr. Livingston Jr. Human Body Floor Puzzle

Hands-on science makes memorable experiences for parents and kids! Here’s what we thought of this nearly life-size human body puzzle. The Dr. Livingston Jr. Human Body Floor Puzzle features 100 thick, durable pieces of the entire human body. Beautifully colored and detailed, the pieces show bones, muscles, arteries, and veins for an exciting 4 feet…

Transitional Kindergarten Homeschooling with Timberdoodle Curriculum
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Transitional Kindergarten Homeschooling with Timberdoodle Curriculum

Early Education across America and the world varies drastically, but if you find yourself in a place where your child is ready for something between preschool and Kindergarten academics, the answer could be found in “Transitional Kindergarten”. Created in California for children who turn 5 between September and December (meaning they aren’t eligible to start…

So You Want to Tot-School?
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So You Want to Tot-School?

Tot Schooling is a general term for intentionally homeschooling your child between the ages of birth and three years old. Some people consider three and four-year-olds to be “preschool” and tot-school to only be 0-2. Whatever definition you choose, the options cover that 0-3 age range before more traditional academic training begins. Instead of focusing…

Homeschooling Through Life’s Transitions
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Homeschooling Through Life’s Transitions

This school year hasn’t looked anything like I planned it to be. We had completed a really good year of Transitional Kindergarten and I planned to power into Kindergarten with structure and motivation. I was teaching Earth Science for our homeschool co-op, and had stacks of curriculum from Timberdoodle and Gather Round ready to plow…