Smart Start STEM Pre-K Workbook Review
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Smart Start STEM Pre-K Workbook Review

Kids need more than just bookwork–they need to engage with science and math in real life. Here’s what our family thought of Smart Start STEM Pre-K. When you have a high-energy young child, sitting down for school work just doesn’t work well. I’m a big advocate for creative learning and we use a combination of…

Chicken Shuffle Jr. SmartGame Review
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Chicken Shuffle Jr. SmartGame Review

Looking for a simple game to stimulate cognitive skills like planning, problem-solving, and concentration? Here’s our family review of Chicken Shuffle Jr., a compact thinking skills game perfect for on-the-go and mess-free learning. In this homeschool adventure we are on, we love to find games and materials that are hands-on and spark creativity and build…

Bugzzle Pattern Puzzle Review || Math Concepts to Grow With
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Bugzzle Pattern Puzzle Review || Math Concepts to Grow With

When workbooks feel limiting to kids, using hands-on materials help them discover and absorb concepts in a concrete way. Here’s how the Bugzzle Pattern Puzzle changed our experience with math. Young children, especially if they are visual or kinesthetic learners, learn primarily through the act of play. The input they receive from their senses paves…

Zoo Picture Puzzle Book Review || Visual Learning with Search & Find
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Zoo Picture Puzzle Book Review || Visual Learning with Search & Find

Children learn with their senses, and visual perception is a skill to be developed. Here’s what we thought of the Usborne Zoo Picture Puzzle Book. Our family adores Usborne books for unique, fun, and educational literature. We purchased the original Picture Puzzle Book in the Timberdoodle 2017 Preschool Kit, and were delighted to receive the…

How to Pack a Homeschool Co-Op Lunch Box for Picky Eaters
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How to Pack a Homeschool Co-Op Lunch Box for Picky Eaters

Packing a lunchbox for Homeschool Co-Op day is a challenge in itself, but add in a picky eater and it’s just frustrating! Here’s how I streamlined our system for simple school day lunches. Our family joined a homeschool co-op last year when my daughter started preschool. I was so excited to be learning with other…