Musical Books – Early & Emergent Reader Activity to Introduce Children to New Books

  Introducing Early & Emergent Readers to New Books When I was teaching a kindergarten / first grade combo class, I was always trying new methods to get those active little minds (and bodies) excited about reading. One activity my early and emergent readers LOVED that was very successful in …

Sticky Note Match – Early Literacy Activity to Teach Letter Sounds & Word Recognition

Hands On Early Literacy Activity The Sticky Note Match game is and early literacy activity that is perfect for both the child learning the sounds of the alphabet or the for emergent / early reader. During my homeschool years, I was always looking for ideas to make learning fun for …

How The Coronavirus Turned Me Into An Instant Homeschooler

The Coronavirus turned millions of parents into instant homeschoolers. I never planned to homeschool, but COVID-19 didn’t care about my plans (or anyone else’s). This rapidly spreading virus closed schools across the nation and turned stay-at-home parents to full-time working parents into homeschoolers with little to no preparation. Many school …

How to Homeschool During the Coronavirus Outbreak – Questions & Answers

With sudden school closures, many parents have decided to continue their children’s education at home for the remainder of the school year. Overnight, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has transformed thousands of families from being in the public education system, to being left on their own to figure out how to keep …