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Skeletal and Muscular Systems

Today, we focused on the Skeletal and the Muscular Systems.  First, we watched quick videos about them. How Your Bones & Skeleton Works – KidsHealthVideos How Your Muscles Work – KidsHealthVideos Then, we made Mr. Skeleton from Scholastic.com.  Please be aware that this activity was heavy on the cutting!  I printed two copies of it (I

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Preschool Homeschool : The Letter Z

We opted to homeschool instead of enrolling our son in standard Pre-K. I am sharing with you some of activities to learn about the letter Z. Whether you homeschool or not, these are short and sweet ways to reinforce letter learning.  We ended up skipping this lesson, as my munchkins had it mastered by the

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The Digestive System

In preparation for learning about our bodies, I had the kids lay on paper and traced them.  They have life-sized cutouts of themselves on our wall. Today, we used Digestive System Printables from edupics.com.  I printed them and cut them out.  The idea was for the kids to color them, but they weren’t interested in coloring.

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Learning about Frogs!

We have two African Dwarf Frogs in our new fish tank and we’ve all been enjoying watching their antics. Being able to watch them swim to the surface for air, crawl around, float and eat has been very entertaining for all of us.  It has also given us many opportunities to discuss life cycles and

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The Second Spring! 2014

It’s Spring #2, here in the Houston area!  My husband and I call it this because the temps have finally started to drop a bit again and it’s tolerable to be outside.  This is the time of year when we go crazy at the plant nurseries and fill the van with goodies!  Our initial theme,

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Preschool Homeschool : The Letter Y

We opted to homeschool instead of enrolling our son in standard Pre-K. I am sharing with you some of the activities we did to learn about the letter Y. Whether you homeschool or not, these are short and sweet ways to reinforce letter learning. Walphabet’s ABCs Song Walphabet’s Letter Y Highlight-a-Letter by Babbling Abby.  I

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Letter Review

We have been focusing on letter recognition, lately, as the first major undertaking in our Homeschool Journey.  Each day, I planned “school time,” which consisted of various letter-specific youtube videos and printables.  We also did a letter-specific craft and a tactile activity (drawing letters in salt or making them with blocks) each day.   My

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Preschool Homeschool – The Letter X

We opted to homeschool instead of enrolling our son in standard Pre-K. I am sharing with you some of the activities we did to learn about the letter X. Whether you homeschool or not, these are short and sweet ways to reinforce letter learning. Walphabet’s ABCs Song I poured Pickling Salt into a cookie sheet

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Preschool Homeschool : The Letter W

We opted to homeschool instead of enrolling our son in standard Pre-K. I am sharing with you some of the activities we did to learn about the letter W. Whether you homeschool or not, these are short and sweet ways to reinforce letter learning. Walphabet’s ABCs Song We used  Lego Duplo Alphabet Mats from 123Homeschool4Me.com.  Both kids

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Preschool Homeschool : The Letter U

We opted to homeschool instead of enrolling our son in standard Pre-K.  I am sharing with you some of the activities we did to learn about the letter U.  Whether you homeschool or not, these are short and sweet ways to reinforce letter learning. Walphabet’s ABCs Song :  We always start with an ABC song.  It is something

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