Resources for Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017

May contain affiliate links.  Thank you for your support!

January 27th was formally designated as International Holocaust Remembrance Day by the United Nations General Assembly, on November 1, 2005.  This date was chosen because on this day in 1945 the Russians troops liberated Auschwitz. Continue reading “Resources for Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017”

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

There may be affiliate links in this post. Thank you for your support!

January 16th is Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  In honor of this day I am bringing you resources to use with your children, to learn about and appreciate the work of this great man. Continue reading “Martin Luther King Jr. Day”

Candy Cane Fun

This post may contain affiliate links. Thank you for your support!

The Candy Cane originated in Germany, about 300 years ago, as a white sugar stick.  Legend says that the choirmaster at Cologne Cathedral handed them out to the children to keep them quiet during the Christmas Eve Service.  In order to justify giving the children candy the choirmaster Continue reading “Candy Cane Fun”

Breathe, Step Back, and Focus on Christ

With Christmas upon us I’m sure I’m not the only homeschooling mom who feels stress and anxiety creeping in.  Christmas is such a wonderful time full of opportunities to be a blessing to others!  I have determined that I will not let stress and anxiety get the best of me this year.

Instead I plan to breathe, step back, and focus on Christ.

Continue reading “Breathe, Step Back, and Focus on Christ”

Scientist Gift Guide

holiday-scientist-600x300
There may be affiliate links in this post.

Gifts for Ages 3 to 7

Slimy Squishy Polymer Bucket

Science makes SENSES with this bucket of colorful, creative fun.

slimy

Experimenting with squishy, squashy polymers creates the perfect opportunities for young children to engage in sensory play and to naturally use scientific processes while having fun.

The Slimy Squishy Polymer Bucket comes with items such as test tubes, biodegradable cups, mixing spoons, coloring tablets, and an experiment guide to help you make the following: Gobbledy Goop, JellyStones, Water Marbles, Glow in the Dark Spit Balls, Slippery Spheres, Silly Squares, Space Sand, and Super Snow. Adding a little water to crystals and powder will create lots of science fun for your little ones.

Use this bucket to learn, create, and play with your child. That’s part of the fun of parenting! There are many ways to enjoy preschool science fun with the Slimy Squishy Polymer Bucket. Use the super snow to practice writing letters and numbers, teach the importance of listening and following directions by allowing your child or student to work independently after being given instruction, and make Space Sand and use it to discuss the sea and coral reefs.

My son LOVED this bucket! Each activity was super fun and engaging, He made a snowman from the snow, he took the bouncy balls outside and him and his friends threw them on the ground to watch them explode, he stacked the cubes.. there was so many fun things to do! Thanks for putting together a super fun bucket of activities!” -Faith

Continue reading “Scientist Gift Guide”