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American Sign Language – Grade 1 Schedule

Only a few weeks until the new school year begins.  My daughter is ready to begin Grade 1 this year.  As her teacher, I’ve been working hard at researching, choosing and gathering everything we need for this upcoming year.  I’ve also created a schedule for our year so we know what we need to get done …

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Geography – Teaching the World’s Countries To Young Children

Even young children can be taught geography. When I was little, my mom would spend a few minutes a day doing geography with my brother and I.  At a very young age, I knew the name and location of every country on the globe.  I am now following the same simple method with my daughter. …

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Signing Time – Learning American Sign Language

Learning Comes Easy When It’s Fun, Not Work When I was a teenager, a friend organized a weekly Friday night get together to learn American Sign Language.  It was open to any of my friends (from kid to adult) who wanted to join the class.  There were about 40 of us who regularly attended.  A …

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Preschool Duck Theme Activities

Here are some fun duck activities for preschoolers. It includes: book lists, music ideas, arts and crafts, games, colouring & cut and paste printables, videos to learn about ducks, duck jokes and more. Our Preschool Duck Theme Ducks became the theme of our preschool homeschool this winter. We feed the birds every winter.  This year, …

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The Art of the Pencil – Learning to Write and Draw

A little over a year ago, I took my daughter to Disney World in Orlando Florida.  It was going to be a long drive (about 22 hours) so I googled tips on taking kids on road trips.  I read a ton of different parent recommendations.  Many recommendations went something like this: “Of course they have …

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