Chicka Chicka Boom Boom has always been one of my very favorite preschool books to learn about letters. It’s the perfect way to introduce the alphabet and for your little ones to connect letters to their names. Now, we have a free Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Preschool lesson done the Rabbit Trails way!Read more
20 Picture Books About Native Americans
Learning about Native Americans is important for many reasons. Not only do we get to learn about those that have come before us, but it’s important to learn about Native Americans throughout history through a lense of what really happened, not just the happy stories that are in many of our textbooks. This list of 20 picture books about Native Americans will take you through the different regions of the United States, plus some extras that shouldn’t be missed. Let’s dig in to some of these beautiful books together!Read more
20 Picture Books About Space
Space: The Final Frontier… Okay, I’m not actually a Trekkie, but I do love learning about space! It has always been a favorite subject of mine. I love star gazing, finding shooting stars, learning about planets, and space exploration. One of my favorite movies is Hidden Figures. I even happen to live in John Glenn’s home town! So, when it came time to write up another book list, space was on the top of my list. Here are 20 picture books about space you (okay, and your kids. This is for the kids…) are sure to love!Read more
Free Valentine’s Book Marks for your little book lover!
My kids look forward to Valentine’s Day every year. They absolutely love getting together with their friends and doing a Valentine exchange. Every year we try to look for free or inexpensive ways to make our Valentines. Since we’re all about great books here at Rabbit Trails, creating some free Valentine’s book marks seemed like the greatest idea since sliced bread! You can grab them for free for your book lover to give out this year.Read more
When you hit the homeschool slump
We’ve all been there. We have a cold, a headache, or we simply don’t feel our best. We wonder how we’re ever going to get through these lessons without our head exploding. What do you do when the homeschool lessons need done, but you can’t imagine doing anything else than curling up on the couch? What do you do when you hit the homeschool slump?Read more
14 Picture Books about the National Parks
We love exploring the parks! We have traveled to several of the National Parks over the years. Sometimes traveling across the country isn’t always an option, though. We can still travel to these parks through books! Plus, you can learn even more with Rabbit Trails through the Parks. Here are 14 picture books about the National Parks to read in your home.Read more
Three Writing Tips to Help Reluctant Learners
We started Journey Down the Rabbit Trail writing membership because of my reluctant writer. Regular writing programs didn’t work for him because he lacked confidence and drive when it came to writing. He didn’t even want to start because he simply didn’t know how to! I knew we needed to give him some Rabbit Trails magic to make things to change.
On top of this, though, I also needed something that he could be flexible with. Many times reluctant learners need the freedom and flexibility to change things up just a bit. This can easily be transfered over to writing. I came up with three writing tips to help reluctant learners so that you can help your kiddo who may have this same struggle.Read more
Aesop and More: 10 of the Best Picture Books about Fables
I love adding fables to our reading collection. Not only are fables fun stories to read, but they have amazing examples of character traits and teach our children morals in a way they can follow and understand. Here are 10 of my favorite picture books about fables.Read more
20 of the Best Picture Books about American History
American History is always a great topic to study in our homeschools. Nothing makes you more patriotic than learning about how our nation was founded! We want our children to learn all about the amazing founders of our nation, the documents that keep our society together, the American Revolution, and all of the events in between. I’ve round up the best picture books about American History so that you can easily get great titles all in one place!Read more
Why did God call me to be a homeschool mom?
There’s a new stigma in the world of motherhood. The stigma of not doing enough as a mom. Why is there the constant pressure to be doing all-of-the-things instead of the most important thing? Why am I called to be a homeschool mom?Read more