Learning About Math Through Picture Books

Learning about Math through Picture Books

I love finding unique ways to include picture books in our homeschool. A friend of mine recently asked if I would ever create a math curriculum and my immediate response was, “I won’t touch math with a ten foot pole!” Then I started thinking of all of the amazing math themed stories out there and my tune changed immediately. Math and language arts can certainly be tied together in a beautiful way, so this free Rabbit Trails through Literature lesson all about measurement was born! Have a great time learning math through picture books with this free lesson.

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Summer Reading Book Ideas- Children’s Books to Read in June

summer reading june book ideas for kids

Summer is here and that means summer reading! Dig out the books and get to reading with your children. Most of us have either finished school and are on break or have relaxed our schedule which means that there’s more time to lay a blanket outside and read together as a family! Here is a great list summer reading book ideas, starting with children’s books to read in June, including books about summer, Father’s Day, and Juneteenth!

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Beautiful Picture Books to read in the month of May

picture books for May

May is here! Another month means another list of the beautiful picture books to add to your home. With spring in full gear, there is so much to look forward to, such as learning about birds who are likely nesting in your yard, Mother’s Day, and Memorial Day. Here is a fantastic picture book list that you can enjoy in the month of May!

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Why Year Round Homeschooling May Be A Great Option For Your Family

Year round homeschooling

Every year in our early years of homeschooling I would get burnt out. And every year I would start counting down to summer vacation. I would start to stress about getting all of our curriculum done in time and the joy would just vanish from our home. After years of this, I decided enough was enough and we tried out year round homeschooling. We haven’t looked back since!

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Free Science Lesson About Fireflies

free science lesson about fireflies

Some of my most fond childhood memories are from when I was out in my backyard, old jar in hand with holes poked through the top. We would wait for twilight and jump for joy at the first twinkling of the fireflies in our yard! Lightning bugs, fireflies… no matter what you call them, these little bugs are one of the few that most people are excited to see!! So, let’s explore them further with this free science lesson about fireflies!

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