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
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!Read more
I’m always on the lookout for the perfect pictures books. Finding seasonal books to add to our collection and our morning basket is a time consuming task, though! I’ve done all of the work for you with this list of perfect picture books to read in April. Enjoy reading together as a family with books about Spring, Easter, and more!Read more
If you’re anything like me, then your entire homeschool is basically built around good reading material! This momma heart swells big time when I see my kiddos sitting down with a good book. Here is a collection of my favorite homeschool reading resources made just for all my fellow book lovers out there.Read more
Picture it: It’s the end of the day and you’re getting your kiddos ready for bed. “Tell me a story, mom!” So you head over to the book shelf…. “No, a new story!” You look at your child with a blank look on your face. A new one?! Child, I don’t have the energy for that!! Then, you remember that you have a simple way to get NEW stories sent to you every single day. Your night is saved and you’re the bedtime story hero to your child once more. Too good to be true? Nope! Here is how you can get free betime stories to easily add to your child’s routineRead more
We have been reading Are You My Mother for first grade reading. Whenever we read a book, a craft or activity to tie into it is a must! Here is our Are You My Mother craft from this past week.
Let’s talk reading lists! And I mean REAL reading lists. Books that your kiddo is expected to read. I feel like all of the reading lists I find, especially for the lower elementary years, are for read alouds. Now, read alouds are great! They are necessary. But, I need a go-to list of books for my kids to read themselves, too. Enter, my first grade reading list.