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As with most of the printables I create, they are the result of necessity. And this one is no different. My 9th grader is taking algebra this year so I've found myself printing off various coordinate planes and number lines over the last several months. Frankly, I'm getting tired of having to go to Google […]
Our absolute all-time favorite creative writing curriculum, The One Year Adventure Novel (OYAN), is coming out with an updated edition next month. My oldest two kids have gone through the 1st edition of OYAN (you can read my daughter's review here). It's an absolutely awesome curriculum that we highly recommend! But since the new edition is coming […]
This post is part two of my series "How to Help Your Children Learn More & Improve Their Memory." If you missed it, you can read the introduction to the series here. Both children and adults learn better when new information can be related to information that is already known. New information that is completely unfamiliar […]
Sponges. That’s how many people describe children. Kids naturally soak up all the information they see and hear without much effort at all, right? Likening children to sponges might be true in some respects, but I don’t think it fits all children, and especially not children as they get older. Are Children Really Sponges? I’m […]
Today only you can download the app Three Little Pigs the Story for free! It's usually $10, so this is a great deal. Here's more about the app from iTunes: We are proud to present you our interactive book made with exceptional love. This is the original english tale 'The Story of the Three Little […]
This week there are 30 apps on the Free App Friday List, 25 of which are completely free (meaning there are absolutely no in-app purchases). These apps cover the alphabet, phonics, building words, vowels, upper & lower case, vocabulary, word problems, handwriting, motor skills, fruits, vegetables, working as a family, the piano, matching, puzzles and acrostics. […]