Free Math Worksheet Printables: Clocks, Graph Paper, Coordinate Planes, Number Lines, and More!

Free Math Printables Every Homeschool Needs!

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 […]

Memory Pegs (How to Help Your Children Learn More & Improve Their Memory)

Memory Pegs: Help your children learn better

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 […]

How to Help Your Children Learn More & Improve Their Memory

How to Help Children Learn More and Improve Their Memory (a homeschooling series)

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 […]

Free (iOS) App Friday at Smart Apps for Kids (1/10/14)

free iOS app Friday

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. […]