How to create a sea glass mobile. Collect sea glass where the waves wash over rocks. Use a drill press to cut holes in the glass. Collect some driftwood to hang your glass from. Hang your mobile...
Let's learn math with an alligator theme. Fun, hands-on activities the get alligator enthusiasts engaged in learning math. Make a Cuisenaire Alligator! Measure the speed of an alligator and more...
Dice games for learning math. Playing a game is so much more fun than worksheets and you will find that your children learn math fact just as quickly if not faster by playing games...
Populate your Christmas Tree with Frogs. Inspired by an account of frogs hopping out of an evergreen destined for a home in California, this article explores the delightful frog ornaments available
Together players help a bird, mouse and chipmunk scurry back to their homes in a tree before the family cat can capture them. Players work cooperatively in this board game for children 4 and up.
Fun, hands-on activities related to the book Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey. Pick, plant and preserve blueberries. Activities for teaching children to read, write and experience math. Yum!
Haiti needs help, for sure but maybe the way to help Haiti is to buy their products rather than just hand out money. What solutions are available to help this impoverished nation?
Children learn by touching, feeling and using their five senses. Sensory tables allow children to explore messy substances in a contained area. Come explore some unique materials for sensory tables
Explore Ancient Greece through fun, hands-on activities your homeschoolers or classroom students will love. Learn about the Gods, myths, geography and geometry. Come step back to Greeks of Old...
Sing about boiling the sap, do some leaf rubbings and learn how to turn maple syrup into maple candy. It's sugaring time! Come learn about making Maple Syrup...
Collect frog eggs and watch as they grow and hatch into tadpoles. What an amazing experience for children. Be sure to release the tadpoles back into the vernal pool where you found them...
Build a frog pond to enhance learning in all areas of the curriculum. Learn how to build your own pond. Incorporate pondlife observations into all aspects of the curriculum.
Frog themed math activities for children learning to count. We will be counting frogs and tadpoles, singing about frogs and learning beginning math skills. Come on over and count the frogs...
Good handwriting is still an important skill. Whether it is you or your children who need to improve your penmanship, use this guide to learn dozens of activities and lessons that will allow you to write in a beautiful hand.
Sand dollars become our topic of study when we find live ones on a Costa Rican beach. Feel the tickle of the sand dollar's suction cups as it crawls across your hand. Let's learn about sand dollars...
A monster themed unit study to scare away the heebie jeebies. Read the book, Go Away Big, Green Monster. Create dozens of monster themed, hands-on activities. Read, write and count your monsters...
Follow the winds as they usher in spring! Compare lions and lambs and explore their relationship to the changing winds of March in this unit study filled with fun, hands-on activities ...
Teach math through games. Replace your textbooks with fun, hands-on games and activities that teach a love of numbers, geometry, logic, strategy and all four operations. Be prepared for Algebra...
Activities to help children understand larger numbers. How can we comprehend numbers in the millions, billions and beyond? Fun, hands-on lessons in place value and quantities in the billions...
The Spanish rhythms of Latin Music, especially Salsa, get you out of your chair and just make you want to dance. Some amazing Latin Music came out of Spanish Harlem and found its way into the world. The music and the dance that accompany it are...
Hands-on Squirrel and Acorn themed activities to help children learn to read, write and learn math skills. Gather acorns. Scurry like a squirrel. Great autumn unit study for classrooms or homeschool.
Learn about turkeys from eggs in the nest to Thanksgiving Dinner. We will read about turkeys, hatch chicks and write with turkey feathers. A Turkey Unit Study for learning across the curriculum...
Unit Study about houseflies filled with fun, hands-on activities. inspired by Jim Alyesworth's book, Old Black Fly...
Fun, energetic, hands-on activities for learning skip counting sequences. Sing, dance, and build. Your kids will love learning to skip count by 2's, 5's, 10's and all numbers in between. Come count...
Learning place value can be as fun as carving a pumpkin. Scoop out the seeds, roast them and count the seeds by ones, tens and hundreds. Dozens of hands-on activities for teaching place value...
Reading the classic tale of the Three Billy Goats Gruff is a delightful way to kick off a unit study about goats. We compare fiction and non-fiction, make graphs, build bridges and play lots of games.
Wildlife leave animal tracks near your home. Watch for their footprints in snow, mud or sand. Use these activities to help you remember which animals go with these prints. Come look for animal tracks!
Hamtaro is an adventurous and curious hamster who belongs to a girl named Laura (named Amy in the original books), and who secretly leads a society of hamsters called the Ham-hams. While he rescues hamsters in trouble and goes on huge adventures,...
Our fear of wolves has pushed them to near extinction. This unit study teaches the importance of these top predators while helping children learn to read, write, cipher and more. Can we save the wolf?
Alligators are learning to read and write down in the swamp. Post the Alligator Pie Poem and let the kids sing along. Lots more alligator themed hands-on activities help kids read, write and cipher...
Baby woodchucks peak out from under the porch. Woodchucks or groundhogs may live in your yard. Our unit study includes many hands-on activities to help your children learn math, how to read and more.
Explore the night sky through the eyes of an artist. From Van Gogh;s Starry, Starry Night to your own observations let's learn about stars, write about what we have learned and share our observations.
A unit study filled with bluebird themed, hands-on activities to help children learn all across the curriculum. Put out some meal bugs, build a bluebird house and let the learning begin...
Dozens of hands-on frog themed activities for teaching children to read, write, and cypher. Hop on down to the frog pond. Watch tadpoles hatch and write about froglets. Sing frog songs. Play leapfrog!