Morphology vs Phonics

Most of us grew up learning to read with phonics. SH makes the sshhhhh sound and T makes the Tuh sound. That sort of thing. I thought as long as you knew how to read, you could also spell and understand most words. I was wrong. My daughter is a natural reader but struggles with… Read More »

Top 10 Free Resources from Twinkl

My favourite homeschooling resource is Twinkl! The resources are the best I’ve seen and are clear and easy to understand, come in a variety of printing options and have such a large selection. There are free resources and premium resources. However the premium resources are priced well (I spend more a day than it costs… Read More »

Advent Resources

I found some Christmas Advent resources from a great website called Twinkl. They are perfect for both teachers and homeschooling families. Twinkl is my favourite website for homeschooling materials. It has both free and premium resources. If you aren’t sure about premium yet though, sign up for their newsletter to get a coupon for FREE… Read More »

Supplement with Reading Eggs #readingeggs #learntoread #learnthroughplay (+free offer)

My youngest child bas been using a website called Reading Eggs to supplement what she is learning at school. It’s a subscription website that allows your child aged 2-12 to work on reading with fun games and puzzles. Disclosure: We received a subscription to the site to facilitate the review. All opinions are my own… Read More »

Teaching Kids About Animals + a Hidden Lesson

These three books by Dave Reisman will help with teaching kids about animals but in a fun way and with a hidden lesson. My two youngest children have enjoyed them immensely. They aren’t just fun and educational, they also teach an important value… keep reading! I’ve also included some ways you can round out the… Read More »

Free Preschool Website: Chalk Preschool

This post about a free preschool website is a sponsored campaign with Mums the Word Network and Chalk Preschool . All opinions are my own. I’m always on the lookout for free preschool websites to help teach my children and let them have fun at the same time. When my older two were younger we… Read More »

We Will Be Testing Out The K5 Learning Online Reading and Math Program

K5 Learning has an online reading and math program for kindergarten to grade 5 students.  I’ve been given a 6 week free trial to test and write a review of their program.  My girls are in grades one and two and they love doing online learning so I know they will have a blast. If… Read More »

REVIEW: Back-to-School with Dudley Backpacks

It’s almost time to go back to school and this year we are going Back to School with Dudley Backpacks. I received a backpack and supplies to test out in exchange for this review. Affiliate Links Included Back to School with Dudley In some places, it’s back to school time already. Around here, school doesn’t… Read More »

REVIEW: ChildUp Early Learning Game Cards Series

ChildUp Early Learning Game Cards are interactive and educational cards for parents to work with their children from 1 to 5 years old. “The ChildUp Cards are NOT Flash Cards Under the assumption that babies and toddlers would be able to memorize whole words or series of dots, some people believe that flash cards are… Read More »

Summer Fit Learning Series–Exercise for the Brain and Body While Away From School

  Studies show that children lose some of their school learning over the summer. That’s why the first few weeks back to school is review.  Also while some kids spend Summer outdoors getting lots of exercise, others spend it indoors sitting around watching TV and playing video games. The Summer Fit Learning Series was founded… Read More »