Houston Children’s Festival April 2013: Schedule and Entertainment You Do Not Want to Miss

  THE HOUSTON CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL 2013 The Largest Children’s Festival in the United States is set for April 6 & 7 in Downtown Houston – The Houston Children's Festival, the Largest Children’s Festival in the United States is celebrating its 25th birthday on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7, from 10:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. in downtown Houston. Presented by Baker Hughes, the … [Read more...]

My Favorite Homeschool Resources

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  I am relatively new to homeschooling, we are in our 3rd "official" year, but one thing I know is that the amount of information out there about resources, websites and homeschool curriculum places can be overwhelming. I want to share with you some of my very favorite online homeschool resources. This is just a sampling of the sites available out there, but they are the ones I use … [Read more...]

How To Make Handprint Heart Valentine’s Cards

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My house was visited by the flu last week and let me tell you, that was a rough few days. Towards the end of the week I had a whole houseful of little people who still didn't feel good but were sick of just laying around. I got all excited and got out the items we would need for this craft and it was met with ho-hum enthusiasm at best. Usually my kids love to cut, color and give stuff away but … [Read more...]

Easy Experiment For Kids: Create Colorful Volcanoes From Household Items

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For our  project this week I chose to do a really fun science experiment using items I already had. My little man loves to get dirty and be hands on so creating a volcano and watching it erupt sounded perfect. I took ideas from books but altered it to be something a 3 year old can do. So put on those old clothes and grab some items from your kitchen and have a BLAST! Supplies: Baking Soda … [Read more...]

Indoor FREE Fun! The Five Senses Mad Lib Activity

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It's January....it's cold outside here, the weather is almost always wet and there just isn't a lot of outside play time.  We have to make our own fun during this dreary month. Being a homeschool mama, I'm always looking for fun ways to add learning to our everyday and these 5 Senses Mad Libs are a great activity for the kids. If they can talk to you, they can play! What You Will … [Read more...]

Bringing Choices To Light With A Light Bulb Science Project: Which Bulb Is Best? The Conclusion #GELighting #cbias

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Over the last few months we have been switching out our bulbs from the incandescent to energy efficient bulbs. I wrote 2 months ago that we all needed to start doing this because things were about to change! I told you about the legislative changes coming in January. January is now here! I can’t believe it! But that means that changes are now in effect.  What does that mean for you and me? That … [Read more...]

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