Australia is a country and continent surrounded by the Indian and Pacific oceans. It comprises the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. I have strong family ties to Sydney, with my grandmother and … Continue reading #TravelingThroughLearning – AUSTRALIA Unit!
Israel is a country along the Mediterranean Sea located in the Middle East. It is most common referred to as the biblical Holy Land by Jews, Christians and Muslims. Since I decided to start #travelingthroughlearning in December, I thought Israel would make an excellent start because of it's association with the Christian Christmas story and … Continue reading #TravelingThroughLearning – ISRAEL Unit!
Not only do I like to come up with creative activities for my kids, but I also love to find resources and ideas online. One such resource is http://www.education.com - they have tons of worksheets that are great for a variety of ages! I downloaded their "Things that start with" worksheets, they have 26 in … Continue reading Awesome Educational Activity Worksheets!
My oldest just turned three, but I've already started to try to teach her the foundations to learning to read. I loved this activity because it combines a visual matching of a photo, but also teaches younger kiddos the order the letters in their names go. Materials Needed: Photo of childWide craft sticksGlueScissorsSharpie Marker Choose … Continue reading Photo Name Puzzle – Learning to Read!
One my toddler's very favorite books is "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle - one day she "made" me read it about 20 times - it's safe to say we're familiar with it! I was looking at egg carton crafts on Pinterest one day and thought we could make a fun caterpillar out of … Continue reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar – Egg Carton Craft