Fine Art Instruction at Home Creating a Masterpiece is a wonderful tool for all families! The instruction by Sharon Hofer is done in such a way that students from 4 to 94 can understand and imitate to create something beautiful. They are very affordable at only $35 per DVD and discounts for buying entire levels together and can … [Read more...]
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Craftsy for Homeschoolers Are you familiar with Craftsy? It is a fantastic website that offers all kinds of art classes. Cooking, fine art, photography, sewing, and more are all offered through streaming online workshops. There are lots of free classes to get started and new classes are added all the time. It is a wonderful and affordable way to … [Read more...]
We all want to find fun ways to help our children memorize and understand scripture. When you find something sweet, scripturally sound, and appealing to the youngest of our sweet blessings, you just have to shout it out to everyone! ABC Say It With Me is a wonderful resource for your family! This DVD from Moore Family Films is full of sweet … [Read more...]
Phonics are fun! And so is learning letters! We have had incredible success with LeapFrog. Even with his Apraxia, Mr. T knows all his letters and the corresponding sounds. He can't make all of them, yet, but he is getting there. We have been using LeapFrog products since Mr. T was about 14 months old. He's always been a climber so when I needed … [Read more...]
When you have infants and toddlers one of the most frustrating things is not being able to communicate well with them. Especially if they want something in particular or they are hurting. ASL (American Sign Language) is such a valuable tool for this! We were doubly blessed when Mr. T was a toddler that we were already learning ASL together … [Read more...]
This post may contain affiliate links. Please see the disclosure page for more information. Sarah Mae, author of such great books as 31 Days to Clean and Desperate: Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe (with Sally Clarkson), has put together a wonderful eBook for Advent. More Than Candy is a wonderful, service filled countdown to the celebration … [Read more...]
Do you have a preschool with a speech delay or Apraxia? Speech therapy for children can be overwhelming for a mom new to a speech delay diagnosis. That is why I am sharing some of our favorite toys and resources for speech therapy home exercises. When you are dealing with speech therapy practice at home, toys become tools. These tools are some … [Read more...]
We've been smelling the paint again! Tangerine, Pomegranate, Basil, Lemon Verbena, Plum and Blueberry! These delectable paints smell as pretty as they look. Glob Paints are all natural plant based watercolors. Perfect for toddlers and older kiddos who still mouth everything, SPD or otherwise. Mr. F didn't get to play this round, but I will let … [Read more...]
Homeschooling allows lots of fine arts incorporation. Finding an engaging and fun art curriculum is very important to me. I think the fine arts, including art, music, poetry and even creating masterpieces in the kitchen are part of a great education. Artistic Pursuits was very gracious in sending us a copy of their preschool curriculum, The Way … [Read more...]
Disclosure: I was given a copy of Parenting the QBQ Way for review. No other compensation was received. The opinions expressed are my own and I was not required to post a positive review. I love getting the chance to review books I am pretty sure I am going to identify with and appreciate. What's even better is when the book bypasses my … [Read more...]