Hey Wanderers! Spring is HEEEEEEERE!!! Thank the good Lord that Winter is GONE! (Can you tell I'm not a cold weather person?!) I've decided to scout the internet to find you some FREE printables to work in to your Spring homeschool day! I am going to be incorporating all of these into my homeschool lessons. … Continue reading FREE Spring Homeschool Printables
Hey Wanderers, Recently, we visited the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville. They were having a Tennessee Takes Flight: Homeschool Day. Since my oldest is interested in becoming a pilot, we decided to check it out! Photo credit: www.nashvilledowntown.com/go/tennessee-state-museum When we arrived, the kids found a paper airplane making station and decided to make their best… Continue reading Family Field Trip: Tennessee State Museum
I'm going to start the year by compiling a list of Homeschool activities in and around the North Rutherford County, TN area. Obviously, we love going places and experiencing new things. Maybe you can join us or explore on your own some of the awesome resources Rutherford County, TN and surrounding areas have available! If… Continue reading Homeschool Happenings
Hey Wanderers! Recently our family visited the Orlando area and had our beach plans thrown off course due to rain and Red Tide. 🙁 While browsing Groupon, my mom stumbled upon Showcase of Citrus near the Orlando area. I'm so glad we agreed to take the kids. It turned out to be one of… Continue reading Family Field Trip: Showcase of Citrus
Hey Wanderers! I've been quiet for a little while last month. We started our homeschool Tutorial and generally adjusted to our new schedule. We also started our 50 states and capitals thematic unit. The goal was for the kids to be able to remember all of the states and capitals from memory. They've done a… Continue reading Learning our 50 States and Capitals
How To Take "NOT Back To School" Pictures Hey Wanderers! This month we started our 4th homeschool year. (JULY, already?!) We work on a 4-weeks-on/1-week-off schedule starting mid-July every year. We usually end around mid-May. Each year, I always take "Back to School" pictures on our official first day. Usually, I take the same old,… Continue reading Homeschool “NOT Back to School” pictures!
Hey Wanderers, Does your family have any "Back to School" traditions? In our family, we start each school year off with giving the kids a German Schultüte! What are Schultüten, you ask? A Schultüte is a cone-shaped gift for children filled with school supplies and goodies to "sweeten" their first day of school. It's a… Continue reading DIY “Back To School” Schultüten
Hey Wanderers! I don't know about you, but after 10+ years in the classroom, 3 kids, and now homeschooling, we are inundated with books. I'm not going to lie. It's entirely my fault. I love books! Especially kids books! I love the potential of a child falling in love with the story inside. I'm always… Continue reading Online Story Books
Hey Wanderers! Today I want to tell you about one of my secret weapons of Homeschooling... HP Instant Ink! I know it may sound silly to LOVE an ink program, but let me tell you why I love it. Since we started homeschooling, our printing needs have grown exponentially. I'm a BIG fan of TeachersPayTeachers.com. … Continue reading HP Instant Ink~ w/ Free Month trial referral link!
Hey Wanderers! If you're looking for an inexpensive, laid back, relaxing afternoon to enjoy time with your family and experience life in a time long ago, you need to attend a game of Vintage Base Ball! Being the history lovers that we are, we recently found out about a baseball league in Tennessee that plays… Continue reading Family Field Trip: Vintage Base Ball