Jazz Collage
Art Appreciation

Jazz Lesson For Kids of All Ages

Jazz music pumps through my speakers in our home throughout the day, everyday.  Houston bred, I feel a near spiritual connection with it, and when it place I feel as if I can hear the echoed songs of my late grandfather's soul. So, we just concluded a week of exploring four different music genres at… Continue reading Jazz Lesson For Kids of All Ages

Astronomy
homeschool, STEM

The Sun- Astronomy Lessons For Preschool

 Day 2: The Sun The Sun is the perfect follow up to a day reviewing the stars considering it is a giant star!  This fun lesson includes a video that gives a brief overview of all the strengths of the sun, and then activity that teaches our children how protection from it works. Circle Time:… Continue reading The Sun- Astronomy Lessons For Preschool

homeschool, Learning Resources

Homeschooling in Florida: Your Questions Answered

Homeschooling has become quite the hot topic among parents as cases of the Coronavirus skyrocket in Florida.  Here are some quick tips of how it works, and what you should know. Simply Homeschooling in Florida Enrollment In order to home school in the state of Florida you must first submit a letter of intent with… Continue reading Homeschooling in Florida: Your Questions Answered

Earth's Layers
STEM

The Earth’s Layers: Geology For Kids

One cannot even begin to fathom geology without first understanding the earth's layers, and what makes up our planet.  This is day one of a four day adventure rocking geology.     As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.   Learning Objectives:  Label Earth's Layers What is geology? What does a Geologist Do?… Continue reading The Earth’s Layers: Geology For Kids

homeschool, STEM

Coronavirus: Coping with our Children Through Creativity

Coronavirus, COVID-19, has seemed to change everything we ever knew or found comfort in.  We live in interesting times.  Globally society has changed, and as much as we want to safeguard our children from all things perceptibly scary, whether we talk to them or not they are exposed to it. This does not have to… Continue reading Coronavirus: Coping with our Children Through Creativity

Virtual School Student
homeschool

Virtual School- 5 Myths and Realities

So you are thinking about enrolling your kid into virtual school.  Aren't we all right now? My oldest daughter has been in a flexible Virtual School program for the past year.  I will be really real with you, this experience has had its own major growing pains, but it has also had some incredible rewards. … Continue reading Virtual School- 5 Myths and Realities

Solar System
STEM

A Lesson on Stars- Astronomy for Kids

Astronomy is perhaps THE all around favorite science for kids of ALL ages.  Who isn't inspired to wonder when following along the milky way just at their zenith.  For me, there was no more magical memory then when dad invited me to gaze at the kaleidoscopic technicolor ball of wonder we call a star through… Continue reading A Lesson on Stars- Astronomy for Kids

Art Appreciation

Andy Warhol Inspired Activities for Kids

 Andy Warhol's talents have been questions, criticized and ridiculed through the decades as being in-genuine, unoriginal, and 'not his'.  This week we are going to explore not only the techniques of Warhol, but study the world events that surrounded his life.  With all things considered, at the end of the week, I'm going to ask… Continue reading Andy Warhol Inspired Activities for Kids

Astronomy
STEM, Themed Units

Astronomy & Physics: A Week Long Themed Unit for Young Minds

What better way to introduce early physics to your young ones than through Astronomy?  I mean after all, what child doesn't possess an instilled fascination with those shiny wonders upon which Jiminy Cricket lulls us to wish upon?  This is perhaps the lowest maintenance yet most learning and fun me and my littles have fit… Continue reading Astronomy & Physics: A Week Long Themed Unit for Young Minds