Tag Archive: Preschool

Q & A: Beginning Homeschooling, Potty Training and Newborns

It’s time again for the 4 Moms to answer some reader questions. In this post I’m answering questions about beginning homeschooling, the first few weeks with a newborn, keeping the car/van clean and potty training. Maria wondered about potty training and how to prevent the process for dragging on for years. Bella (22 months) is…

Homemade Cinnamon Gift Tags: Kids Can Make This

cinnamon ornament gift tag Christmas

You’ve probably seen these delightful smelling cinnamon/glue/applesauce Christmas ornaments before. We’ve made them several different years. This year we added puff paint and Sharpies to spiff up our ornaments and to make them do double duty as adorable gift tags. Cinnamon Ornaments 1 1/2 cups cinnamon 1 cup applesauce 1/3 cup white school glue Mix…

The Love of Books: Wordless

reading goldilocks nick bella

More wordless posts.  

Salt Dough Recipe and Olive Preschool

salt dough

Every morning after chore time and before I tackle school work with the older children I spend some time with our youngest children.  We call this preschool and our little ones enjoy the focused time with mom and getting to choose a fun activity each day.  Sometimes they have a whole week of activities selected…

Current Favorites for Science, Bible and History

There are often things that I want to post about or recommend, but find that I don’t have time to get a full post together.  So here are some of our current favorite resources,  tools or blessings. ♥  Among the Pond People (and others in this series) – A delightful living science book with lovely,…

Homemade Doughnut Recipe

A perfect hands-on project for anyone reading ‘Homer Price‘, making doughnuts is fun, messy and results in a delicious treat.  As a matter of fact this recipe is so wonderful, you should read ‘Homer Price’ to your children, just so you have an excuse to make these doughnuts. Our children have had beautiful results with…

Hiking with Kids

Our family loves summer because of the opportunity to spend more time out of doors.  We enjoy camping, fishing and water fights and games of tag in the backyard, but one of our favorite outdoor activities is exploring some of the hiking trails in our area. We’ve explored hollow logs, gotten caught in a thunderstorm,…