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3 Ways to Use Playdough for Math

3 Ways to Use Playdough for Math

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Homeschool Mom Crush – Laura

Homeschool Mom Crush – Laura

I’m very excited to share the first woman in my new series called Homeschool Mom Crush! This series of posts will highlight everyday homeschool moms I have met during my homeschool journey. These women have inspired me in one way or another and have much to share about their adventure in homeschooling with their own families. Each post follows an interview format with questions provided by me and answers given by the homeschool mom. Without further ado, let me introduce the first homeschool mom in this series: Laura.

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Baking with Math: Valentine’s Day Cookies

Baking with Math: Valentine’s Day Cookies

Baking, however, is not an activity that lacks educational potential. Math is everywhere in cooking, especially baking. Think about how many recipes call for a cup, half cup or quarter cup of one or two ingredients. This allows for a perfect opportunity to introduce fraction basics. Learning about fractions doesn’t normally start until second grade, however, kindergarten and first graders learn some very basic concepts that help build a foundation for later fraction exploration. So let’s dive in and find out how we can do this!

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Tutor Planning

The Do’s and Don’ts of Tutor Planning

Our second semester of Classical Conversations (CC) is in full swing so I figured this would be a great time to share what I learned about planning as a tutor. It is my first year in CC and my first year as a tutor. Going in, I didn’t know much about the CC curriculum but I did know a bit about planning for success.

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Fun Friday: Stuck Inside…Make Slime

Fun Friday: Stuck Inside…Make Slime

This past week, we had a few rainy days that kept us stuck inside. Although staying in can be fun, if your children have been cooped up for too long, they get a bit crazy (targeting mom with nerf guns all day, toddlers throwing things in the toilet, you name it). My normal “go to” crafts are playing with clay or paint, but after doing these activities multiple days in a row, my children were looking for something new. Enter SLIME!

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A Day in the Life: Morning School Time

A Day in the Life: Morning School Time

A Day in the Life: Morning School Time Written by Amber Marie | January 29, 2018   Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commision if you click through and make a purchase. To read my full...

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Amber Marie

Welcome to my homeschooling blog. I’m a former educator turned homeschool mom. Homeschooling is a relatively new adventure for our family. Click my picture to learn more about my story and why I homeschool my family.

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