Ninja Night!

Summer Reading Program 2015 For our family night this summer we decided on ninja night! It was SO FUN! BOOKS TO SHARE Ninja! by Arree Chung Ninja Boy Goes to School by N.D. Wilson My Grandma’s a Ninja by Todd Tarpley Ninja Bunny by Jennifer Olson DRESS LIKE A NINJA! Headbands: Using scraps of superhero…

Hero Day- Police

Summer Reading Program 2015 For grades K-5 we host Hero Days twice a week. We do fun activities and have a special guest from the community come and visit. This week was police! Here are a few activities… Finger Prints This was SO simple but the kids enjoyed it and thought it was super cool.…

Pumpkins

Back at the end of October, we did a Pumpkin theme Homeschool Morning to celebrate Halloween! Be sure to bookmark these activities for next fall 🙂 ACTIVITY Life Cycle of a Pumpkin First we started out reading the book Seed, Sprout, Pumpkin, Pie by Jill Esbaum. Next, we listened to the Life Cycle of a…

Fall

It was the first day of fall on our first day of Homeschool Mornings- how perfect!? We experimented with apples, made fall crafts, and practiced math skills using candy corn! CRAFTS 1. Q-Tip Trees This is such a fun project for all ages! It’s easier using a Q-Tip and less messy 🙂 I used tempera…

Color Exploration

For the third week of summer reading we are exploring colors with crafts, snacks & drinks, art, and experiments! CRAFT: Sandpaper Art Watch in amazement as the sandpaper drawing transfers to the white cardstock! Supplies White Cardstock Sandpaper (The finer the better- we used 150 & 180) Crayons Iron First, I cut the cardstock and…

Grossology

This week in summer reading we are studying GROSSOLOGY! Although a bit yucky, it was a favorite of the all ages! For a large group, set up these as stations. We had a germ station outside, craft station inside, and slime station inside as well. Before breaking off into stations, we played Who Pooped? – an interactive online…

Explosion Experiments

Today’s Science Day was all about explosions! We had a bunch of different experiments to let the kids explore the science of blowing things up! 🙂 Exploding Bags This experiment was super fun and had the kids chanting “do it again!” What you need: Baking soda Paper towels Vinegar Warm water Tear a paper towel…