The Kindle edition of the book, The Homeschool Highway: how to navigate your way without getting carsick by Amy Dingmann, is FREE for a limited time. Free is good – I like free. But Amazon prices can change at anytime so if you are interested act quickly. I haven’t previously read the book but it received […]
If you have a goldfish for a pet or your preschooler loves fish then this themed unit will be a lot of fun for them!
Since we are working through the All About Reading, Pre-Reading Program where capital G stands for Goldfish an engaging goldfish unit was perfect!
Today is a day that evokes numerous memories, many of which I don’t want to remember but most of which I will never forget. October 15th is just another day for most people but for me it is a day when I remember my life changing forever. It brings forth so many emotions – grief, […]
Do you find it difficult to keep up with documenting your child’s firsts? Especially after they hit the “big” milestones like getting their first tooth and taking their first steps? There are so many firsts that continue to happen in our children’s lives even after those big milestones. And I don’t know about you, but […]
Note: This post contains affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy. Isn’t Kermit the Frog so perfect for our F is for Frog letter of the week theme?! I just love him! In addition to Kermit, I also included a Ty frog with a crown and a frog instrument in our frog-themed basket. I planned a lot […]
Making homemade soap paint is a fabulously fun way for your children to experience finger painting. Children love to help mix and prepare, especially if it’s something fun or tasty. While this recipe isn’t tasty it certainly has the fun-factor. Our children enjoyed making the soap paint so much that I didn’t even mind cleaning […]
Note: This post contains affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy. Sometimes there are so many potential activities that relate to a certain theme or idea that it’s not realistic to take the time to do all of them. In fact, I think most often this is true. Since time is limited, it is just a […]
Sensory bins can be so much fun to put together. Maybe it’s just me but I get so much enjoyment out of brainstorming ideas for items to include in a sensory bin and then setting it up so it looks colorful and appealing. Putting together the apple bin was especially satisfying for me because I […]
When children are learning about a particular subject or theme it is often beneficial to supplement their hands-on learning with books about that subject. Not only can they make additional connections but hearing stories can also be very enjoyable for them. I was surprised by the number of apple books for kids available; there are […]
Did you know that if you cut an apple across it’s middle you will find a perfect little star inside? If you’ve never done it before the result is really pretty neat. And it just so happens that the halves become perfect stamping tools for children to make an apple art project! I got the […]
It’s all about apples this week here at Enjoy the Learning Journey and I’ll be sharing some fun hands-on ways your children can learn about apples. If you have any apple orchards within a reasonable driving distance from your home I would highly recommend packing the family up and taking a weekend outing to the […]
Note: This post contains affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy. Snootz, Tootsie Pop and Kitty Cat have their cousin to thank for most of the fun dog toys this past week. She has given our children the cutest hand-me-downs ever. So the set-up for our D is for Dog theme included a couple of […]