Peaceful Days with a Child-led Homeschool Preschool

Welcome to the Starting a Child-Led  Homeschool Preschool Series. This is post #1. 1.Peaceful Days with a Child-Led Homeschool Preschool 2.Is Project-Based Preschool For You? 3. A Typical Day in Our Child-Led Homeschool Preschool 4. How to Set the Perfect Preschool Routine at Home 5. How to Write Simple Homeschool Preschool Early Learning Goals Imagine […]

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Christmas Around the World Book List

*This post contains affiliate links.* Happy Holidays! I’m Alana from Books, Kids & Travel. Amanda was kind enough to let me take over her blog for the day! I’m so excited because this is my favorite time of year. I love all the holiday lights, the decorations, the cookies, and, of course, the holiday books! […]

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Can You Silence a Jingle Bell?

We thought it would be fun to do an experiment to see if it was possible to make a jingle bell not ring. Have you ever wondered if that was possible? So we sat down together and brainstormed what we could do to make the bells not jingle. We decided to try four ways to […]

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Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree Activities

*This post contains affiliate links.* Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree by Robert Barry is the wonderful story of a Christmas tree that makes its way into 7 homes in time for Christmas. When Mr. Willowby gets his Christmas tree, it’s too tall, so he lops off the top. The butler gives it to the maid for […]

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Mom of Littles Gift Guide: Things to Keep Her Relaxed and Sane


*This post contains affiliate links.* It’s that time of year when holiday activities are in overdrive. You are stressed out from all the holiday shopping and parties, and all the preparations that come with the activities. Whether it is getting the house cleaned for visitors or meals cooked, your stress level is rising, and kids […]

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A Grinch Sensory Bin


Play is a child’s work. We all know that this is true, but sometimes we feel like we need to add ‘educational’ activities, even with toddlers and preschoolers. Thankfully, open-ended educational play can be fun and easy to set up. Adding books is a great way to incorporate literacy into play time. Sensory play provides […]

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