Word Search Game – ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’

Word Search Game – ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’

Let’s have fun with this free online word search called, “Jack and the Beanstalk.”  If you want to read this magical story, go to Learning to Read: Favorite Fairy Tales. Word searches develop spelling skills, extend vocabulary, and emphasize pattern recognition. Find all of the hidden words! Enjoy replaying one of your favorite word searches. Each time […]

Protect the Children

Protect the Children

Let’s be observant and give our children the care they deserve and need. Ever feel stressed? It may be possible that your child, other children, and youth feel stressed sometimes too. The ongoing COVID-19 crisis at times causes additional stress making children more vulnerable to others. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has […]

‘Back to School’ Word Search – Score 100%

‘Back to School’ Word Search – Score 100%

Begin your child’s day in whatever way works best for them. Parents in many cities are banding together with other quarantined families to create small, private in-home school groups for their kids. Some families are turning to pod schools to help their child receive the best education they can to succeed during a pandemic. Enjoy […]

‘9/11’ Word Search – Score 100%

‘9/11’ Word Search – Score 100%

I found this website called Newsweek which covers the 9/11 attack with a video for children. Here are a few learning activities you can use with it: 1 Journal Entry. Tell your child to write down their knowledge and thoughts about 9/11 in a journal entry format. 2 Discussion. Hold a discussion about September the […]

‘Outdoor Kid Activities’ Word Search – Score 100%

‘Outdoor Kid Activities’ Word Search – Score 100%

  I found this website called Gro More which has 72 free lessons focused on the four seasons of a garden. Each activity is fun, hands-on and great for getting your kids outside, exploring and learning. Listen to how Jack planted his beans in the story, “Jack and the Beanstalk” (Learning to Read: Favorite Fairy […]

‘Power Outage’ Word Search – Score 100%

‘Power Outage’ Word Search – Score 100%

Power outages are happening more and more in the United States. There are currently power outages in Utah, Idaho and Wyoming due to excessively, high wind damage. Listen to the terrible storm in the story, “The Fisherman and His Wife” (Learning to Read: Fairy Tale Adventures)! Enjoy this exciting Power Outage Word Search! Word searches […]

Read a Book Day

Read a Book Day

Yay! One of my favorite days is here. September 6th is national “Read a Book Day!” We are calling on all book lovers to grab a book they might enjoy and spend part of the day reading! It’s one of life’s simple pleasures. You can even start or join a book club where you will […]

Homeschooling Resources

Homeschooling Resources

I found some useful information on a homeschooling website called, “Homeschooling Regulations by State.”  It lists each state alphabetically with the following homeschooling guidelines: Notification Parent Education Minimums Criminal Bans State Mandated Subjects Assessment Requirements Vaccination Requirements For example, in the state of Michigan, there are: no notification requirements, no parent education minimums, no criminal […]

Happy Dog Day!

Happy Dog Day!

Bow-Wow! Let’s spoil our four-legged paw friends especially on National Dog Day! Why not: Buy a special toy for your puppy dog Play with your dog Praise your dog Give your dog a special food treat Give your dog a bath or haircut Go for a walk with your dog Pet your dog Look at […]