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Thinking about homeschooling or know someone who is? It’s a big decision with much to consider. Here are some tips for homeschooling your kids.

Must Have Homeschool Art Supplies

Our first official day of homeschool preschool is September 3rd! With a 4 year old (and a 2 year old tagging along) our focus will be super hands-on this year. If the past tells me anything about our upcoming year, our learning will revolve around crafts. My children loves creating and I love seeing all their artwork. Craft time …

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Target’s Chuckle & Roar Toy Line Gets an A+

Baby Gizmo’s editor received a few Chuckle & Roar toys and activities to help facilitate this feature and review. Whether you are schooling your children at home this year or aiming to facilitate a learning environment all the time, play-based learning is one of the most effective ways to both introduce and reinforce important concepts. …

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Bixbee – The Fun and Ergonomic Backpack for Kids

When I first stumbled upon Bixbee, I knew I had found an awesome product. This backpack design is FANTASTIC – from top to bottom and side to side! For starters, I was thrilled to learn about Bixbee’s patented horizontal design. We all know that ill-fitting, heavy backpacks aren’t ideal for our children’s developing backs, but, …

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5 Books To Teach Children About Martin Luther King

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr Day on January 18th, we’ve rounded up five children’s books to teach your children about this amazing man who made a difference. There are books for various ages, from 2 years old to 12, to help you teach your child more about the man behind the day. I …

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Greenlight Debit Card Review – Teaching Kids Finance

It’s time to teach your kids a little finance and money saving tips with the Greenlight Debit Card for kids. A pandemic is a great time to figure out what your kids know and what they don’t know. What they are good at and what could use improvement. It’s time to teach budget tips. As …

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Ways to Know Your Child Is Learning Without Making Them Write

In a world where writing seems to have become the deciding factor on whether or not a child has retained information, adults are often putting pressure on children to write what they’ve learned. We often hear parents say “My kid hates writing,” but could it be that we are are asking them to write too …

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5 Ways To Help Your Kids Appreciate Classical Music

I played the flute in 5th and 6th grade. It was barely enough time to learn to read music. Playing an instrument isn’t in my blood, but I’ve always appreciated music; especially classical music. Music is alive. It’s emotional. And listening to music with those I love is a wonderful way to bond. As I …

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12 Children’s Chapter Book To Movie Adaptations

I feel super blessed that my kids love to read. They read solo, listen to audiobooks, and enjoy family read alouds. Together, we keep our library, local bookstore, and Amazon in business it seems! Lately, our favorite thing to do has been to read a chapter book and then plan a family movie night to …

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Summer Science Experiments for Littles

Just because the school year is done, doesn’t mean the kids can’t keep learning over the summer. You have 2-3 months to create educational activities that are disguised as fun for kids to keep sharp. Here are some boredom-busting science projects to incorporate some learning adventures into your summer fun. Orange Buoyancy Science Experiment Will …

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