Epic Light Table Ice Legos & More for Summer!

Light Table Ice Legos

We had so much fun with our ice Legos! The possibilities are endless, but I will share a few of the things we did with our ice Legos, including using the light table. We hope you will be inspired to make so of your own after you see how awesome these ice Legos are! Materials for Ice Legos First, we got our ice Legos ready. It was an easy process. We used: 4 disposable plastic cups 4 cups of water, divided Plastic spoon Food coloring in red, blue, green and yellow Assorted … [Read more...]

Amazingly Fun Train Activities

Amazing Train Activities with Ivy Kids

Have you heard of Ivy Kids before? It is a monthly subscription that started with a mom who wanted to come up with fun and affordable educational materials and lessons for her little ones. We had the privilege to receive one month's set to try and review. The theme? Trains! How fun is that?! Read on to find out what we got in the kit and how we used it.  Train Activities with Ivy Kids We received so many activities and they all involved trains in one way or another. It was fun having such … [Read more...]

Strawberries Galore (24+ Recipes) & Link Party #41

Strawberries Galore! 24+ Recipes!

Hello, everyone! The Natural Homeschool is so excited to welcome you to this week’s "A Little Bird Told Me" Link Party #41. We have so many fantastic bloggers out there that are writing some fabulous posts and we would love for them to share what they’re most proud of. Here are our awesome featured posts this week: Strawberries Galore! 24+ Recipes! 1. Strawberry Shortcake Martini by Lipgloss and Crayons 2. Strawberry Key Lime Margarita by Just Us Four Blog 3. 20 … [Read more...]

Alphabet Letters: Activities for Toddlers (Free Printables)

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Our toddlers love songs and rhymes. They love touching and feeling (and even tasting) everything around them. Toddlers learn better and retain more when they use more senses. In this post, I will give you some ideas on how toddlers can use their senses to learn, experience and discover the letters of the alphabet. I am including a few Montessori items as well, in case you were wondering about venturing in that direction. Moveable Alphabet Letters This is the Montessori Manuscript … [Read more...]

Healthy Homemade Smoothies (Free Printable Recipe Cards)

Healthy Homemade Smoothies (Free Printable Recipe Cards)

Here it is! An awesome list of three awesome (and very healthy) smoothie recipes that are yummy, easy to make and that your children will love. Don't forget that you can get the free printable recipe cards so you can easily refer to these awesome recipes as you continue on the path to better health.   There are different ways to make smoothies. I make some with milk (homemade almond milk or homemade coconut milk) or yogurt, some with juice and some with water. It is good to add … [Read more...]

Montessori Sensorial: Binomial Cube (Free Printable!)

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Have you heard about the Montessori Sensorial materials? They appeal to the senses in eight different ways: Visual (eyes), Olfactory (nose), Auditory (ears), Gustatory (mouth), Tactile (touch), Stereognostic (muscle memory), Baric (weight and pressure), Thermic (temperature). In this post, I am introducing the Binomial Cube, which is a visual and tactile work. You will see a step-by-step presentation and even a free printable for you! I hope you enjoy it as much as we do! It is our favorite … [Read more...]

Egypt Studies: Books, Resources, Free Printables, Ideas & Lessons

Egypt Studies: Books, Resources, Printables, Ideas & Lessons

We have had such a wonderful time learning about ancient Egypt lately. We have been using all kinds of awesome and fun resources, DIY ideas, free printables, books and packets that have made this learning journey very fun! Little Passports Egypt Packet The thing that got this whole Egypt studies was our Little Passports monthly delivery. My son (5 years old) has a 12-month subscription for the World Edition (ages 5-10) and loves getting his packet in the mail every single time. This month, … [Read more...]

Learn Numbers 0-10 in Seven Languages (Free Printables)

Learn Numbers 0-10 in 7 Languages (Free Printables)

We have been using these posters in our homeschool since 2012! It never occurred to me to offer them as free printables until a few weeks ago! I have had them sitting in my hard drive for about 3 years now. Oh, well. Better late than never, right? I hope you really enjoy this post and get your free  Numbers (0-10) in Seven Languages printables. Awesome Number Poster Printables Are you wondering why seven languages? Well, these are some of the languages that we are learning in our … [Read more...]

Beautiful Music and Link Party 40

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Hello, everyone! The Natural Homeschool is so excited to welcome you to this week’s "A Little Bird Told Me" Link Party #40. We have so many fantastic bloggers out there that are writing some fabulous posts and we would love for them to share what they’re most proud of. Here are our awesome featured posts this week: Beautiful Music! 1. Montessori Monday – Montessori-Inspired Screen-Free Activities by Living Montessori Now 2. Free Composer Unit Study ~ Johannes Brahms by In … [Read more...]

HUGE Giveaway Gearing Up for Summer!

HUGE Giveaway Gearing Up for Summer!

  What is your favorite thing about Summer? Is it going to the beach or enjoying fresh fruit outside with your little ones? Is it going on hikes or visiting relatives? Is it taking time off school? Regardless, I think everyone is always in the mood for a great giveaway! Right? Right! Here are the prizes that you can win! Aren't they awesome?! Enter here! Giveaway end June 08, 2015 at midnight. The Winner will be announced on June 9th. a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]