Teach your Preschooler the Basics in a Fun Way

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How do Preschoolers Learn Best? Preschoolers are curious and love hands-on activities. Preschoolers love work that they can touch and make sense of with their eyes and hands. A "look only" approach is not very successful with children, especially with children 6 and under. In this post, you will see a number of creative, fun and very educational activities that Preschoolers will love and want to do over and over again. The best part is that it is so easy for moms and dads to put together! … [Read more...]

Everything For Our Lovely & Active Toddlers {Link Party #54}

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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 #54. 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: Everything For Our Lovely & Active Toddlers. 1. Free Painting with Toddlers – the Benefits of Painting, for Kids by Hen Family 2. Fun Books to Read with Toddlers by Mama's … [Read more...]

Observing Parts of Trees & Plants {Lessons, Hands-on Activities & Books}

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Have you checked out our post about the Life Stages of Human Beings yet? If not, be sure and read it after you finish reading this one! It was so much fun and we show you many of the activities we did during that unit. In this post, you will see what we have been doing for the past couple of months in our botany unit. I didn't take pictures of every single activity, craft and book, but I will make sure you get a really good idea on how this unit went and how you can implement it in your … [Read more...]

15 Autumn Nature Exploration & Activities

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Welcome to this fun set of Autumn crafts and activities! In this post, you will be inspired to create some of the best Autumn-related adventures. Let me know which on you like best and which one you will try first! Don't forget to enter the generous giveaway! Enter to win a $500 cash prize! You will find the widget at the bottom of this post.    I love this DIY Leaf Mask by Small + Friendly because it uses real leaves and it is just too adorable! I want to make this one with my … [Read more...]

The Best All-Inclusive Toddler Activities Set

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Did you read our post on the best baby activities that he/she will love? Well, this post is for toddlers and everything you can use to teach them in exactly the way that they learn at that age. This set is such a complete and thorough one, full of fun and engaging activities. Take a look to learn what you can interest your toddler in. This set is called Teach Your Toddler. It is a portfolio that is very organized and very complete. Let me tell you everything that is in it. I am sure that … [Read more...]

Teach Phonics & Reading to your Kindergartner with Success

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Is your kindergartner ready for reading? My oldest was able to read at a very early age and it has made a world of difference in learning. I was so excited that my youngest was showing interest for the written word and was looking around for a curriculum that would hold her interest and help teach her how to read. We reviewed the Horizons Phonics & Reading set for Kinder (Alpha Omega Publications) to see if it would meet our expectations. Here is what we found. What is in the Horizons … [Read more...]

Apples, Apples & More Apples (Link Party #53)

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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 #53. 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: Apples, Apples & More Apples.1. Pom Pom Apple Tree Painting by School Time Snippets 2. Paper Plate Apple {Preschool Craft} by Artsy Momma 3. All About Apples for Back to … [Read more...]

First Day of School {Free Printable Cards}

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Yesterday was our first day of homeschool! We are so excited, even though we homeschool year-round. I like to mark August or September as the beginning of each school year. We are ready for our new subjects, lessons and topics. And we are ready for our new homeschool co-op, new fun crafts and information as well as all the surprising homeschool has in store for us! How are your plans for homeschooling going? Have you decided when to start your homeschool year or are you playing it by ear? … [Read more...]

Our 2015 Homeschool Room Tour

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Welcome to our homeschool room! We are so happy and proud to show you what our learning space looks like! It isn't perfect, but it works very well for us. I will try my best to explain everything and if you still have questions, by all means, I'm happy to answer any questions. We are an eclectic homeschool and always have been. We use a variety of curricula that complement each other and enhance learning for their level and their ability individually. The three main curricula we use are … [Read more...]

The Easiest Way to Teach Your Baby (Activities that He Will Love)

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Are you a mother who wants to start your baby on the path to education early? Are you a mom who wants your baby to be entertained with educational materials? Are you looking for a way to keep your baby busy and engaged on true thought-provoking items? Are you a grandmother looking for the perfect gift for a grandson or granddaughter? Here is the answer to all of those questions. What I love about Teach Your Baby Learning Kit is that it has a variety of activities, which I will expand on in … [Read more...]