If you’re looking for education kid games my daughter at Grow With Samantha made a fun educational video on a new amazing FREE educational app from Alive Studios – perfect for youngsters thru Kindergarten. This fun app integrates a fun workbook with an educational app keeping learning fun and interactive to hold the interest of youngsters so that they receive the perfect combination of online time and manual workbook time.
I had the fun and exciting pleasure to enjoy the Future City finals in Washington DC last week. Our future is in good hands as far as I can see. These kids are planning for the future and the future is looking fabulous with such innovative thinkers.. Future City is a project-based learning program where students around the country in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades use their imagination to research, design, and build cities of the future. This year the finals took place in Washington, DC on February 21, 2017, where students from West Ridge Middle School in Texas (North) won the competition. Way to go kids! [Read more…]
Home School Math Programs (division and multiplication)
If you are like me, you probably don’t like the rote memorization that is taught in most schools today. Math can be a hard concept, but it can be even more difficult when children don’t “see” the purpose behind it. Instead of forcing my child to memorize all her multiplication facts with flash cards, we came up with a fun, yet simple way for her to learn multiplication facts using patterns, scrap paper, and a pencil! These simple home school math programs are so much more fun for students! Here’s what you do: [Read more…]
Top 7 Children’s Educational Computer Games – We all want the best for our kids, and along with that comes the best education for our kids. Whether you homeschool your kids or not, it doesn’t matter, you still want your kids to get the most out of their school experience. And if you are like me, you try to make your teaching methods fun for your kids. I like my kids to play games to learn, but I also like these games to be educational. So, I compiled a list of the top 7 children’s educational computer games for everyone to enjoy. [Read more…]
5 Fun Online Strategy Games – We all like to enjoy and be entertained by games, now and again. Personally, I enjoy games with a little bit of brain power involved. Mindless games are fun once in a while, but for me the best of the best are strategy games. I love the feeling of having to figure the problem out, and then devising a way to eradicate the problem. I know it sounds odd but there are tons of people that love strategy games too! However, buying games on the app store all the time can get expensive; So, in order to save a little money, I play online strategy games (okay yes I admit I still buy games on my phone too). There are thousands of online sites that offer free game play; though some of the better sites, with the better games, cost membership fees, but, the pricing is usually reasonable. [Read more…]
Most of you all already know that I’m a home school mama! Love it, wouldn’t trade it for the world – time with your family, the schedule, I love everything about it. Well to make sure we get “out there” we have joined a home school cooperative where we meet once a week for classes, activities and fellowship with other home school families. Right now my daughter is taking a class called Studies of Ancient Rome and they just had so much fun with this cool mosaic craft from Oriental Trading company. [Read more…]
As you know we’re a home school family and part of a home school cooperative. [Read more…]
It’s that time of year again to hit your local Farmers Market. Well, this year I want to give you some ideas for fun educational ways to teach your kids all sort of things when you’re at the farmers market. This is great for home school moms or just moms and dads that want to give a head start and push their child’s education. [Read more…]
Have you heard the news? There’ s an awesome home school convention coming to the Mid-Altantic region and I’m giving away tickets to one lucky family! [Read more…]
Home School friends! You’ll find some practical vacation planning savings tips from Family Frugal Fun in this months issue of my favorite home school magazine – Home Schooling Today! Be sure to check it out.