Monthly Archives: October 2010

Citiblocs are amazing

October 29th, 2010 (No Comments)

My boys absolutely love them (including my husband)! I am amazed at how such a simple toy can be so incredibly fun and cause my children’s imaginations to soar! I was surprised at the complexity of things my children could create from the very beginning. They also have fun just making very tall towers that […]


Klutz Tricky Video

October 22nd, 2010 (No Comments)

My children have had a blast with this! Tricky Video has unleashed my children’s imagination and video skills.  They always enjoyed playing around with the video camera, but this book has really put some skill into their camera tricks.  I enjoy watching them work together to make their latest production.  This book is really good […]


Apologia Exploring Creation with Astronomy

October 19th, 2010 (No Comments)

This (Apologia Exploring Creation with Astronomy) is a good astronomy course, and you can use it for a variety of ages. I’m using it with a first and second grader right now. The writing is easy enough for them to understand, and they really enjoy the readings. While the tone of the writing is more […]


Family Game Night Problem-Solver!

October 15th, 2010 (No Comments)

As we try to have a family game night with kids 5,4, and 2, we are on a mission to discover games everyone can be involved in without wreaking havoc, and this (Rolit Junior) is one of them! It doesn’t take long to play (yay from Mom!), my 2 year old can roll the balls […]


Smencils Gourmet Scented Pencils 10 Pack

October 14th, 2010 (No Comments)

I bought these because I hate teaching handwriting and I thought they would make the tedious subject a little more fun. The kids have loved smelling them. They often disappear and I find the kids gathered around the case with all the Smencils on the floor smelling them. The erasers work well. A claw pencil […]


Thinking Putty – A favorite at our house!

October 12th, 2010 (No Comments)

We have 5 Thinking Puttys. They are very loved. I was amazed at how long the kids would sit and the table and entertain themselves with this. They really used their creativity! They have made all sorts of things. The littler one love to pinch little pieces off until the have a bunch of pieces […]


Integrated Physics & Chemistry

October 4th, 2010 (No Comments)

After years of struggling with other chemistry curriculums with my boys, I tried  the Integrated Physics and Chemistry program with my now graduated daughter.   She loved it !!!! For the first time she enjoyed science.   I am currently using it with my second daughter and she has told her friends about this  and […]



October 1st, 2010 (No Comments)

I purchased Inchimals for my 4 year old son & he begs to “do math with Inchimals“! They are colorful & well-marked, with the numeral on one end & corresponding dots on the other. My kids like to experiment with them; they even put all the inchimals end-to-end and measured themselves & others. The accompanying […]