Monthly Archives: August 2011

No one is too young for B. Pop-Arty Beads!!

August 31st, 2011 (No Comments)

No one is too young for B. Pop-Arty Beads!! I bought these (B. Pop-Arty Beads) with my sweet 5 year old daughter in mind. I was thinking it would her and my 3 year old daughter something to do while I was working on harder school stuff with their big brother. LITTLE did I know […]


Daily 6-Trait Writing Grade 2

August 29th, 2011 (No Comments)

Challenges the “norm”… This is our first year homeschooling our 2 school aged daughters who have already been in public school for a few years. I was so frustrated with how “cookie cutter” public education was, especially when it came to creativity. When I saw this book (Daily 6-Trait Writing Grade 2) I though, “huh, […]


Studypod review

August 25th, 2011 (No Comments)

Studypod? YES, please! Do you remember in high school, back in the dark ages when you took keyboarding as a class, with a real typewriter, and they had those specially made books that stood up so you could read them without holding them? Well this takes the concept a step further, by being usable with […]


Jumbo Magnifier by Learning Resources review

August 24th, 2011 (No Comments)

We purchased two of these (Jumbo Magnifier by Learning Resources) for our toddler twins, and haven’t regretted that purchase for a second! From the large size, to the jumbo handle, this is truly rough and tumble and well suited for toddlers to use.  One of my twins would sit for the longest time staring into […]


Smencils Gourmet Scented Pencils 10 Pack

August 23rd, 2011 (No Comments)

We have such fond memories of Smencils from when we first started homeschooling. Each boy had their own and they treasured it! The smells last a long time too. When you store the Smencil in the case it comes in, the smell lasts a long time and smells like the first time you opened it. […]


4-D Human Skin Anatomy Puzzle

August 19th, 2011 (No Comments)

I have to say that I am VERY impressed with the 4-D Human Skin Anatomy Puzzle. I teach nursing as well as medical terminology at the college level. I planned on using this with my children, but I am going to take it in to the college students as well. The detail is absolutely amazing […]


Body of Evidence Curriculum

August 18th, 2011 (No Comments)

Learning so much! I bought this series (Body of Evidence Curriculum – Set of 8 DVDS) for my 13 year old son but I’ve learned a great deal myself.  I’m an EMT and I wish I had access to these DVDs when I was taking my EMT classes. The good doc has a real gift […]


Preschool Timberdoodle Core Curriculum

August 15th, 2011 (No Comments)

We are in love with this! The Preschool Timberdoodle Core Curriculum 2011 came in 3 days ago and I haven’t heard the end of it. My 3 yo is having so much fun he wants to do “school” all the time. It was nice to be able to tweek it a little so that I […]


Engino Mechanical Series – Cams and Cranks

August 11th, 2011 (No Comments)

This is a great (Engino Mechanical Series – Cams and Cranks) product and I was very surprised at all that came with it!  My 7 yo. son likes to take things apart, fix them and then put them back together.  So this is super perfect for him!  The pieces snap easily and stay together.  He […]


Guidecraft 3D Feel & Find

August 9th, 2011 (No Comments)

Simple, creative learning opportunity The 3-D Feel & Find is a helpful component of our homeschool.  It has multiple uses for multiple ages.  It is a very simple toy/game, which I like, but it still provides challenge to several age levels.  My younger children use the puzzles outside of the bag to match the shapes, […]