Books about the Human Body

Books about the Human Body

  We are diving headfirst into learning about the human body this summer (just for fun)!  After our blood demonstration, the boys are especially intrigued!  Here are some of our favorite books about the human body as well as some that were new to us!   The Amazing Human Machine by Lori C. Froeb We recently purchased this book at our library's book fair and it has quickly bec … [ Keep reading… ]

Hands-on Science: What is blood made of?

What is blood made of  A hands-on science demonstration

Blood has become a familiar sight in our household these days.  Whether it is a scraped knee or bloody nose (from intense allergy issues), blood is quite intriguing to our boys.  After one of our recent encounters with blood, Big Brother asked the question, "What is blood made of?"   We checked out some library books on the human body and began our research.  I have used water beads in s … [ Keep reading… ]

Show-and-Share Saturday Link Up!

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Did you see our free Summer Schedule Printables?  Be sure to check it out and print out your own to make the most of those lazy summer days.  :)  There were lots of great ideas shared last week.  Here are just a few:       I love this adorable Potato Masher Fish Craft from Fantastic Fun and Learning!               Mums Make Lists … [ Keep reading… ]

Ivy Kids: Monthly Literature-Based Activity Kits

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*This is a sponsored post.  I was compensated for sharing my honest opinions on this product.  All opinions are 100% mine.     Ivy Kids is a brand new monthly educational subscription box service for children ages three to eight.  I have had the pleasure of reviewing the first two kits (July and August) and I am truly amazed at all of the detail and attention that went in … [ Keep reading… ]

Alphabet Craft: B is for Body

B is for Body Alphabet Craft

A few weeks ago, I asked each of the boys to tell me three things that they want to learn more about this summer.  The first thing on Big Brother's list was to learn about the human body.  We decided to start off with this unique alphabet craft:  B is for body!   Little did I know what a HUGE hit this activity would be for two goofy boys!  I love it when something so simple turns out to … [ Keep reading… ]

Printable Summer Schedule for Your Refrigerator (just add magnets)

Summer Schedule Printables- print out and put on refrigerator to help organize your summer days!

  As a classroom teacher, I maintained order and routine by following a pretty regimented schedule.  This gave us predictability for the day and ensured that we accomplished everything we needed to accomplish.  For some reason, this same characteristic has not transferred over to my stay-at-home mom life.  Since I am not a morning person I am content to just "ease into the day" (as my hu … [ Keep reading… ]