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List of “Minute to Win it” games for Kids

Through this whole stay at home because of a virus thing has led my phone to run off of the hook. Many of my friends have kids in public school and they desired a bit of advice on schooling from home. For us, we only do about 2 hours worth of “homework” and then we have free-time – Free time…

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You’re the STAR Blog Hop – April 6, 2020

WELCOME to the April 2020 “You’re the Star” Blog Hop! Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share from my blog: ________________________________________ WELCOME to GARDEN feature week of the April 2020 “You’re the STAR” blog hop! Meet your GARDEN week Hosts  This week is GARDEN feature week Swing by the GARDEN Hosts blogs: Angie @ God’s Growing Garden Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures WT @…

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Reading with Berlyn – Week of March 30, 2020

You can follow Berlyn’s Book Reading on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2SD_NCM66W7llE0ov54kWg ———————————————————————— Can We Get a Pet? Here is today’s book is Can We Get a Pet? by Maria Fleming on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2JoR7x4 ———————————————————————— The Wonky Donkey The Wonky Donkey by Craig Smith on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2UVB6UC ———————————————————————— If You Take a Mouse to School Here is today’s book is If You…

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You’re the STAR Blog Hop – March 30, 2020

WELCOME to the March 2020 “You’re the Star” Blog Hop! Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share from my blog:Homeschooling Resources  __________________________________________________________________________ WELCOME to EXTRA feature week of the March “You’re the STAR” blog hop! (Sometimes we will have 5 Mondays in a month – these 5th special Mondays are called “EXTRA feature” days) Meet all of your STAR Hosts  Swing by the STAR Hosts blogs:…

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Reading with Berlyn – Week of March 23, 2020

Berlyn was very concerned that kids couldn’t go to the library with the COVID-19 to hear their librarians read to them. And he wanted to help! So as he practices reading (a difficulty that he has because of his autism) and chooses a new book every day. We will be posting all of the videos and links to the books…

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FREE COLORING PAGES

After sitting at home in a self-quarantine, I have been looking online for something that I could do with the kids. (We are already home, but this mama is trying to slow down and enjoy.) I have found a few webpages that I have enjoyed. I have added color pages that found – Links to the original sites are below…

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Homeschool Curriculum Review – JustinGuitar ONLINE

#homeschoolreview #twothumbsup #krisandlarryhomeschoolapproved #homeschool #homeschoollmusc #amazoninfluencer KrisandLarry.com homeschool Approved. Over the years, we have tried out many different music programs. Fortunately, with the Internet, there are many, many places that you can find online. We have finally found one that we like as a family. We are learning both the guitar and the ukulele. We can’t say enough good things…

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Game review – Waterproof playing cards AND Uno Flip

So for those who do follow our blog and family know that we are gamers. We love all different types of games. Last month, Shelby, Michael, Larry and I (Kris) took a Carnival Cruise for Shelby’s 21st birthday out of Long Beach. Larry and I love to go on cruises since we can “unplug” from technology for a little while…

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Freeze Dried Apples & Peaches

Every week, we have new items in our freeze dryer for storage and for snacks for the kids. I love having freeze-dried fruit on hand for the kids so that they can have fruit available even if it is days away from grocery day or even the wrong season. Today’s video is all about Freeze-dried apples and peaches.

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Homeschool Curriculum Review – High School Physics

#homeschoolreview #twothumbsup #krisandlarryhomeschoolapproved #homeschool #highschoolscience #amazoninfluencer KrisandLarry.com homeschool Approved. High school Physics, homeschool curriculum – GuestHallow.com After 16 full years of homeschooling up to 8 children at a time, this mama knows what she is looking for and that is normally the easy button. The site GuestHallow has some amazing year long curriculum available to purchase. They are full everything…

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End of Summer Projects

It is that time of the year. The summer for public school kids in our area is coming to a close. I love that we have a bit of freedom in our homeschooling. We have a handful of projects to still get worked on our homestead for this summer season Our aquaponics system is being put back up. In this…

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What can you do as a homeschooler?

As a homeschooling family, I try to think outside the box. I have 4 who are ages 9-13 and several are special needs. We have a great little chunk of land, many animals, homesteading, cooking from scratch. But how do I tap those needs in a different way, OUTSIDE the BOX? We are taking a different approach this year. For…