Help Science The Great Backyard Bird Count This Weekend!

Scientists can’t be everywhere; that’s why they need our help. The Great Backyard Bird Count is this Friday-Monday, February 13-16, and participation is fun, free and easy for all ages. You’ll be part of a global effort that will help scientists understand migration patterns, year-to-year changes and long-term trends of bird populations everywhere. Just 15 […]

Mardi Gras Lesson Plans

Mardi Gras lessons, worksheets, and activities for the classroom. This year Mardi Gras or “Fat Tuesday” is February 17. Celebrated worldwide but most notably in New Orleans, Mardi Gras is a carnival-type celebration that fills the streets with revelers annually. Explore these great resources and celebrate the colorful traditions with your kids! Link list from […]

CurrClick Winter Whisper Sale 50% Off

CurrClick is running a Winter Whisper Sale where 20 of their top publishers are reducing their entire product lines to 50% off during the Winter Whisper Sale Tues. Feb. 10 – Tues. Feb. 17, 2015. To receive your 50% off sale price,  your item must be purchased through the Sale Page at: http://www.currclick.com/browse.php?filters=0_0_0_0_0_30481&sort=6a?affiliate_id=12297 List of […]

Dover Book Sale

Homeschoolers SAVE 25% on Dover Books Save 25% Off use code WHAR – Offer ends 03/31/15 Since 1941, Dover Publications has been providing low-priced books for homeschoolers of all ages. From fact-filled coloring books to works of classic literature, over 10,000 titles cover the entire educational spectrum and can serve as core curriculum material or […]

California Homeschool Conference

The Link Kid Comfortable Homeschool Alternative Education Conference 2 For 1 Discount Ends Febuary 15th Their buy-one-get-one-free registration special is coming to an end! Couples can register 2 for the price of 1. Please visit their website http://californiahomeschoolconference.com/. Be sure to take advantage of the discount http://californiahomeschoolconference.com/shop/

Veggie Cheap

We’ve been trying to eat healthier. It’s not easy and down right a PITA since the fridge went kaput. Eating fresh fruits and veggies are out of the question since we need shelf-stable food only. We were gifted a cube fridge (like a tiny dorm fridge) but you can’t put much in there besides milk […]

Free Vegan Starter Park

Request a Free Vegan Starter Pack The pack includes information on how animals suffer for meat, dairy, eggs, and seafood, how meat eating affects the environment, the myth of “free-range,” what’s wrong with leather and wool, vegan recipes, and even some free stickers. You may also request a free copy of Meet Your Meat. From […]

Die-Cuts

Have any of you bought die cuts? They make great additions to your game making arsenal. They are relatively inexpensive but when your stuck buying a pack of 30 of the same items, it might be wasteful if you run out of ideas to use the shapes. In my local library, they have an AccuCut […]

Getting Kids Interested

What do you do if you have a child who doesn’t really seem to be interested in anything in particular? If television is allowed in the house – does your child have a favorite show? Watch it with them, see what it’s about and talk about the show afterward. Ask them questions such as who […]

2008 – The Year of the Rat

February 7, 2008 — The Year of the Rat Gung Hay Fat Choy! Traditional Celebration of the Chinese New Year Of all the traditional Chinese festivals, the new Year was perhaps the most elaborate, colorful, and important. This was a time for the Chinese to congratulate each other and themselves on having passed through another […]