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reading eggs review
educationalkidsschool at home

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Reading Eggs. As a homeschooling mom to a 1st grader, I know how daunting teaching your child can be, especially to read.  With the high expectations put on children these days, I often end my days feeling inadequate and

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national geographic kids books review
bookbookseducationalschool at home

I blinked and my baby girl became a kid.  She will be turning seven in a month and as a homeschooling mom, I am always struggling to keep her challenged. It is truly something I never stop looking for — new resources to teach her everything I can.  A wonderful

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magnetalk adventures review
creativeeducationalschoolschool at hometoys

The MagneTalk Match-up Adventures Kit is one of those educational tools that can be used over and over for different lessons – who doesn’t love that? Homeschool is getting pretty intense for me as the first semester is quickly coming to an end.  I’ve been using every resource I can

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vtech innotab 3s review
appseducationalelectronicskidsschool at hometoys

The new InnoTab 3S from VTech is here, loaded with apps and Kid Connect, a revolution in the kid tablet world and it has arrived just in time for Christmas — giveaway below!  I was sent one for review, and review we have. My daughter, 6ish, has been having fun

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magic school bus weather lab
educationalkidsschoolschool at hometoys

It’s the end of weather week here in homeschool.  I planned on this being a topic earlier in the year but “weather” is mostly nonexistent here in the desert during the summer.  The temperature fluctuates more now and we get a bit of precipitation here and there, so it felt

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grammar gumballs review
educationalkidsschool at hometoys

I introduced Super Duper this summer, a mecca website for homeschool parents, or those who supplement at home.  Quality resources for homeschool are like finding gold and I have a few more gems to share with you, sent for review. An area of concern for me with my 6, almost

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beginner homeschool schedule
schoolschool at home

This post brought to you by BIC®. All opinions are 100% mine. Back in the swing of things with homeschool, I’m up to my elbows in project supplies, curriculum books, and ideas, all pinned to their respective Pinterest boards.  I spend a good deal of the weekends organizing our schedule

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Looking for new books that will keep your children engaged? Here are some recent releases that are worth checking out. Monsters Under Bridges Written by Rachel Roellke Coddington Illustrated by Jolby You don’t have to live in the Pacific Northwest to enjoy this book but you sure are likely to

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bookboard review

This post is sponsored by Bookboard; all opinions are 100% my own. Being a writer and lifelong bookworm, I love paper books.  After experiencing bookcases overflowing, I made a rule to donate each book I read, if I can rule out re-reading them, which is most of the time.  When

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the magic school bus revving up review
DVDeducationalkidsschool at home

The Magic School Bus is back with two all new DVDs full of educational insights from Ms. Frizzle and her class.  Exploring and learning with The Magic School Bus is a great way to keep kids engaged and interested.  I loved the series as a child and now I have

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