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educational

fall books for kids
autumneducationalkidsthanksgiving

Now that it is November, we’re quite dug into fall.  For many of you, autumn is everywhere.  The leaves have changed color and now decorate the ground, big leafy piles ready for little feet to jump into.  Well here in the desert, it still looks the same.  Palm trees don’t

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new york pop-up book
bookbookseducationalkidsschoolschool at home

We’ve got a passion for books in this house and I love to add fuel to the fire!  My oldest has just begun 2nd grade today (yeay!) and as a congratulations, I handed her a bundle of educational yet fun new books from Candlewick Press, one being a Pop-Up New

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electrical wizard nikola tesla book review
bookbookseducationalschool at home

As a homeschool mom, I get really excited about educational books, especially those scientific or historical in nature.  My first grader is really interested in the whys and hows, and since I am a far cry from a scientist, I turn to books that she can understand.  Here are a

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mama built a little nest review
bookbookseastereducationalspring

Welcome to Spring!  I absolutely adore spring here in the desert — it is quite perfect.  We are outside all day enjoying the weather before summer swoops in and boils us with its 120 degree heat!  It is a great season to really experience nature.  Instilling love and respect for

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stone giant michelangelo's david book review
educationalkidsschool at home

I’m a homeschool mom so I look to make every facet of our day educational.  What I’ve learned from homeschooling my young daughter is that kids LOVE to LEARN, but dislike formal worksheets (though sometimes they are just necessary).  Maybe it’s just my girl, but she forces me to get

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#talkreadsing
bookbookseducationalkidsschool at home

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of First 5 California via Burst Media. The opinions and text are all mine. I’m a homeschooler, so I am very well aware of the importance of early learning. Those first 5 years are the most critical in any child’s

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Plan Toys Bowling
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For the past six years now, PlanToys has been one of my top favorite toy manufacturers. I’m a sucker for wooden toys. They’re green, cute and I like to picture my future grandchildren playing with the same toys their mom’s played with as kids. For over 30 years, PlanToys has

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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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