Tech Tuesday - Top 10 Apps for K-3

Tech Tuesday: Top 10 Apps for K-3

We are a digital family and when it comes to apps for learning, we’re happy to download.  While we always look for …

Freebie Friday - Lilly's Crown Craft for Kids - Dress like Lilly from Kevin Henkes' Lilly and the Purple Plastic Purse

Freebie Friday Party: Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse Crown Craft

One of our very favorite book characters is Lilly from Kevin Henkes’ books.  From Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse to Chester’s Way, Lilly …

Why It's Important to Read to Your Child Every Day - Don't let the bedtime reading routine slip as they get older, folks!

3 Reasons Why It’s Important to Read to Your Child Every Day

At the beginning of life, your child experiences the world through his basic senses. One of the strongest is definitely hearing. There …

7 Snow Lesson Plan Ideas for Preschoolers ~ MamaTeaches.com

7 Snow Lesson Plan Ideas for Preschool

Preschoolers are practicing the foundational skills they’ll use for the rest of their lives. Snow themed activities are an entertaining way to …

7 Must-Have Apps for Middle Schoolers and Tweens ~ MamaTeaches.com

Tech Tuesday: 7 Must-Have Apps for Middle Schoolers

Getting and keeping the attention of middle school age kids is tough!  These preteens aren’t engaged by rudimentary games and scoff at …

Weekly Menu Printable -Seafoam and Gold - Freebie Friday on MamaTeaches.com

Freebie Friday Party: Weekly Menu Printable

Like your family, ours is on a budget when it comes to groceries each week.  With three growing kids, mama, it can …

Homeschool STEM - How to Make Snow Science Experiment for Kids

Homeschool STEM: How to Make Snow Science Experiment

This week in the Wild Weather class I’m teaching, we’re learning about blizzards and other wild winter weather.  So, it only seemed …

10 Children's Books About Snow and Winter

10 Must-Read Snow and Winter Children’s Books

Winter can bring about the doldrums and make even the most enthusiastic kiddos slightly glum. Instead of focusing on the darkness of …

5 Groundhog Day Activities for Preschoolers - MamaTeaches.com

5 Groundhog Day Lessons for Preschool

  Groundhog Day is an annual event where the famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil (a fellow Pennsylvanian!) emerges from his burrow on February …

FREEBIE FRIDAY: Shh! I'm Reading Door Hanger Printable ~ MamaTeaches.com

Freebie Friday Party: Shh! I’m Reading Door Hangers Printable

The other day I knocked on my son’s bedroom door, thinking that he was playing Minecraft, but only to discover he was …

Why is the Sky BLUE? Science Experiment ~ MamaTeaches.com

Why is the Sky Blue Science Experiment

Have you ever wondered why the sky looks blue?  In this Why is the Sky Blue science experiment, little learners can see …

My Mother's Heart ~ MamaTeaches.com

My Mother’s Heart

A strange thing is happening as I get older.  I look in the mirror each day and see less and less of …

Great new chore chart! The Chore Pie Challenge Printable at MamaTeaches.com's Freebie Friday Party

Freebie Friday Party: Chore Pie Challenge

Welcome to another week of the Freebie Friday Party!  Check out the Mama Teaches’ Freebie and then scroll down to find more …

Color Changing Celery Science Experiment for Kids - MamaTeaches.com

Color Changing Celery Experiment

Science rocks and most children are naturally drawn to experimenting, building, and inquiring.  There’s just something wondrous about learning why things happen …

How Long Does a Homeschool Day Last - A look at one family's homeschool day. MamaTeaches.com

How Long Does a Homeschool Day Last?

When we first started homeschooling, I was stuck in my “classroom teacher” mindset.  People would ask, “So, how long does a typical …

Healthy Hair Spray with Young Living Essential Oils - MamaTeaches.com

Healthy Hair Spray

Even though we homeschool, I have a major fear of anything less than healthy hair.  When the youngest performed in the Nutcracker …

Freebie Friday Party -Reading BINGO Game Printable from MamaTeaches.com

Freebie Friday Party: Book BINGO Printable

Welcome to the Mama Teaches’ Freebie Friday Party!  Check out this week’s free book BINGO printable and then scroll down to find …

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Wishing You a Blessed Christmas

As you prepare for Christmas this week, I send to you the warmest wishes for a beautiful holiday.  I hope you have …

Mama Teaches Freebie Friday 2015 Goal Setting Printable for Kids and the Freebie Friday Party

Freebie Friday Party: 2015 Goal Setting Printable for Kids

Two weeks from today (TWO weeks!) we will already be into the second day of 2015. Where has the year gone?!  While …

How to Keep Track of Your Child's Homeschool Progress - Homeschool portfolio tips and tricks to make the end of the school year much easier. MamaTeaches.com

3 Tips for Keeping Track of Homeschool Progress

One of the most daunting things about homeschooling, no matter how long you’ve been doing it, is keeping track of your child’s …

Homeschool STEM - Potato Battery Clocks are a great way to explore batteries and electrochemical reactions. Read more at MamaTeaches.com

Homeschool STEM Time! Make an Easy Potato Clock

Science activities are some of the best gifts you can give homeschoolers…at least according to their moms. So, when Super G got …

Homeschool Tech Tuesday - Planets App is a free app for iOS and Android that helps with constellation identification and more! This is the Globe view. - MamaTeaches.com

Homeschool Tech Tuesday: Planets App

There’s something magical about a winter sky.  I’m not sure if it’s how crisp everything looks against the darkened sky or the …

The Day I Failed As A Homeschool Mom - MamaTeaches.com

I Fear I Am Failing as a Homeschool Mom

I had been, as usual, stretched too thin.  Work obligations, household chores, and health issues were taking their toll.  I couldn’t sleep, …

Friday Freebie - Printable Christmas Gift Tags from MamaTeaches.com

Friday Freebie: Printable Christmas Gift Tags

Christmas is almost here and the gift wrapping is in full swing.  Since I consistently forget to get gift tags when I’m …