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Science Fair Fun

This particular blog today is all about homeschooling/education. I think I am more excited about the upcoming science fair than the kids!

Beginning of March marks the first “fair” we will be a part of as a family of homeschoolers.How amazing it is that I can include our Kinder, Gr. 3 and Gr.4 kids all in one project! The topic? Our Solar System.

All about our Solar System- galaxies, sun, stars, moons and planets. May the force be with us!

Ahem, we may or may not have had the pleasure recently of watching the newest ‘Star Wars- The Force Awakens’ movie ūüôā

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Fun with Eric Carle

¬†I have not come across one person as of yet who is not familiar with ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ by Eric Carle.

As a kid I remember the magic¬†I felt¬†as my imagination soared while looking at those bright colorful pictures in Eric Carle’s books and the tales they spun. Our children¬†are now¬†experiencing the same thing. I would like to keep that magic alive!


So, if you are looking for some fun crafts and activities to go with The Very Hungry Caterpillar book, here are a few to get you started- I know my kids are going to love these!

Necklace craft by Buggy and Buddy


The-Very-Hungry-Caterpillar-Sight-Word-Game from Playdough to Plato


Caterpillar to butterfly craft by Mama Smiles


There are many, many more activities out there on the web, in fact I found this fabulous blog that already has an immense amount of Eric Carle’s ‘Hungry Caterpillar’ activities on it and would love to share it with you- The ultimate list of Eric Carle activities¬†by Teaching Mama. Check it out for yourself!

Another book of Eric Carle’s I would like to get my hands on is ‘The very grouchy ladybug’. With summer pretty much here we see these¬†guys frequently!


In fact I have a great activity and learning games complete package in one easy download if your interested from Homeschool Share Рgrouchy_ladybug_complete package. Included in that package are learning activities, counting games, matching and science fun.


I have a feeling you will be seeing more posts on Eric Carle’s collection over the summer time, as we have yet to read ‘The Tiny Seed’ a great book to go along with our gardening!

Enjoy the sunshine everyone, it is a beautiful day ūüôā

(I thought this scripture in 2 Corinthians most fitting to go along with the theme of metamorphosis!)

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

2 Corinthians 5:17

Spring time free printables for kids

Finally! Spring is HERE. With April around the corner it is time to bring out the fun stuff.

I have searched the web high and low and have collected a few tried and true learning activities for the kids! Lets get right to them…

Fun on the Farm. Preschoolers practice cutting, gluing, puzzles and match ups. This package is awesome for 3-5 year olds –farmClick HERE¬†to download your pack!

More from this website check out this link-

Spring time brings Showers, here is a game called RainShowers- a consonant blend game …


Click HERE to download this game

For more fun where this game is from check out this link-

Here is one the kids will love, maybe not the parents so much, ha! All about bugs pack!


Click HERE to go to the website and download your bug pack.

Lets also throw in some fun play-dough mats for Spring and Easter!

playdoh mats

Click HERE to download these creative mats, laminate for more durability if you wish!

And some gardening Play-dough mats-


Click HERE and HERE to download these pages.

My tots have also been really enthused with Bubble Guppies and Dora lately, so I downloaded a spring pack of coloring sheets and connect the dots of Nick Jr. you can click on this link to go directly to their website and get yours-

I hope you all have fun with these activities and learning games as we are! Enjoy the rest of your weekend…

till next time, Amber.


Joanna Eggs


“These are NOT Joanna eggs!”

Anyone who has ever seen ‘The Rescuers Down Under’ knows exactly the character/lizard being referenced to!

Boy oh boy, do we have a Joanna in the house. With Easter fast approaching, the egg phenomena has been intensified. Our children have been thrilled playing with all the colorful plastic eggs I pulled out a few days ago, along with their Easter baskets as they ‘practice’ their egg hunting skills. 102049238.jpg.rendition.largest

It has definitely been a great past time, keeping them all busy. I am talking hours upon hours of ‘hunting’. There is much fun to be had in spring, with new life and new growth¬†(a favorite time of mine to reflect on Jesus’ gift to us).

Back to the eggs…¬†A¬†much loved¬†breakfast food at our house is eggs on toast. We have a certain 2 year old who has a fascination¬†with eggs. They may as well be eagle eggs, and she-¬†the lizard. Here is where the ‘Joanna’ comes in…

For as long as I can remember our certain Miss S has loved eggs- whether I am baking, whether I am trying to fry eggs on the stove, or simply have them sitting in the fridge- tucked away in the carton. They are NEVER safe.

This morning for instance, whilst we were all snuggled¬†among the comfy pillows on the couch in our living room, my coffee in one hand,¬†going over our English lesson with the olders and¬†enjoying¬†the story to go along with it, I look over¬†my shoulder and¬†have quite a sight to see.¬†Within 2 minutes ¬†Miss S who was supposed to be watching our life saving ‘Dora the explorer’, was instead mixing up eggs. Raw eggs. Multiple raw eggs. On the floor. On the chair. On the table. On the wall (say what?!) I know… I now have officially changed her middle name to Joanna, which suits just nicely. It has a nice ring to it too, when I am using my ‘firm mommy voice’. The even better part? She answers to it…


So now I am on the hunt for some ‘eggtastic’ activities to go along with this newfound love of eggs. One example to go along with Easter is to color a hard boiled egg with permanent marker and then¬†try washing it off- it is impossible.¬†We (and our sin)¬†represent the ‘stained’ outside of the egg. Once you peel off the outer shell- all becomes white again and looks completely new, but is changed. A great visual around Easter for kids to grasp this precious gift. I also found these great printables of decorated colorful Easter eggs with scripture verses on them, along with a pocket you can fold and glue to hold them all in. Click on the links below for these ‘Eggtastic’ Scripture verses-




Also, if you are looking for some great worksheets for Good Friday and Easter Sunday coming up here is a good one (2 pages) –


Thanks for reading my blog and I hope you all have a great weekend, with that I will leave you until next time!


But he said to me, ‚ÄúMy grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.‚ÄĚ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

2 Corinthians 12:9