I’d visioned it to be a place in the house where Pari and I would stop by any time we just felt like giving an outlet to our thoughts – in the form of words, doodles, zentangle, poems – whatever.

Inspiring tips on incorporating AROMA when designing learning spaces for the children in our lives...

A great way to get those kinesthetic learners learning and moving. While students sing the song, they shake the same body part.

Living Math! History lessons

Help preschoolers learn to tell time with this easy and inexpensive visual exercise: http://carrotsareorange.com/learning-time/

I see value in adding this in ADDITION to school. Which I know is beside the point. Living Without School (Unschooling): Seeing value in what children want to learn. Read our story, reasoning and experiences...

Living and Learning: Charlotte Mason Weekly Planning

Encourage motivated learning with a Wonder Wall.

13 awesome sight word apps for kids learning to read

A wonderful idea: Life size human body project.

Great article about the purpose of whining and how to deal with it

Love these FREE learning packs from This Reading Mama! Now all in one place - so convenient!

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Chevron Themed Parts of Speech Posters. Perfect to decorate your walls and bulletin boards. $

{Sight Word Bingo} Mastering these words is an important part of learning how to read. *free printable

Sight Words: When They Just Don’t Stick ~ understanding the development of word learning... This is a MUST read post with great ideas!

A huge list of sight word activities that your kids will love because they are fun and don’t seem like learning!

Sight word practice on the stairs - a fun hands on learning approach to learn sight words.

I am so excited to have Annie Riechmann with us today to launch a full week dedicated to creating playful spaces for the children in our lives!