Six Skills Children Learn When Cooking

Stirring meatballs on the stove

Do your kids help in the kitchen?  Have you thought about all the different skills you are teaching your kids when cooking together?   Obviously, learning to make food for themselves (and hopefully the whole family) is one, but they can also strengthen their fine-motor, direction following, math, reading, science, and safety skills!  In fact, if … Continue reading Six Skills Children Learn When Cooking

Phonics-Based Sets of Easy Readers Your Child Will Want to Read

Reading an easy to decode early reader

Do you have trouble finding easy readers that have words your child can sound out?  I talked in Our Favorite Homeschool Reading Curriculum about how my youngest son has a visually processing disorder and had to use a very phonics based program to learn to read.  It was a long time before he started to … Continue reading Phonics-Based Sets of Easy Readers Your Child Will Want to Read