Homemade gifts using essential oils

Homemade Bath Salts

Last week I had so much fun planning and hosting an essential oil Make and Take party! We learned a little about essential oils, made lip balm, vapor rub and bath salts! With just a few key ingredients you can easily make a myriad of homemade skincare products. I try to always have beeswax, Coconut Oil and shea butter on hand-- plus my essential oils. With just those ingredients I can make lip balm, foot bars/hard lotion bars, baby lotion, vapor rub, insect repellent and more. I love to make homemade gifts using essential oils! ¬†Here's what we made: Homemade Lip Balm Our Make and … [Read More...]

Learning About the Southeast United States

Learning About the Southeastern United States

Over the past few weeks my co-op class has been learning about the Southeast United States. Each class we do basic review of continents and regions of the United States. I try to mix in as many learning styles as possible into each class session. … [Read More...]

Gee’s Bend Quilts Coloring Pages

Gee's Bend Quilts Coloring Page

I have such respect for quilters! I know that so much time, planning and heart go into making a quilt. When preparing¬†for the Southeast region geography study, I came across an awesome story about Gee's Bend quilts and their quilting bee history. … [Read More...]

Learning about the Northeast Region of the U.S.

Learning about the northeast region of the United States

We learned about the Northeast region of the United States during the 3rd and 4th week of our geography class. Introducing the Northeast Region of the United States I realized that my young students (K-2nd) didn't really know what the 5 regions … [Read More...]

Fall Art Resources

Fall Art Resources

I don't always do the best at incorporating arts and crafts into our schedule, but I have found two resources that make it super easy for me to do so! Both require minimal materials and preparation-- and my kids love to do them! Draw Write Now … [Read More...]

Night of the Moonjellies

Night of the Moonjellies book activities

I had heard of Night of the Moonjellies from all my Five In a Row friends, but it took me years to actually read it. I'm not sure why I waited so long! We recently incorporated this book into our geography study of the 50 States with my K-2nd co-op … [Read More...]