Reviews

Minted for the Holidays

Minted for the Holidays

It’s hard to believe that December is almost a week old! Have you finished your holiday cards? Me neither! Minted to the rescue! Throughout the years I’ve gone in many directions with our holiday cards: inexpensive photo cards, handmade cards and even a holiday email. It is so rare to get real, physical mail nowadays.(…)

Fruit Sorting & Patterning with Free Printables

Fruit Sorting & Patterning with Free Printables

When I switched to Montessori-style homeschool for Jax at the beginning of the summer, Jax’s aunt and uncle kindly offered to purchase some educational supplies for him. They chose some items off his wishlist, and chose some others themselves.   One educational toy they sent was Learning Resources Super Sorting Pie. This little fruit pie(…)

Toddler App Review – Gappy’s First Words

Toddler App Review – Gappy’s First Words

It was perfect timing when we received a copy of Spinlight’s new phonics app Gappy’s First Words. I had just decided to start using Montessori methods full time for Jax’s homeschooling, and was switching from memorizing the alphabet to teaching letter sounds and empowering him to read and spell on his own. (Should I start(…)

Loving It – Sewing With Felt

Loving It – Sewing With Felt

I’ve totally fallen in love with sewing with felt since starting my quiet book project. You know that feeling when you try out a new craft and it just feels right? That.     Our current budget only allows me to get cheapy ¢25 felt sheets from the craft store and design my own patterns,(…)