Winter personification

This post contains affiliate links. Read our full disclosure policy. ON frosty days, have you ever referred to winter as “harsh,” “kind,” or even “fickle”? This week...

Publishing with flap books

Publishing with flap books

Manila file folders are the darling of both teachers and homeschool moms, who love to turn these ordinary, commonplace office staples into all sorts of fun projects...

Make an ABC book

Make an ABC book

Do your older children have a hard time thinking of what to give a younger sibling for a birthday or Christmas gift? Why not encourage them to create a scrapbook-style (or...

Writing for an audience

Writing for an audience

Intrinsic motivation means children write without any additional outside incentive. No bribes. No treats. No money. But the truth is that few children are motivated by the...

Make a story pocket

Publish Your Child’s Stories  ONE OF the most encouraging and rewarding experiences for a young author is to see her work published. As a second and third grader, I...