Getting hands on with math: A Review of Exploring Creation with Mathematics from Apologia

Apologia math review

We have been through so many different math curriculum options over the years. I have been looking for a homeschool math curriculum that included short lessons, hands on activities, an easy parent guide, and a physical workbook for my kids to work in for years. I had only found curriculum that included a few of these requirements…until I found Apologia math curriculum, Exploring Creation with Mathematics. It fits all of my “must haves” list and I’m so excited to finally have a math that I love using!

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Learning About Math Through Picture Books

Learning about Math through Picture Books

I love finding unique ways to include picture books in our homeschool. A friend of mine recently asked if I would ever create a math curriculum and my immediate response was, “I won’t touch math with a ten foot pole!” Then I started thinking of all of the amazing math themed stories out there and my tune changed immediately. Math and language arts can certainly be tied together in a beautiful way, so this free Rabbit Trails through Literature lesson all about measurement was born! Have a great time learning math through picture books with this free lesson.

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Summer Reading Book Ideas- Children’s Books to Read in June

summer reading june book ideas for kids

Summer is here and that means summer reading! Dig out the books and get to reading with your children. Most of us have either finished school and are on break or have relaxed our schedule which means that there’s more time to lay a blanket outside and read together as a family! Here is a great list summer reading book ideas, starting with children’s books to read in June, including books about summer, Father’s Day, and Juneteenth!

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