Category Archives for Kids Party Ideas

Skating Through Life

Skating Through Lifeby Jen Holmstrom Around the Holidays we look for seasonal activities. One of the best activities for colder days is skating; roller or ice. Both roller skating and ice skating are fun and perfect for the season. And both have their educational properties!  You can research the many types of sports involved with skating. […]

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The Jelly Belly Factory

The Jelly Belly Factory  by Jen Holmstrom Crushed Pineapple, Blueberry, Island Punch, and Toasted Marshmallow. Do these flavors peak your interest? They should, because these are some of the most popular Jelly Belly flavors. If you have a sweet tooth like I do, you might be interested in knowing that there are two Jelly Belly […]

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Last Minute Christmas Activities for Groups

Stumped on what to do with your homeschool group this year?  Did your volunteers fall short or get too busy to plan?  It’s not too late to put something together – here’s some great ideas for groups or families: Bookmark

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Photo Puzzles

Puzzle Me a Picture! What would happen if you take two things that people love, photos and jigsaw puzzles, and mix them together? You would get an invitation, gift, or party game that no one could resist and everyone will love. Photo jigsaw puzzles are easy to create and will leave a lasting memory time […]

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Yummy Chocolate Unit Study

This time of year, as we ponder all the yummy treats that will pass by our eyes, one in particular comes to mind – CHOCOLATE! Have you ever wondered how chocolate is made?  How it came to be?  Who decided that the little cacao bean should become something so delectable?  Did you know that chocolate […]

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Homegrown Preschoolers

Is the thought of homeschooling preschool daunting for you? Here at Home Education Council of America, we get a constant flood of inquiries about teaching preschool.  And we've got to say that the many philosophies and methods can be as varied as the individual personalities of children themselves! So where do you start?  How do […]

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