Resources for the New Homeschool Mom – with a new video!

When I was a brand spankin’ new homeschool mama, I was pretty overwhelmed.  And exhausted. My oldest was starting Kindergarten, and I also had a 3 year old, and a 16-month old. And my #4 was due in November. It was an extremely busy season in my life. I think back to those early years […]

Hey Diddle Diddle Nursery Rhyme Packet

Finally – we’re to the end of the nursery rhymes for this week! Hey Diddle, Diddle is a nursery rhyme that all children enjoy.  It’s lilting rhythm and silly phrases make it fun to say over and over! Even though Hey Diddle Diddle is often associated with toddlers and young preschoolers, make sure you don’t […]

Little Miss Muffet Nursery Rhyme Packet

We’re on the fourth day of nursery rhymes here at Mama’s!  And today’s rhyme is an oldie but goodie: Little Miss Muffet! My little girls (almost 5 and 6 1/2) have done bits and pieces of this nursery rhyme packet as I’ve put it together, but we’ve yet to have a complete Little Miss Muffet […]

Our Favorite Books About Christopher Columbus

While we don’t study Christopher Columbus each year, we do read several books on Columbus Day. (We study Christopher Columbus in depth using our history curriculum, which is on a 4-year cycle.) Today I’m sharing my favorite Christopher Columbus books, so go check them out from your library! Learn all about the man who thought […]

Baa Baa Black Sheep Nursery Rhyme Packet

I hope you’re loving this Nursery Rhyme week here at Mama’s Learning Corner.  I sure am, because nursery rhymes are some of my favorite unit studies to do with my children! They never grow old and will be remembered for a lifetime! How do I know? Because my own mother read and recited many nursery […]

Christopher Columbus Coloring Pages

Even though we’re in the middle of Nursery Rhyme Week here at Mama’s Learning Corner, I thought we would take a quick diversion into the world of coloring pages! Since Columbus Day is quickly upon us, I wanted a few coloring pages for my littlest girls to work on next week. Christopher Columbus Coloring Pages […]

Polly Put the Kettle On Nursery Rhyme Packet

This week is all about Nursery Rhymes here at Mama’s Learning Corner! So fire up your printers, and let’s get moving on today’s packet: Polly Put the Kettle On. I’m not sure if it’s the repetition of this rhyme, or that it’s just plain fun to say, but both of my little girls squealed in […]

Jack and Jill Nursery Rhyme Packet

This is going to be such a fun week!  Each day, I’m publishing a new nursery rhyme packet! Today, we’re starting off with Jack and Jill – a favorite! Jack and Jill Nursery Rhyme Packet Last year, I published a nursery rhyme packet that many of you loved. I wanted to make it even better […]

Teach Your Children Nursery Rhymes! (plus a new video!)

My children and I have always loved nursery rhymes. In a time of electronics and over-committed schedules, I believe it’s more important than ever to teach your children nursery rhymes! Nursery Rhymes connect us to a more simple way of life. They expose my children to vocabulary they wouldn’t naturally encounter (ex: ‘Jack fell down […]

Pumpkin Cutting Pages

It is Pumpkin Season!  And that means my children and I will study pumpkins for the next several weeks and I can’t wait! And because my children and I love to study pumpkins, I made a set of pumpkin cutting practice for my littlest learner to practice her scissor skills. Since she’s almost 5, these are […]

How I Plan Our Homeschool Week (with a new video!)

Woo hoo!  It’s the beginning of the week and that means I’m back with a new video! This week, I am sharing how I plan our homeschool week. Because so many completed the reader survey, I am able to determine which topics you’d most like to hear about.  Homeschool planning topped the list! (There’s still […]