educational tips

Skip Counting Songs – Multiply by 6 or 7

Here are the next songs in our Skip Counting series.  My eight-year-old 3rd grader just finished the 7’s song and she can’t wait to pass of her 7’s times tables today.  When I say she’s excited, she was actually jumping up and down at the idea of doing her math, and that, ladies and gentlemen, […] Read more…

Sight Words Games – The fun way to do Homework!

My cute kindergartner and I continue our plan to make homework awesome.  She’s the kid that came out jumping, and she hasn’t really stopped moving since.  Each week she gets a list of sight words to memorize, and we are working to make the process and fun as possible.  Keeping her interested in reviewing the […] Read more…

Someone told me about it, and now I’m telling you.  Get out and spread the word, because LeapFrog has created something amazing.  Letter Factory is a 35 minute miracle.  Here’s the story.  Tad and his family visit the Letter factory where Professor Quigley is teaching the letters their sounds preparing them to go in a […] Read more…