- I'm Julie, the Creekside Momma. I homeschool my 7 and 5 year olds while my toddler hurls Matchbox cars at my head. I blog to stay sane. Thanks for stopping by. Sorry the house is a wreck.
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The Creekside Kids
Firefly, he’s 7.
The Queen Bee, she’s 5.
Love Bug, he’s 3.
Category Archives: Early Elementary Years
The Phoenicians used a certain type of snail from the sea, in a particularly stinky process, to extract minute amounts of purple dye. The dye was used to color fabric, usually made into clothing for royalty, since the dye was … Continue reading
Next up in our ancient history studies is Ancient Phoenicia (Chapter 15 in Story of the World, if you’re following along). The ancient Phoenicians lived in Canaan, what is now modern day Lebanon. They were accomplished traders for their time, … Continue reading
I have so many fun things planned for the Creekside kiddos and, of course, I’ll be posting them on the blog, but here’s a sneak preview. My kindergarten-aged daughter, The Queen Bee, adores her favorite story characters, so I’ve been … Continue reading
As one year comes to a close and another one begins, we’ve begun to plan some activities to celebrate and learn about 2012. For my newly-turned 3 year old, we will begin teaching him what New Year’s eve is all … Continue reading
We are going to start this week off with The Gingerbread Man by Jim Aylesworth. I made these picture cards: These are mainly sight words for my kindergarten-aged daughter but you can bet her older and younger brothers will want … Continue reading
Our books: All of the links for these crafts can be found on my Pinterest Thanksgiving board. Linking up with: