- 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: literature-based learning
We love the book Chrysanthemum, by Kevin Henkes and we just did a week of fun activities to go along with this terrific book. Chrysanthemum is a mouse who grows up loving her unique name—until she goes to school. The … 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
I have a 5 year old daughter who loves all things ballet. Thus, the idea for Angelina Ballerina Week. I packed Mommy’s Book Bag with some Angelina supplies: a stack of Angelina books, by Katherine Holabird, and a little Angelina … Continue reading
Stellaluna isn’t a Halloween story, but Halloween is a great time of year to read it. Think of all the bat decorations you may already own or could buy from the dollar store. Perfect for acting out the story of … Continue reading
I wanted to do an easy, spidery craft with the kids, using what we had around the house, rather than making yet another trip to the craft store. They’re getting to know me there, and it feels kind of like … Continue reading
It all started with a list of plays at a local community theatre. I let the kids each pick a couple that they would like to attend over the next year and my 5 year old daughter picked Lilly’s Purple … Continue reading