DIY Gigantic Wall Map for State Study

One day at the library, we came across this book called Heroes of Ohio: : 23 True Tales of Courage and Character. If you can locate a book like this for your state, please do! It brought great pride to us as Ohioans and really showed us just how much history was …

DIY United States Magnets

Real Simple had this really cute idea to refurbish an old United States wooden puzzle into a magnetic United States wooden puzzle for the refrigerator. I found this idea at the perfect time last year – cycle 3 of Classical Conversations was just beginning and we were studying states and capitals. …

LEGO Periodic Table of Elements

A Periodic Table of Elements made with LEGO Bricks To create this table you will need 11 different colors of 2 x 2 bricks. Color 1 – 7 bricks (non-metals, green on our table) Color 2 – 6 bricks (alkali metals, dark gray on our table) Color 3 – 6 …

LEGO Math for Elementary School

Math for elementary age students involves learning addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, telling time, fractions, graphing and lots of memorizing. Unfortunately, somewhere in the middle of all these symbols and numbers, many children come to the conclusion that they just hate math. The secret to helping children learn to love math …

Pi Day = March 14 = 3.14

That picture above cracks me up. Gotta love what you find on Pinterest! March 14th is Pi Day. Not Pie Day, but Pi Day. Why is Pi Day celebrated around the world on March 14th? March 14…3/14…3.14…get it?  Pretty neat huh! If you would like to learn more about Pi you …

Inside My Head

Inside My Head: an activity for kids That is my son’s head, full of all the wonderful things he thinks of on a daily basis…Legos, robots, soup, chess, cookies, slime… This was relatively easy to do, all that is needed is: a piece of white paper a piece of colored …

Solids, Liquids, and Gases

Everything within God’s great creation is made of molecules. His first action in His divine plan of human creation was to give us a home. A nice solid planet. He filled our planet with this glorious liquid called water, and surrounded it with a clean and clear gas called oxygen. …