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Kids and Caffeine

By JustMommies

Once upon a time – not that very long ago, actually – it was almost unheard of for children to drink coffee. Nowadays, it’s common practice for teens to go for coffee after school – and even more common for them to gulp down cans of high-caffeine soda and energy drinks, many specifically marketed to young consumers. That’s a lot of caffeine. » Read more

Vikings Unit Study

In this unit study you will learn about Leif Erikson, Erik the Red and the Vikings. You will also learn some basic geography including latitude and longitude and directional terms. You will learn how to use a map and make some maps of your own. You will get to dress up like a Viking, build a Viking long house, make your own Viking games and more. » Read more

What Can You Do If Your Child Has Trouble Reading?

By Nancy Da Silva Your child dreads reading time at school and runs screaming in the opposite direction if you suggest sitting down and reading a story together. If your child is well past the age where he should be adept at reading and yet still has great difficulty, what could be the reason? » Read more

Spelling Rules

Below is a list of some of the most common spelling rules. Learning spelling these spelling rules will help you to become a better speller. Although there are exceptions to the rules, the majority of the words in the English language do follow these simple spelling rules. » Read more

Phonics Worksheets

Here are some printable worksheets to help your child work on his phonics. Just click on the pictures below and print! » Read more

Easy Reading Worksheets

Use our easy reading worksheets to help your child practice reading words with short vowel sounds. » Read more

Beginning Consonant Sounds Worksheets

Here are some printable worksheets to help your child work on learning her beginning consonant sounds. Just click on the pictures below and print! » Read more

My Animal Journal

Learn about animals with your child. Have your child keep an animal journal to keep track of interesting information about each animal. Print out our animal journal here. Animal Journal » Read more

Addition Carrying Worksheets

Here are some printable worksheets to help your child work on learning to use carrying in addition. Just click on the pictures below and print! » Read more

50 US States and Capitals

Use our printable flash cards to help your child learn the 50 US states and capitals. » Read more