At Home Preschool, Life Skills, Printables

Months of the Year Coloring Pages

Wow! I didn't expect so much love for my 2019 coloring page. So you guys are all learning about the New Year too, huh? Next up for us was learning our months of the year. We've really loved singing along to Singing Walrus's Months song on YouTube and Spotify, which is awesome, we can listen… Continue reading Months of the Year Coloring Pages

Life Skills, Making Food

Food Storage Enchiladas (And Some Thoughts on Kids and Chores)

One of the easy meals I plunked on our cooking challenge checklist was enchiladas. Husband likes red sauce and ground beef, but since I'm trying to teach kids to cook without too much dealing with stoves or raw meat, I went ahead and taught them a recipe for white sauce chicken ones instead!
Obviously, it's not a very authentic Mexican dish, but these are the enchiladas I grew up on and I still love them. My family tends to call them "Food Storage Enchiladas" because almost every ingredient is canned and you can stock up on it for your 3 months (or year) of food storage!

Life Skills, Making Food, Parenting, Printables

The Learning to Cook Challenge

Red was staring at the blender base I'd left on the counter the other day. "I want to make something," he told me. "What did you have in mind?" I asked. Partially, I was being a super-awesome-parent and letting him have a say, not putting ideas in his brain, etc, but the other partially was… Continue reading The Learning to Cook Challenge

Life Skills, Parenting

Singing My Phone Number (Or, Helping Your Kids Memorize Anything)

Story time: The last few weeks, I've been working with Red (the four year old) on memorizing my phone number. We've done it before, and he had it down, mostly, but it just wasn't sticking. So I sang it. I made up a tune that worked and he liked it and now he can't forget… Continue reading Singing My Phone Number (Or, Helping Your Kids Memorize Anything)