P is for Play Dough Sensory Play

P is for Play Dough sensory play for kids. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

I am happy to have Louise of Messy Little Monster sharing with you all today. She has some really cute ideas for using play dough sensory play with your kids. This post is part of the A-Z's of Sensory Play for Kids series. Hello, I’m Louise and I am delighted to be joining in with the A-Z of Sensory Play for Kids Series I blog at “Messy Little Monster’ and I would love you to pop over to see all the crafts, activities, and adventures I get up to with my little monster Harry (3) and his baby sister Daisy (6 months). You can also find me on facebook and pinterest I am a primary school teacher and I LOVE anything arty, Harry loves … [Read more...]

Christian Science Curriculum for Homeschool

A Christian science curriculum for homeschool with a inquiry science based program. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

Growing up as a homeschool student, science was always my dreaded subject. I really disliked reading a ton of facts and just spitting the information out. The only time I enjoyed it was when I did a co-op class for Biology which was more hands-on. Now that we are going to be homeschooling our children, science is a daunting subject for me to teach. That is why I am glad to have found a Christian science curriculum for our homeschool that is very hands-on and something I can see all of us enjoying. This is a sponsored post on behalf of Kendal Hunt Publishing. I was compensated for my time and also received a copy of the curriculum to … [Read more...]

How I Use Essential Oils for Spring Cleaning

Can you use essential oils for spring cleaning? Yes, and it smells AMAZING! | www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

I will admit, I never knew that you could really use essential oils for cleaning. I had seen a few things floating around on Pinterest that alluded to the fact that you could, but never looked into it for myself. When I began our essential oil journey in January, this was one thing I was very interested in. I was in the middle of severe morning sickness (really all day sickness) from being pregnant with no. 2 and cleaning with regular cleaning products would send my nose into a frenzy. So today I am going to share how I have been using essential oils for spring cleaning, and really just cleaning in general.   One of the very … [Read more...]

O is for Oral Sensory Input

Oral Sensory Input ideas for kids. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

I am excited to have Dayna of Lemon Lime Adventures sharing with us today as part of the A-Z's of Sensory Play for Kids series. She is sharing some great oral sensory input ideas for you all. I am excited to share today about Oral Sensory Input. When we first started learning about sensory needs and supporting a healthy sensory system, we knew nothing about the importance of oral sensory input and what this could look like in all children.   What is Oral Sensory Input? Our oral system allows us to sense the world around us through our mouths. It allows us to make important decisions about our surroundings, and is responsible … [Read more...]

6 Free Easter Printables for Kids – Good Tips Tuesday #64

6 Free Easter Printables for Kids as featured on Good Tips Tuesday.

I absolutely love spring! And Easter always reminds me of spring, new life and rebirth. This week we are featuring some really fun FREE Easter printables for kids. I think your kids will love doing these great looking activities and work sheets in the next couple of weeks leading up to Easter.  6 Free Easter Printables for Kids Easter Preschool Math Pack - Organized Home, Organized School Easter Counting Mats - Living Life And Learning 4 Printable Easter Activities for Kids - Powerful Mothering Free Printable Easter Word Search - Super Heroes and Tea Cups Easter Lacing Cards - Living Life and Learning Easter Play Dough Activity Mats - … [Read more...]

N is for Nails Montessori Sensory Work Ideas

Nail montessori sensory work ideas. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

I am very excited to have Marie of Child Led Life sharing some great nails montessori sensory work ideas with you all as part of the A-Z's of Sensory Play for Kids series. These ideas are great for proprioception activities, which are one of the senses we use every day! I picked N is for Nails for my addition to this great series! Today I want to share with you some fun Montessori works you can put together for your child using nails. Nails, screws, and pushpins are inherently dangerous, so please be sure to supervise your child as he/she works through these very rewarding Montessori works. Nails In Wood Materials Needed: piece of … [Read more...]