Writing

Using the SPIRAL Method To Edit Your Writing

I use a quick method to edit my blog posts and my book called the SPIRAL method. I’d love to teach it to you today. You probably know a lot of these already, but check out this post just in case. What does SPIRAL stand for? S – Spellcheck P – Punctuation I – Insert… Continue reading Using the SPIRAL Method To Edit Your Writing

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Printables

Adventurous Alex: Off to the Zoo I Spy Free Printable

Well hello there and a very happy Friday to you! I have a double freebie in store for you today, if that sounds good then continue reading this post. First up is an Adventurous Alex: Off to the Zoo I Spy worksheet: Off To The Zoo I Spy This printable aims to encourage children to… Continue reading Adventurous Alex: Off to the Zoo I Spy Free Printable

Parenting · Recipes

How to Make Two Ingredient Fake Sand for Sensory Play

  My son has taken a liking to play dough and regular pizza dough. If you are looking for an easy sensory play activity for your child that you can make at home, you'll enjoy this recipe.  It looks like sand, without the grittiness. Some people call it Cloud Dough, I call it Fake Sand.… Continue reading How to Make Two Ingredient Fake Sand for Sensory Play

Printables

Free Printable Fruit Subtraction Worksheet

Well hello there! Welcome back. I hope you enjoyed yesterday's fruit addition worksheet. Today's printable is the follow up, as promised. Click the blue link below to download and print your PDF version of this printable. This worksheet aims to reinforce basic subtraction skills. Instructions: Your child can cross out the number that is subtracted… Continue reading Free Printable Fruit Subtraction Worksheet

Printables

Free Printable Fruit Addition Worksheet

Another day, another free printable. This one is a fruit addition worksheet for your kids to practice their counting skills. All they have to do is count the number of fruits in each grid and enter the total. Fruit Addition Worksheet Click the blue link above to download and print the PDF. I'll be sharing… Continue reading Free Printable Fruit Addition Worksheet

Printables

Free Printable Food Patterns Worksheet

Thank God it's Friday, amirite? This feels like the longest week of my life, but I made it through and now I'm going to share another free printable with you. Today's printable is a cut and paste pattern recognition worksheet. All your kids have to do is cut the picture from the grid below and… Continue reading Free Printable Food Patterns Worksheet

Writing

Self Motivation – The Key to Self Publishing Success

Writing and publishing can be quite a lonely road. It’s just you and your ideas. There’s no boss cracking the whip or deadline looming. Are you motivated to start and finish your book? Do you push yourself to get the job done? As a writer you need to be self-motivated and tenacious. Are you going… Continue reading Self Motivation – The Key to Self Publishing Success