Christmas with Mother Goose – Two Free Comics

Posted in Lower Elementary, Preschool, Public Domain, Reading, Upper Elementary on December 17, 2014

I have two more vintage comic books for you to download, just in time for Christmas! Enjoy these fun stories that combine the magic of Christmas with the fantasy of Mother Goose. Illustrated by Walt Kelly, who worked for Disney studios, these comics are colorful and whimsical. These comics are published by Dell who also Read More »

Baby’s Own Aesop

Posted in Kindergarten, Mythology, Preschool, Public Domain, Reading on August 4, 2013

When I was little, I had large books filled with colorful illustrations and the tales of Mother Goose and Aesop. Now, when you look in bookstores it is hard to find any books for children about those tales. This picture book has beautiful illustrations, but the text might be hard to read since it has Read More »

Toy-Making At Home

Posted in Hobbies and Crafts, Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Preschool, Public Domain on May 14, 2013

Since we couldn’t take a lot of our toys with us on our move, my kids have been discovering how to make all kinds of toys out of household items. One of their favorite pastimes is making things from our recycled materials. We have to recycle everything “clean” here – plastic bags, tubs, styrofoam, cans, Read More »

The Kewpie Primer

Posted in Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Preschool, Public Domain, Reading on May 5, 2013

A reader fun for all ages! Originally dolls, Kewpies were found in all kinds of paraphernalia during the early 1900′s. This book is full of fun illustrations you could use for coloring or clipart. The little stories and verses would make fun copywork or reading material for younger students. Download The Kewpie Primer from

The Peter Patter Book Of Nursery Rhymes

Posted in Kindergarten, Literature, Lower Elementary, Preschool, Public Domain, Reading on January 2, 2013

I think I read somewhere that most modern kids don’t hear the nursery rhymes that were staples of past generations. Ask a child today who Humpty Dumpty is and he might guess it is a new video game protagonist. But some families love reading nursery rhymes with their kids. Classical and Charlotte Mason homeschoolers are two groups I Read More »