Summer Reading Round-Up at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Summer Reading Round-Up!

Most kids love the Wild West and stories of Cowboys, Indians, and moving west. What better topic to focus on for summer reading! We’re continuing the 10 Days of Wholesome Books for Summer Reading series today with our Summer Reading Round-Up! There are so many topics that you could delve into, including: Daniel Boone and the Wilderness Road Louisiana Purchase […]

30 Wholesome Books for Elementary Kids at LifeInTheNerddom.com

30 Wholesome Books for Elementary Kids

It can be a little scary when children begin reading books on their own. You’re not sure what content they are picking up from the library shelves, and there are a great many books available to them that aren’t appropriate for their growing minds. That’s why I’m giving you this list of 30 of our favorite wholesome books for elementary […]

25 Wholesome Picture Books for Your Family at LifeInTheNerddom.com

25 Wholesome Picture Books for Your Family

Finding wholesome picture books to read with your children shouldn’t be a chore. Unfortunately, it can be. There are so many children’s books that contain very questionable content these days! I am often shocked at the political agendas that are addressed even at the picture book level. But that’s another post for another day. Today I’m sharing our top 25 […]

10 Days of Wholesome Summer Reading @ LifeInTheNerddom.com

10 Days of Wholesome Books for Summer Reading

Do you want your children to read wholesome books filled with inspiring characters worthy of emulating? Do you worry about what your children are reading and feel like you need to preview their books (especially older kids), but you just can’t find the time? If so, then you’ll want to join me over the next two weeks as I bring […]

Free Guitar Lessons for Beginners and Kids

Over the years my kids have expressed an interest in learning several different instruments – guitar, piano, ukelele, recorder, violin…just to name a few! I quickly found that private lessons can get very expensive! It’s frustrating to hand over so much money only to have your kid come to you weeks later and announce they are no longer interested in […]

The World of Roald Dahl Unit Study

Roald Dahl was more than just a children’s book author, though he was arguably one of the best that ever laid pen to paper. But did you know that he was also an ace fighter pilot, adventurous backpacker, art collector, and medical inventor? This post contains referral links for your convenience. For more information, please see my policies page. Thanks! […]

Our Favorites for Teaching Science with YouTube

Teaching science with YouTube is a great way to make science both interesting and entertaining, especially for kids who are a bit reluctant to believe that science can actually be fun!   Teaching Science with YouTube We love supplementing our science units with videos and YouTube has an abundant selection of quality content to choose from. We’ve used many over […]

FREE Journal All Year Writing Prompts

Writing is not a favorite subject in the Nerddom. In fact, we loathe it. We have more stress over writing than we do math! That’s why I’m glad there are some awesome resources out there to help with our writing dilemma, like this fabulous FREE writing prompt package from WriteShop. This post may contain some affiliate links for your convenience, […]

Ant Unit Study

You can find ants basically anywhere, which makes them a great animal to begin nature study with. They are fascinating little creatures that my children just couldn’t get enough of watching and learning about. Here are some ideas for your ant unit study!   This post may contain some affiliate links for your convenience, which means if you make a […]

Printable Christmas List at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Free Printable Christmas List for Kids

Here in The Nerddom, we try very hard to teach our kids that Christmas is about more than “stuff” and “getting.” I created this printable Christmas list to help them focus less on the stuff and more on the true spirit and meaning of Christmas. This post may contain some affiliate links for your convenience, which means if you make […]