Back To School

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Back To School, Printables | 0 comments

Cool School Stickers Craft with Free Printable

Cool School Stickers Craft with Free Printable

School is cool! Print our fun designs onto sticker sheets and create fun back to school themed stickers for the new school year! To create your craft, click the image above to download the 3 page printable and follow the directions below to assemble! If you’re looking for another way to customize your gear for the new school year, check out the Alex Toys Color a Kitty Cat, Color An Owl or Color A Doggie lunch bags! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our blog so you don’t miss any of the action! You can get all of... Read Post

Posted on Sep 8, 2014 in Back To School, Blog, Printables | 0 comments

Back to School Book Craft with Free Printable

Back to School Book Craft with Free Printable

After you put down your backpack and finish your homework, relax with a fun little book about your  back to school adventures! To create your craft, click the image above to download the 5 page printable and follow the directions below to assemble! And while you’re at it, why not download the below printable and create fun bookmarks or “Read a New Book Month!” Looking for a fun backpack? Check out these fun cutie and pirate designs! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our blog so you don’t miss any of... Read Post

Posted on Sep 2, 2014 in Back To School, Printables | 0 comments

Back to School Printables

Back to School Printables

Get kids prepared about the back to school season with fun free printables! Use each of these four activity sheets as a jumping point to discuss ways to prepare for school and what goes on during the day. Click on each of the images below to download and print the activity shown. Talk about ways to physically get to school, including safety rules on a bus or crossing the street! Before the first day of school, do a practice run in real time to show kids what we need to do to get themselves ready in the morning. Help Dress up Kitty get dressed for her first day of school with this fun... Read Post

Posted on Aug 29, 2013 in Back To School | 0 comments

School Stickers

School Stickers

Let the kiddos personalize their school supplies with school stickers in fun shapes and colors! Our printable school stickers make it easy and it’s a fun arts & crafts project for the kids as well. School Stickers Instructions 1. Download the sticker pages (link below). 2. Print onto sticker paper which can be purchased at an office supply or local craft store. 3. Color in the stickers on the bottom half of the pages with markers. 4. Cut out the shapes along the dotted lines. 5. Peel off the back and stick onto notebooks and backpacks! What You Need: 1. Scissors 2. Markers 3.... Read Post

Posted on Aug 28, 2013 in Back To School | 0 comments

Tips for a Smooth Back to School Transition

Tips for a Smooth Back to School Transition

The new school year is quickly approaching, if it hasn’t started already in your state. With a new school year comes a time of adjustment, even for home schoolers like us. Adjusting to a new schedule, a new level of work, a new teacher, etc., can be difficult for both kids and parents. Here are three of my most tried and true tips for preparing your children (and yourself) for a smooth back to school transition: 1. Schedule: Our biggest adjustment every year has to do with our schedule. The lazy days of summer suddenly disappear and it feels like we’re instantly running at full throttle! One... Read Post

Posted on Aug 13, 2013 in Back To School | 0 comments

Back to School Labels for Kids

Back to School Labels for Kids

When you send your kiddos off to school for the new school year, you don’t just send them. You send a backpack full of supplies. There are pencils, glue sticks, notebooks, scissors, and more! It’s a huge investment. So the last thing you want to happen is that your investment gets misplaced, lost, or mixed up with someone else’s, right? Labeling all those school supplies is a big part of most families’ back to school preparations. Even though we home school, we still label everyone’s items, so we can tell which notebook or pair of scissors belongs to which student. This year we had fun... Read Post