printables

Mother’s Day is around the corner! All moms and mother figures deserve to be showered with love and attention, but we know that even the best of us can drop the ball. Don’t worry — we’ve got your back! We’ve put together a list of four amazing last minute ideas for those of you who aren’t quite prepared for Mother’s Day. Keep reading for some great suggestions!

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What are Sight Words?

What’s the most common word in the English language?  It’s the. Imagine if every time you saw this word, you had to stop and figure out what it was. It would make reading even the simplest text very slow and painful. Being able to read the at first sight makes things a lot easier: no sounding out, no trying to remember. You recognize it just like your own name. Sight words are words like the. These words occur so frequently that readers, including very young readers, need to know them instantly.  

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This month is all about LOVE and expressing that love through kindness!

Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it and let’s face it– we’re parents and we’re always busy! Instead of heading out to the store, simply fire up your printers and print these original HOMER cards. You and your little ones can personalize them together by coloring, adding glitter, leaving notes and so much more– that way they stand out! Best of all, these adorable cards don’t require candy additions, so you’re following the teachers’ directions and everyone in the class can feel special!

Happy ❤️ Day!

 

HOMER CARD

MILLIE CARD

NIP CARD

 

Get to DIYing and don’t forget to share your cards with us on Instagram using #KidPoweredLearning

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Valentine’s Day is almost here, and we’re on a mission to spread kindness. What better season to do kind things for others and to help your children understand the joy of doing something nice for other people? Break out the glitter and glue, doilies and stickers and get to work with your little ones on crafting personalized cards that say, “You’re special to me!”

Want a little help getting started with your homemade Valentine’s cards? We have you covered with HOMER’s free printable cards!  Buy some card stock at your local office supply store, then print off these cute colored cards featuring Homer and friends. Decorate with confetti and glitter and personalize with your own special message. If you have more time for decorating and creating, try these black and white versions paired with a delicious sugar cookie treat.

We’d also recommend reading aloud these adorable Valentine’s stories while your children are hard at work on their Valentine’s masterpieces!

What color is a kiss? illustrated by Rocio Bonilla

Llama Llama, I love you by Anna Dewdney

I Love You Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt

The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds (This story will also be making its debut on the Homer app on Feb. 3.)

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