What do homeschool methods look like in real life? Come with us as we take a look at how the various methods play out in real homeschools, going beyond just a basic definition and supplying you with tons of resources for each homeschool method.
Looking for a way to teach geography in a fun and engaging way? How about via song? Geography Songs is a great way to help kids learn all things geography! Geography Songs – Sing Around the World! You know how, in secret societies, people recognize each other by a sign, a gesture, or a word? Well, that’s how I used to feel about Geography Songs.
Do your little ones struggle with handwriting? Is it hard for them to hold a pencil comfortably? Or do they grip it very tightly? Learning to write shouldn’t have to be a struggle. There are so many ways we can help, and one of my favorite tools is the Starter Pencil Kit from Draw Your World. You probably know the folks at Draw Your World
As October is rolling in, along with the beautiful colored leaves, we draw nearer to Thanksgiving. A time for family. A time for reflection. Also a time for learning. Think about including Thanksgiving Homeschool activities in your homeschool day. Crafts, books, educational ideas and so much more can be geared toward Thanksgiving. The Thanksgiving Homeschool Let’s talk Thanksgiving! Whether you are teaching about Christopher Columbus
For almost twenty years I’ve been looking at, comparing, purchasing, and reviewing a wide variety of homeschool curricula. In all those years, one option has always stood out, Ambleside Online. Ambleside Online is an incredible Charlotte Mason curriculum. Spanning all the grades with a few extra options for lighter years and catch up years, it covers all that Miss Mason would have covered in her
Morning Time goes by many names: circle time, morning basket, even symposium. In our home this time is anchored by our history study. We read aloud from our spine book, look at maps, and have rollicking discussions. From this firm foundation, we move into individual skill work in language arts and math. But our time learning together anchors and defines our homeschool. My oldest was
Preschoolers, elementary and middle school children plus high school students too? Maybe you have a mix of ages or some that fall into each stage. A house full? Well, we’ve gathered the best reviews and tools from our Curriculum Choice archives plus encouraging posts from the blogs of our review team authors. All to help with the challenges – and blessings – of homeschooling multiple
American History is a staple component throughout the homeschooling years. From our founding fathers to the election process, with wars and reformations, the history of America has shaped the country as we know it today. Many say that history is important so that we don’t repeat the mistakes of our fathers, and their fathers before them. Studying American History allows us a window into the