Is winter a time to sit indoors? Of course not! Get out in the snow with your kids and enjoy this nature study program that involves tracking, dressing up, and stories about hibernation. Enjoy a snowy day nature unit with homeschoolers or any snow-loving young children.
Sometimes those “Why?” questions aren’t so bad. Use these tips to encourage your children to get to know their bodies and how they work!
We’ve been playing with Dot and Dash from Wonder Workshop now for a couple weeks and my kids are loving these toys. I’ve found them brilliant tools for rewarding my children in a way that is still educational and encourages learning.
The only thing better than exploring the great outdoors with kids is bringing a little bit of the outdoors back home or to the classroom. Molding wildlife tracks is so simple that anybody can do it, and the process (as well resulting casts) can be used as both outdoor science and nature activities. Plus, an […]
Here are two ideas for games suitable for homeschool children, history programs, birthday parties, or any time kids need to be active. We used to play these when we did history programs for children. The kids seemed to enjoy them while learning about draft animals. The Gee, Haw, and Whoa Game (“Are you […]
The Office Depot Loyalty Rewards program allows you to choose from a personal Loyal Customers account, a Star Teacher account, and a Local Business account. The cool thing is that homeschoolers can sign up for the Star Teacher Loyalty Rewards program if it’s the best fit for you. Especially for co-op class teachers or homeschool group […]
It is obvious that our children need to learn how to get along with others in order to be well prepared for adult life. However, the suggestion that a child must attend a public school to learn that is simply bogus. They will become adults, regardless of their educational environment. The question each parent must […]
Sometimes, homeschooling can be a challenge. I recently discovered that my child’s learning style was very different from mine. During this time I had a few homeschooling epiphanies, one being that it is very possible to receive a cookie-cutter education at home. I knew this because that’s what I had been providing. One of the […]
After having a bit of a homeschool struggle, I discovered that my son was a kinesthetic leaner. I made a few simple changes to our regular school routine to better help him understand the concepts I was trying to teach him. Here are a few tricks that I have learned so far. I try to […]
Learning what your child’s learning style is will help cut down on your stress and help them retain everything you are teaching them in school.
It doesn’t matter what color you lean towards this voting season, there are things I think we can all agree on. I am grateful to live in this country. I am grateful that I can exercise my right to vote, unlike so many women around the world. I am grateful that my children have the […]
With a few supplies you probably have around the house, your child can make a inexpensive (or free!) and easy summer purse (or tote, for a boy). Try this sweet summer watermelon craft with young children. Made from one regular paper plate, this craft is great for making any day. This is a cute […]