Learn about dyslexia, what our journey has looked like, and some of the accommodations that have helped us this past year.
When Back-To-School Spells Stress For Parents & Children
Although the weather is still quite warm out – there is a certain something in the air that just tells you it’s almost time for back-to-school. Making the transition back to school from the carefree days of summer can be quite a change for kids and parents alike. Not everyone who homeschools takes a summer break, […]
Learning About Seeds with Your Kids
It is important to encourage a child’s sense of awe – and maybe rediscover it ourselves. The magic and wonder can be a great early draw into a love of gardening and science. I’ve found a collection of bloggers who know that and have some of the best ways to teach kids about seeds and the amazing ways they grow.
A Homeschool Planner is the Key to Success!
This high quality PDF planner can be used year after year after year – and with multiple children. Where else can you get this value?
Equiping My Kids With Biblical School Supplies
It’s that time of year again. Whether you are homeschooling your little ones or sending them off to public schools. Getting ready for the new school year can be a frantic, hectic time. There’s planning, activities, supplies, and sometimes just pure chaos! To overcome the chaos, check out the homeschool planner. It is a great way […]
Hands-On Ways to Learn About Soil
Here are 12 ways to get your hands dirty and learn about soil alongside your kids.
Sun Earth and Moon Rotation Craft for Sun Unit Study
When we’re studying the sun and the earth and things like orbit, rotation, etc., it can be confusing for little kids to understand how it all works. I found a great Sun, Earth, and Moon craft idea on Pinterest and adapted it with my kids using these beautiful printables. Using brads, printables, and construction paper […]
Piecing Knowledge Together: Learning with Puzzles
Most of this year, my social feeds have been full of opinions on the new Common Core standards and methods of teaching in our public schools. I am certain that my opinions have decorated many a feed as well. The new methods supposedly work for some children though I have yet to meet anybody who […]
Little Bits Review – Learning Activities for Home School
Whether you home school, or you compliment your child’s education at home like most of the parents I know, you’ll want to check out littleBits. These learning bits are amazing and have some great potential for educational activities and HANDS ON learning. You know I’m a fan of that! What Are littleBits littleBits are kits […]
Fall Season Preschool Unit Study
Autumn is a season of many changes as the world begins to rest. With help from parents and caregivers, preschoolers will be able to learn many thing and develop new skills during the changing autumn months. This is a complete preschool unit study based on the Fall season and holidays for math, science, art, music, language […]
Star Teacher Program for Homeschoolers Too #ODRewards
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 […]
DIY Composition Notebook Covers with #ScotchExpressions Tapes
When we went shopping for back-to-school supplies, my daughter made an observation. The bulk school supplies are (and I quote), “Sad and boring.” She’s kind of right. Bulk = good for schooling five children, but it lacks the beautiful designs that kids are attracted to. Plus, if they all look the same, that’s bad. You […]