Amazing Apostles’ Creed Catholic VBS Review

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"Exploring the simple beauties and richness of the Catholic faith fosters children's knowledge and love of Jesus." Each summer my children looked forward to attending Vacation Bible School at our parish.  It was one of the highlights of their summer! Most of the parishes in our area used a non-Catholic program.  Nothing wrong with that [...]


Introduce Your Children to Shakespeare

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Do you hesitate to introduce Shakespeare's plays because you think your children aren't old enough?  Do you think it would be too confusing, or that they might form an early dislike of the world's most famous plays? Let me encourage you to give it a try!  My eight-year-old son and eleven-year-old daughter have both enjoyed [...]


A Healthier You by A Beka Books

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It seems to be that time of year again, when we begin to think about the coming year, and our children's needs for curriculum.  One of the areas that I sometimes have missed in our homeschool has been in health education.  We have always added PE into the mix, but did not start working with [...]


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My son is five years old this school year and I decided at the beginning of the year to include science into our curriculum plans.  We had done lots of Charlotte Mason style nature studies in his preschool years, but I wanted to be a little more formal this year.  At the same time, I [...]


Review – Nature School

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** Don’t miss the exciting giveaway opportunity at the end of this post! ** In April 2013, I wrote a review here on The Curriculum Choice on a delightful little book called Nature Adventures. The authors of the book were kind enough to give me a copy to giveaway in my review. Well, a little [...]


Homeschool PE, Fitness and Sports

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We all know physical fitness is important and plays a big role in overall health.  Childhood obesity rates are climbing as well as diseases that are directly linked to our sedentary society. What can we do as homeschool parents to ensure that our children not only have a life-long love of learning, but a life-long [...]