KingKa – A Classic Board Game with a Twist

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Are your children learning Mandarin Chinese?  Are you always on the prowl for fun activities that integrate Mandarin language practice into your curriculum?  Do you kids enjoy playing Bingo, Memory, Lotto, and other games?  Then this is the game for you! KingKa rolls all of these popular games into one; making it a perfect game for [...]

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100+ Easy and Fun Creative Nature Walks Review

100+ Easy and Fun Creative Nature Walks Review

For some kids, getting out in nature is fun and exciting. Others may need a bit of coaxing to head outside to do some exploring. And what if you want your family’s “outdoor time” to be educational as well as enjoyable, but don’t want to spend hours planning? Utilize an existing nature study. When you [...]

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Print to Cursive Proverbs from Simply Charlotte Mason

Print to Cursive Proverbs from Simply Charlotte Mason

At our house handwriting practice was causing friction.  My verbal, creative 2nd grader just didn't like any kind of writing.  I was on the look out for something that might change her mind. She liked how fancy my own cursive handwriting looked!  Maybe cursive was the solution to our handwriting troubles?  We started a program [...]

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Review: Sylvan Learning Center Assessment

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With almost two decades of homeschooling under our belts, our family has experienced a variety of learning issues.  Most of them we have been able to diagnose and resolve ourselves. When I marked a recent French test, though, I realized I needed expert help.  Occasionally we all find ourselves in situations where our love, patience, [...]

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Five In A Row Review

Five in a Row Review

When we first began home educating our eldest son we began with the Five In A Row Curriculum. I was smitten with the fact that it used many beloved picture books and would introduce us to some new ones we weren’t quite familiar with. We used the Five In A Row (FIAR) Curriculum for five [...]

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A Plan in Place Planners for Homeschool

The following is a guest post by Suzanne Doeren of A Plan in Place (Don't miss the discount code at the end!)... A Plan in Place was started because nothing on the market worked for me.  Maybe you've had the same experience.  After all, we are homeschoolers: we are unique; we march to the beat [...]

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