Do you have a little one in your house? Are you looking for a way to introduce early reading skills? One day, when I was over on Amazon, I found a delightful resource for introducing early reading. It is called “Meet Alex the Ape: The Apple Fiasco”. Alpha, the main character, guides the child through this story, while “teaching” lots of great concepts at the
With fall approaching us, are you, by any chance, looking for some fun indoor activities for your kids, when it is too cold to play outside? Play Pack has some wonderful and simple ideas for indoor play, and each of these will also help your kids with their gross motor development. In fact, they offer many activities that can actually help with your child’s handwriting!
Are you looking for something to help build up your children’s writing skills? Have you ever thought of doing creative writing? Learning how to write stories can be very beneficial for children, and they are already natural story tellers… A Beka Books offers a great way to introduce your children to story writing. It is called Creative Writing – with Penmanship Skills, and it is
Are you looking for a grammar program for your high schoolers? How about a grammar program that is fun? Did I just say fun?? Yes, English 2600 high school grammar was fun! When we were looking around for a grammar program for my high schooler, we were not expecting to find something fun. We just wanted to find something that was a good fit.
Looking back, organizing my homeschool was not all about having the “right” resources, art supplies and curriculum. It was really more about finding ways that I could meet my daughter’s educational needs, within a loving, nurturing home. The atmosphere of our home was the most important ingredient for me. That my daughter felt loved, encouraged, and also had a routine that nurtured her, that was
With spring upon us and homeschooling beginning to wind down soon, I would begin to ponder and day-dream about summer. I loved that my daughter and I would have time to get out in nature more, and do all those fun summer things together, without the daily work of homeschooling. I started to think about nature study fun for the whole family. At the same
Are you looking for original sources for your study of American History? (Please don’t miss the giveaway at the end of this post.) The Patriot’s History Reader is full of them! We found this great resource when my daughter was in middle school. This book enhanced her US History studies so much by making each historical event come to life. The original documents are
Are you looking for a fun way to teach science to your middle schoolers? Do you want something that is clearly written and also hands-on? When my daughter was in 5th grade, she wanted to learn all about rocks and geology. So, to add to our nature explorations, we went to our local teacher’s store looking for Middle School STEM Activity Books and found a
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