Pencil Starter Kit Review at The Curriculum Choice

Do your little ones struggle with handwriting?  Is it hard for them to hold a pencil comfortably?  Or do they grip it very tightly?  Learning to write shouldn't have to be a struggle.  There are so many ways we can help, and one of my favorite tools is the Starter Pencil Kit from Draw Your [...]

Dance Mat Typing – A Free Beginner’s Touch Typing Tutorial thumbnail

Today I am sharing with you a fun website to introduce your students to touch-typing.  Dance Mat Typing is a fun online program provided by the BBC. BBC Bitesize is an online study support website for children of all ages. There are many other fun, helpful programs so be sure to look around the Bitesize webpage for more [...]

BrainPOP Review

BrainPOP review

This post contains affiliate links. Tim and Moby If you know Tim and Moby, then you know BrainPOP. BrainPOP is a popular website featuring engaging, educational resources. Most homeschool families know about their award-winning videos, however that is just one part of what makes BrainPOP unique. The website also boasts GameUp, quizzes, BrainPOP Jr, BrainPOP [...]

Thinkfun Roll and Play Board Game

Thinkfun Roll and Play Board Game thumbnail

We have had the Thinkfun Roll and Play game in our house for a couple of years now. I got it for Ladybug when she was just a wee toddler. It has been a delightful addition to our homeschool days. When we pull this game out, we all get involved. Even though it is a [...]

NaturExplorers – Delightful Deciduous Trees Unit Study thumbnail

October is here and autumn is beginning to pick up momentum. Everywhere we look deciduous trees are giving us the most fabulous display. It is the perfect time to take a deeper look at deciduous trees in your nature study time. For this month I have chosen to work with my girls using a Shining [...]

Better Chinese: Opening the Door to Mandarin Fluency thumbnail

We first started using Better Chinese curriculum when my five-year old daughter expressed an interest in learning to speak Chinese. At the time, it was the only curricula that I could find that was aimed at the English speaker. As I don't speak or read Chinese myself, this was critical. I wanted something that be [...]

Master Books Homeschool Curriculum

Master Books Curriculum

We are featuring our sponsor, Master Books! Have you explored all they have to offer for your homeschool?   Scroll over the 'Homeschooling?' tab in the upper right hand corner and request a Christian Education catalog! Explore by category: preschool, grade school, middle school, high school and college prep. And browse by author, series and [...]

Why Can’t My Child Learn Multiplication?

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You’ve tried oodles of books, stacks of CD’s, decks of flashcards, and still your child struggles to answer 6 x 4 correctly. Your older child got it and the younger one is catching on, so why is it that some children just can’t seem to remember basic multiplication facts? The answer is simple; they can’t [...]