Thanksgiving has come and gone, and we have entered the rush toward Christmas. With family, church, and homeschooling obligations it can seem like we are always a little bit behind during the month of December. Why not consciously choose to create a little margin? Homeschooling offers us that kind of flexibility. In our homeschool, we will be setting aside the bulk of our studies in
Are you looking for a fun high school elective for your teen? And something that would encourage them to love writing? One Year Adventure Novel is a DVD-based high school fiction writing curriculum through which the kids write an entire novel by the end of the year. It’s entertaining, educational, adventurous and fun! Whether you have a student who loves to write, and you know they need
As homeschoolers our days are steeped in books. We connect with the characters we read about. And their stories become a part of our story. Carrot Top Paper Shop has created a wonderful line of gifts celebrating literary heroines from Jane Austen to Lucy Pevensie. The hand-drawn prints are whimsical and evocative. Each girl meets your gaze with an open, friendly expression. Role Models for
I started using Growing with Grammar many years ago after my oldest had taken her end of year NYS required assessment test. While she passed the exam per state standards, I could clearly see we were lacking in the English grammar department. So like any mom would do, I hit the Internet to find something that would help me build her up in this department.
Stories From The Bible holds a treasury of 17 of the Bible’s stories. This book is beautifully written and is a wonderful introduction to God’s Word for small children. “Every story has a beginning. The story of creation begins with God. He was there before anything else. God can do anything, and has the most amazing imagination ever.” – Text from Stories From The Bible.
Nature studies. Outside time. Looking. Investigating. These are the things we love! I ran across something called Exploring Nature with Children and was really curious about it – it looked like something we would really enjoy – and I was right! ~Don’t miss the discount code at the end! This Charlotte Mason type study consists of a 240 page pdf file by Lynn Seddon of Raising
The holiday season is upon us. Wonderful times of family gatherings, traditions and special homeschool learning. This can also be a stressful time since we are running around town to all sorts of activities – plays, parties, productions. To remedy the stress, each year I like to plan some simple yet educational holiday learning opportunities for our homeschool. I like things that I can tuck
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