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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

How to Start Homeschooling

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How to start homeschooling? First, I want to encourage you by saying you are wise to research and seek out counsel. I feel that one of the very best ways to start is by preparing your parent heart. Some of the very best advice, I think, is contained in this article by my friend Kim [...]

Learn Math Fast Review

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Let me tell you about an answer to a prayer. Just when my high schooler started really struggling with Algebra, I heard about Learn Math Fast. Yay! We have been using Learn Math Fast for a back-to-basics, refresher type learning. Well, maybe it is a 'finally learning it for real way'. Either way, it is [...]

Apologia Land Animals of the Sixth Day Review

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You might remember that last year we thoroughly enjoyed Apologia's Swimming Creatures of the Fifth Day. Well, this year it was our first grader's turn to pick the science we would learn. He enthusiastically said, "Land Animals!" So this year we have been learning from Apologia Land Animals of the Sixth Day – another by [...]

Homeschool Resources for All Ages

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Want to know something I look forward to this time of year? All the homeschool resources for all ages on sale! I'm sharing three with you today. First, I especially enjoy picking out the Harmony Fine Arts Plans we will enjoy next school year. Harmony Fine Arts for Music and Art Appreciation fit nicely with [...]