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 [...]

Wild Adventures :: Review

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**The publishers (Frances Lincoln Children's Books) of Wild Adventures have very kindly offered a copy of the book to one of our readers, please be sure to enter the giveaway at the end of the post. ** Wild Adventures has been written by Mick Manning and Brita Granström. They are a husband and wife team [...]

A Plan in Place Homeschool Planners

A Plan in Place Homeschool Planner

Introducing A Plan in Place Homeschool Planners. A guest post by Kim Lopez... Because we are home with our kids all day, every day, organization for homeschool families is not just an option, it’s a necessity. School books, papers, and science kits all need to have a proper place. Similarly, the WAY school is conducted [...]

Spectrum Reading – Grade 3 – My Review

Spectrum Reading Review

Do you children have trouble remembering what they have read?  Or do they struggle when giving their narrations?  The folks at Spectrum created a book, at the third grade reading level, that addresses just this problem. It is full of child-oriented stories that are fun to read. In fact, there are more than 100 short stories [...]

Celebrate Earth Day with Dover Publications

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Marking the 45th anniversary, Earth Day 2015 comes during a pivotal time to protect the planet and ensure that world leaders address key issues facing the next generation.  The theme this year is It's Our Turn to Lead and there the time to begin educating our youth about global environmental issues is today. Knowing that 2015 [...]

Simplified Dinners for New Cooks

Simplified Dinner for New Cooks: A Review

A few years ago Jamie Martin from Simple Homeschooling wrote about creating a Baking School  for her children.  Each child made a sweet treat three times: once just watching Jamie, once with help, and once on their own.  I thought her plan was pure genius!  I had visions of happily working side by side with [...]

US History Resources from Dover Publications

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We are studying United States History this school year and I decided we needed some fun resources to add to our studies. US History Resources from Dover Publications offer many fun options, so I decided to give them a try. My boys are first through sixth graders and there are many options available that appealed to [...]