When you stick with a curriculum throughout your homeschool years, I believe it speaks volumes to its success and ability to meet the needs of different learning styles. Spelling Workout is more than just spelling. Besides spelling practice, this series teaches: Learning how to spell a word Phonics Dictionary skills Editing and proofreading – including proofreading marks Word analysis Classification Word application Optional – Building
I know we all would love easy beautiful homeschool plans. I’ve found a wonderful way to add both beauty and fun to your homeschool. And get this – the planning and shopping is even done for you. With this open and go back to school backpack set, you can have a wonderful start to your homeschool year. Limited time! This back to school backpack is
A well-loved Snap Circuits set has seen a lot of use in our home over the past several years. We purchased it before we even began homeschooling because we’ve always favored educational toys, especially those with longevity. Snap Circuits ranks high on educational toy lists, and with an advertised age range of 8-108 it covers the longevity aspect, too! Let me tell you a little
Since my family was faced with financial difficulties leading into the 2013-2014 school year, we did not have the available funds to purchase the curriculum we had used in the past. In my search for free or low-cost programs, I found Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool. I would like to share our experience with this free, all-inclusive program. Lee Giles is the author of this program. She has
I’d like to share with you two helpful homeschooling books by Ruth Beechick that I read this summer. Dr. Beechick is a lifelong teacher and curriculum author who now writes mostly for homeschoolers. The Three R’s This small book (just over 100 pages) covers grades K-3. As you can guess from the title it covers the basics for those early grades. It contains three sections
It’s that time of year again where everyone is talking homeschool curriculum choices. Maybe you are just starting out and don’t know where to begin, or maybe you are using something you don’t love and looking for something new. Want to hear about homeschool curriculum choices from those of us that have been in the trenches? Well here is your chance! Making homeschool curriculum choices
Grammar is a subject near and dear to my heart. I know not everyone can (or will) admit to that, but there it is. Throughout my children’s elementary years, we explored several different grammar curricula, and all have had their good points. This year, however, I came across a FREE curriculum that is thorough and easy to use and free. (Did I mention that already?
I was thinking about what things I really use a lot when homeschooling and one thing that stuck out was FREE sites for my preschool son. I wanted some places we could go to have some “simple fun” while still learning and I really like FREE so I thought I would share some of my favorite free sites for Pre-K with you! Favorite Free Sites