Most homeschoolers are very frugal and must make their homeschool budget stretch as far as possible. My family is no exception and I think long and hard about investing in curriculum and tools for our learning experiences. My two youngest boys are very science oriented and are naturally inquisitive about the world around them so purchasing a quality microscope made sense as we entered the
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
As Christian families, we are already familiar with simple traditions and things that we can do to bless our little ones. We do that with such things as telling Bible stories, reading Christian picture books together, reciting Bible verses, etc. As our children grow, finding ways to bless them can become just a little bit harder. Wouldn’t it be nice to have more ideas for
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
Wondering about all those high school credits? It can seem a bit overwhelming. One of the ways we enjoy learning and fulfill credits is with our favorite homeschool high school video curriculum. As you are making your curriculum choices, be sure to consider these options. There are many benefits! If you aren’t quite to homeschooling high school yet, there is a resource you will want
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?
Here at Curriculum Choice, we know the importance of language arts instruction from preschool through high school! If our children are to be great readers and writers, consistent language arts lessons are a must. Below are some of the many homeschool language arts curriculum reviews our Curriculum Choice authors have written on the vast variety of language arts. Our Homeschool Language Arts Curriculum Reviews You’ll
Often I am asked by new homeschoolers about how to make an overall plan for the year. They are looking for the nuts and bolts of putting lots of great ideas together because they tend to get overwhelmed by the whole process. I shared the following ideas with a friend and I hope they help with planning the homeschool year and encourage readers here at