I have a confession to make. I am not a craft-loving, messy project mom. So when I hear the words ‘art project’ I cringe just a little. But my daughter absolutely loves doing art projects (sometimes the messier the better)! I realized that I needed to give her time to be creative so I make sure to schedule time for her to explore different art
Are you looking for a complete art program for your children? In our homeschool, art was always a big part of our days. We often did our own projects, using ideas from our curriculum (Oak Meadow) or finding things to do on the web. But as my daughter grew, she wanted a more structured art program, and we found this helpful resource for our art
Compass Classroom’s Visual Latin is such a blessing in our homeschool. Recently, while my two eldest children were completing it for high school credit, we found three new ways to learn with Visual Latin. Visual Latin is our choice for foreign language credit. I shared a full review of Visual Latin a few years ago. “Warning. The free lessons you may download and watch will
My family is always looking for fun field trips to supplement all of the wonderful products we have found here at The Curriculum Choice. Living in a large metropolis, we are blessed to have many historical sites and factories that offer educational and fun field trips to homeschooling families. These opportunities are great, and we take advantage of them often. However, sometimes our studies take us to visit
Upper lever grades can be both difficult to teach and difficult to find quality, comprehensive resources to teach with. We have had the pleasure of using North Star Geography in our homeschool, using it to fulfill high school history credit. North Star Geography earned my high school sophomore one credit for high school history, but beyond that we had so much fun with the projects and creating
Keeping a Nature Journal – A Review Do you and your children like to keep nature journals throughout the year? We have enjoyed them for many years in our homeschool and I think I will continue to journal from nature well in to my retirement years. I’d love to share a great resource that we have used in our homeschool over the years and that
When my daughter was a junior, we took time to plan and study for the SAT (and the ACT). Note – You don’t have to do both. In fact, we made test prep a course, which counted towards her credits for homeschool graduation. Studying for the SAT was one of the most important things that we did for her college prep. What to study for
We Christian homeschoolers can teach our kids almost anything, and we do. The one thing we have issues with, however, is sex education and that is because, as Christians, most of us are unaware of what the world out there is actually like these days. And unless you’ve seen the enemy, you don’t know what your kids are up against or how to help them.