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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Passport Club: Give Them the World {Review}

The Passport Club: Give Them the World {Review} Eva@TheCurriculumChoice.com

Are you looking for a way for your students to learn the world's countries over the course of one school year? Do you want to instill the curiosity to learn more about the cultural geography of our world? Are you looking for a geography program that is adaptable to multiple age levels - both elementary [...]

Review: Spanish Fun Activity Calendar

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  The aptly named Spanish Fun Activity Calendar uses a Charlotte Mason methodology to teach Spanish. We use this calendar with our children who are Pre-K to 8th grade. In the front of the calendar you will find the directions on how to use the calendar, your calendar words as well as colors and a pronunciation [...]