Elemental Science – Biology for the Grammar Stage thumbnail

My son is five years old this school year and I decided at the beginning of the year to include science into our curriculum plans.  We had done lots of Charlotte Mason style nature studies in his preschool years, but I wanted to be a little more formal this year.  At the same time, I [...]

Review – Nature School

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** Don’t miss the exciting giveaway opportunity at the end of this post! ** In April 2013, I wrote a review here on The Curriculum Choice on a delightful little book called Nature Adventures. The authors of the book were kind enough to give me a copy to giveaway in my review. Well, a little [...]

Homeschool PE, Fitness and Sports

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We all know physical fitness is important and plays a big role in overall health.  Childhood obesity rates are climbing as well as diseases that are directly linked to our sedentary society. What can we do as homeschool parents to ensure that our children not only have a life-long love of learning, but a life-long [...]

Seton Religion for Young Catholics

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While we have made many changes in our homeschool over the years, the one thing that has stayed consistent has been our use of Religion for Young Catholics from Seton.  Ever since Jacob started kindergarten eight years ago it has been our one mainstay. We have stayed with the Seton books for religion instruction because [...]

Kindergarten Saxon Math Review

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I have a five-year-old and a three-year-old and at the turn of the year I was feeling like I wanted to change up our math routine a bit. We have been using Ray's Arithmetic and it has provided my son with a fantastic understanding of how addition and subtraction works. We are still using Ray's [...]

Homeschool Curriculum Choices Made Easy with Pinterest thumbnail

Pinterest is such a fantastic resource for homeschoolers! Wouldn't you agree? Here at The Curriculum Choice, we use Pinterest for gathering all kinds of tools – but especially reviews. We have Pinterest boards for all the matching categories of reviews here on our website. From Bible to history and more. But we thought you might [...]

Technology in the Homeschool by Curriculum Choice Authors thumbnail

There are so many ways to introduce technology in your homeschool whether it be science oriented, user oriented (like tablets and computers), or even assistive devices for special needs students. Today Curriculum Choice authors are sharing how we use technology in our homeschools. Heather Woodie: Ten Reasons to Use a Kindle in Your Homeschool Part [...]

Rod and Staff Bible Stories to Read and Bible Pictures to Color Review thumbnail

My little ones always sit still longer and learn much more when their hands are busy. I’m sure you’ve found this to be true as well. That’s one of the reasons we’ve so enjoyed Bible Stories to Read and Bible Pictures to Color by Rod and Staff. As we start the school morning, I open [...]