KingKa – A Classic Board Game with a Twist

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Are your children learning Mandarin Chinese?  Are you always on the prowl for fun activities that integrate Mandarin language practice into your curriculum?  Do you kids enjoy playing Bingo, Memory, Lotto, and other games?  Then this is the game for you! KingKa rolls all of these popular games into one; making it a perfect game for [...]

Five In A Row Review

Five in a Row Review

When we first began home educating our eldest son we began with the Five In A Row Curriculum. I was smitten with the fact that it used many beloved picture books and would introduce us to some new ones we weren’t quite familiar with. We used the Five In A Row (FIAR) Curriculum for five [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

AP Test Prep from REA

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We are getting serious over here with our high schoolers. Recently we were introduced to AP Test Prep materials from REA. What is really great? Three study tools at once! This, of course, speaks to learning styles. Plus my high schoolers can do their test prep anytime, anywhere with three study tools working together: book, [...]

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 [...]

Earn College Credits with CLEP Test Prep

REA CLEP Test Prep books are great to help you prepare and ace any of the 33 CLEP exams. Pass an exam and earn college credit! It’s a great way to save money!

My little girl is all grown up and will be graduating this year.  My how our precious homeschooling years have flown!  Just this month, we registered her for college.  My baby will be a college freshman in the fall! We've known the entire year that she would attempt to CLEP out of at least one [...]

Mathterpieces

This post contains affiliate links because I believe in this curriculum. See full disclosure policy for more details. Math-terpieces is a neat tool for developing math skills with your student while also introducing famous art masterpieces. Greg Tang has developed a series of books to help make math enjoyable for kids. This particular book focuses on [...]