Dover Publications for Christmas and the Creative Homeschool thumbnail

Christmas cookies, the pieces to a nativity scene and paper snowflakes abound at our house – all because of Dover Publications! In addition to these, we have some wonderful instructional resources that will take you and your homeschool into January and beyond. ~Don’t miss the giveaway at the end!! We received these Dover Publications resources [...]

NaturExplorers – Delightful Deciduous Trees Unit Study thumbnail

October is here and autumn is beginning to pick up momentum. Everywhere we look deciduous trees are giving us the most fabulous display. It is the perfect time to take a deeper look at deciduous trees in your nature study time. For this month I have chosen to work with my girls using a Shining [...]

Academic Challenge Cup Review

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Are  you looking for a fun way to fight the "summer slide?"  Do your kids like the play computer games?  That's not even a question!  My high schooler likes to play games, of course. Last summer she couldn't stop playing this one.  I am talking about The Academic Challenge Cup, a game by the Critical [...]

Complete Your Curriculum Choices with Homeschool Omnibus thumbnail

Today you can finish up your homeschool curriculum wishlist with an amazing collection of homeschool curriculum and helps – Homeschool Omnibus 2014! ~The affiliate links included are for resources we absolutely love. If you purchase Homeschool Omnibus through our affiliate link, we will receive a percentage of the sale. Thank you for supporting The Curriculum [...]

Homeschool Curriculum Reviews for Electives

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Electives can cover such a wide range of topics in homeschool. And electives are often where our students find the most joy – plus develop unique talents and interests. We offer you an abundance of homeschool curriculum reviews for electives below! ~don't miss the giveaway at the end! Below are some of the many electives [...]

Drawing with Children Review

Drawing with Children Review thumbnail

If there is one drawing book that I see consistently on homeschool curriculum sites, it's Drawing with Children by Mona Brookes.  I am not anything of an artist myself, so I thought this would be a good one for me to check out.  When it came in the mail, I pretty much sat down and [...]

Book Review: A Child’s Introduction to Art

Within the nearly 100 full-color pages of A Child's Introduction to Art you'll find a trip to an art museum, a fine art appreciation class, a review of art history, and a lesson in art techniques all rolled into one! Disclosure: In January I raved about The Story of the Orchestra, so when Black Dog [...]

Look! Really Smart Art :: A Review and Giveaway thumbnail

** Don't forget to enter the giveaway at the end of this review** Look! Really Smart Art was written by Gillian Wolfe. I found this to be a really interesting book to read through, and am sure that young readers interested in art would find it interesting too. This book looks at the 'secret' skills [...]