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 [...]

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

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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 [...]

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** 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 [...]

Ready to Go Homeschool Resources on Sale

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Do you have a list of homeschool resources you are considering? Well we happen to have some excellent resources on sale! Yes, now is the perfect time to grab some great deals on some of our favorite homeschool curricula! And these happen to be from our review team authors. Do you long to enrich your [...]

Charley Harper Wooden Puzzle review @thecurriculumchoice.com

  This review contains affiliate links to products I own and love! Puzzles have always been a part of our family time, even when our children were very young. Wooden puzzles with pieces that have handles are a great stepping stone to more grown up puzzles. This month our family had the pleasure of spending [...]

How To Draw Animals

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I have always found teaching art - drawing and painting - a challenge in our homeschooling. Which is quite funny because I loved art in school and trained in Fashion Designing which has quite a large drawing/designing side to it. But I just could not pass that on to my children. Even now I have [...]