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 [...]

Economics for Everyone by Compass Classroom

We have a love of Compass Classroom curriculum. You may have noticed that in my family's review of Visual Latin and WordUp! The Vocab Show. Well, our love has grown even more because of Economics for Everybody Curriculum. ~ Don't miss the special discount code – just for The Curriculum Choice readers – at the [...]

Homeschool in the Woods Knights Lap-Pak Review

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I was contacted by Homeschool In The Woods (HSITW) and offered one of their lovely new products, Lap-Paks, to try out in exchange for an honest review. I’m not generally one to accept free products in exchange for reviews {I’ve said that before haven’t I?!} because I often stress over getting the review done or [...]

The Revolutionary War Adventure

I am a big fan of Susan Kilbride’s Our America series of historical fiction for middle graders (and up!). In my review of the first three books, The Pilgrim Adventure, The King Philip’s War Adventure, and The Salem Adventure, I said I was looking forward to more from this author. I’m pleased to say the [...]

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It is so difficult to find well-researched, well-written Christian biographies that appeal to all ages!  As homeschoolers we are constantly looking for such resources, and in Simonetta Carr’s Christian Biographies for Young Readers series we have found a treasure. These stunning books speak to children, teens, and adults; are lavishly illustrated with photographs as well [...]

Ancient Greece Lapbook :: In The Hands of A Child

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In our younger homeschooling years we used a lot of lapbooks. Now that both my girls are in high school, things are a little more formal. Looking back through some of the lapbooks we have covered I have a little part of me that misses learning this way :) One particular lapbook that we enjoyed [...]

The Power of Google Maps in the Classroom

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If you haven't yet discovered the impact Google Maps can have in your science and geography studies, now is the time.  Can you imagine being able to show your kids the bottom of the ocean? Give it a try yourself. Load Google Maps onto your computer and go to the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Click on [...]

American Kids in History Book Series

American Kids in History

I disliked history classes as a child because I struggled to memorize names and dates, but as a homeschool mom I discovered a love for history studies!  We enjoy immersing ourselves in the lives of the people living in different periods, and one way to keep our studies engaging and fun is by having a [...]