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 [...]

Promise and Deliverance by S.G. De Graaf

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It can be difficult to find a quality narrative Bible curriculum for teens and adults. The four volume Promise and Deliverance series by S.G. De Graaf, first published years ago, is still among the best. Many years ago Christianity Today called it “A landmark in interpreting the simple stories of the Bible” and that assessment [...]

National Geographic Student Atlas of the World -Third Edition

National Geographic Student Atlas of the World | The Curriculum Choice

National Geographic Student Atlas of the World 3rd Edition is the perfect student atlas to complement  any homeschool or geography study. Last year we focused on the United States and this year we will be focusing on the World. I want my son to research on at least 10 countries and write a big report [...]

Constitutional Literacy Review

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Today I share with you the extensive, high school level resource from Apologia and HSLDA's Michael Farris. Constitutional Literacy is something we are passionate about as a family. We are raising future voters! A course by the same name – designed to fit this passion – is simply an answer to prayer for my two [...]