We are using Heart of Dakota Bigger Hearts for His Glory as our spine this year (3rd Grade) and one of the suggested items within that curriculum is Cheerful Cursive (which can be purchased at Mastery Publications, the makers). My son, who is almost nine, has NEVER enjoyed writing. EVER. I have worked really hard to get him to at least not completely hate it.
Are you looking for a creative way to teach character education to your kids? Have you ever seen it done through a coloring book approach? Last month I found just that, a delightful character education series of coloring books called Donnie Learns. This unique series of seven books is made up of inspiring stories that are paired with coloring activities. The activities teach important character
After using Growing with Grammar for many years with my older two, I decided to give Soaring with Spelling and Vocabulary a try with my youngest. I really like the independent learning and usage set-up of the JacKris Publishing products so I figured Soaring with Spelling and Vocabulary would be just as great an option as Growing with Grammar. Soaring with Spelling and Vocabulary is a
Are you looking for a fun high school elective for your teen? And something that would encourage them to love writing? One Year Adventure Novel is a DVD-based high school fiction writing curriculum through which the kids write an entire novel by the end of the year. It’s entertaining, educational, adventurous and fun! Whether you have a student who loves to write, and you know they need
As homeschoolers our days are steeped in books. We connect with the characters we read about. And their stories become a part of our story. Carrot Top Paper Shop has created a wonderful line of gifts celebrating literary heroines from Jane Austen to Lucy Pevensie. The hand-drawn prints are whimsical and evocative. Each girl meets your gaze with an open, friendly expression. Role Models for
I started using Growing with Grammar many years ago after my oldest had taken her end of year NYS required assessment test. While she passed the exam per state standards, I could clearly see we were lacking in the English grammar department. So like any mom would do, I hit the Internet to find something that would help me build her up in this department.
They are so many amazing Homeschool resources available to us these days. Sharing resources is a great way to engage with other homeschoolers and collaborate on what has worked well in their homeschool and yours. Today we are sharing Our Favorite Homeschool Books with you to peruse and enjoy. Let us know in the comments if you have a favorite that is on our list or
Writing & Rhetoric Book 7: Encomium & Vituperation – A Review Today I want to share a new-to-us resource that my high school freshman is loving this term. I am also using the very first book Fables with my youngest and you can read my review of it here. Writing & Rhetoric Book 7: Encomium & Vituperation by Classical Academic Press This is the seventh book