Thinkfun Roll and Play Board Game

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We have had the Thinkfun Roll and Play game in our house for a couple of years now. I got it for Ladybug when she was just a wee toddler. It has been a delightful addition to our homeschool days. When we pull this game out, we all get involved. Even though it is a [...]

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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 [...]

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Better Chinese: Opening the Door to Mandarin Fluency thumbnail

We first started using Better Chinese curriculum when my five-year old daughter expressed an interest in learning to speak Chinese. At the time, it was the only curricula that I could find that was aimed at the English speaker. As I don't speak or read Chinese myself, this was critical. I wanted something that be [...]

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Feeding the Homeschool Family

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Math (check!), spelling (check!) You and the children have managed to fit in most of the subjects. You've even folded the mound of laundry! But what about feeding the homeschool family? Now it's time for lunch... or dinner! Hey, it's even a challenge to offer up healthy breakfasts. So, while our focus here at The [...]

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Master Books Homeschool Curriculum

Master Books Curriculum

We are featuring our sponsor, Master Books! Have you explored all they have to offer for your homeschool?   Scroll over the 'Homeschooling?' tab in the upper right hand corner and request a Christian Education catalog! Explore by category: preschool, grade school, middle school, high school and college prep. And browse by author, series and [...]

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Why Can’t My Child Learn Multiplication?

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You’ve tried oodles of books, stacks of CD’s, decks of flashcards, and still your child struggles to answer 6 x 4 correctly. Your older child got it and the younger one is catching on, so why is it that some children just can’t seem to remember basic multiplication facts? The answer is simple; they can’t [...]

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