Around the World in 80 Days Unit Study REVIEW at The Curriculum Choice

Do your children enjoy reading books about travel and adventure? One of our favorite stories is Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne. Although my boys enjoy reading interesting books, they also like to be active! We often read books aloud as a family so we can have discussions as we move through [...]

Natures Day Review

Nature’s Day review and giveaway!

I have the cutest book to review for you today, another great addition to your bookshelf. *Don't forget to enter the giveaway for this book at the end of the review* Natures Day is written by Kay Maguire and illustrated by Danielle Kroll. The quality of this book is wonderful. This hardcover book has a [...]

Simplified Dinners for New Cooks

Simplified Dinner for New Cooks: A Review

A few years ago Jamie Martin from Simple Homeschooling wrote about creating a Baking School  for her children.  Each child made a sweet treat three times: once just watching Jamie, once with help, and once on their own.  I thought her plan was pure genius!  I had visions of happily working side by side with [...]

Christian Biographies for Young Readers  by Simonetta Carr thumbnail

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 [...]

Dance Mat Typing – A Free Beginner’s Touch Typing Tutorial thumbnail

Today I am sharing with you a fun website to introduce your students to touch-typing.  Dance Mat Typing is a fun online program provided by the BBC. BBC Bitesize is an online study support website for children of all ages. There are many other fun, helpful programs so be sure to look around the Bitesize webpage for more [...]

BrainPOP Review

BrainPOP review

This post contains affiliate links. Tim and Moby If you know Tim and Moby, then you know BrainPOP. BrainPOP is a popular website featuring engaging, educational resources. Most homeschool families know about their award-winning videos, however that is just one part of what makes BrainPOP unique. The website also boasts GameUp, quizzes, BrainPOP Jr, BrainPOP [...]

Life of Fred Elementary Math Review

Life of Fred Review

One of the treasures we have found for our homeschool is the Life of Fred Elementary Math Series. I was intrigued when I first heard about them because they are written in a story format about a little boy named Fred who uses math in his everyday life. Fred is a 5 year old boy [...]

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 [...]