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 [...]

Learning to Sew with Sewing School {a Review}

Learning to Sew with Sewing School {a Review} thumbnail

As an avid sewer myself, I knew that sewing was a life skill I wanted my girls to have. But sometimes it’s hard to teach a beginner when you’ve been doing something for so long that it’s become second nature to you. That’s why I was excited to find Sewing School by Amie Petronis Plumley [...]

Peterson Field Guides for Young Naturalists

Peterson Field Guides for Young Naturalists thumbnail

This post contains affiliate links to books we love and use in our family. What would the world be without birds? Birds are a favorite subject for young children as they spy birds in their yards and at near-by parks. Nurturing a love of birds is easy when you have one or two of Peterson [...]

The Story of Canada by Janet Lunn and Christopher Moore

The Story of Canada by Janet Lunn and Christopher Moore thumbnail

Although relatively short and peaceful, Canada’s history is both fascinating and significant.  Our family owns all kinds of Canadian history books, but for a readable overview that appeals to all ages we prefer The Story of Canada by Janet Lunn and Christopher Moore. This large, colorful book is full of detailed illustrations and interesting stories [...]

GEO Puzzles Review – Geography Fun

GEO Puzzles Review – Geography Fun thumbnail

Please note that this review includes affiliate links because we really love this product and highly recommend it to you. Puzzles! Our family always enjoys a good puzzle. We jumped at the chance to use GEO Puzzles as part of our homeschooling geography plans. Most pieces are shaped like the country, state, or province they [...]