The Story of Canada by Janet Lunn and Christopher Moore

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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

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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 [...]

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Please note that this review includes affiliate links because we really love this product and highly recommend it to you. During high school, one of my sons showed interest in learning more about architecture. This interest-driven subject included all kinds of learning, including building with K'NEX Education - Intro to Structures: Bridges. We were more [...]

The Official SAT Question of the Day

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If your teen is planning to take the SAT, it’s a good idea to practice.  You can spend huge amounts of money on SAT prep classes, or you can buy a practice book as we did.  However, the valuable first step we take is free:   in grade 11 we start doing The Official SAT Question of [...]

Picture Smart Bible Curriculum

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Do you have a visual learner?  How about an artist?  How about a linguistic learner?  Kinesthetic, maybe?  One who likes to make ordered lists in his or her mind? Well, parents of all kinds of learners are in luck!  The Picture Smart Bible curriculum meets so many learning styles and works for all ages - [...]

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"She who opens her eyes and her heart nature-ward even once a week finds nature study in the schoolroom a delight and an abiding joy......She finds, first of all, companionship with her children; and second, she finds that without planning or going on a far voyage, she has found health and strength." Handbook of Nature [...]

How To Teach Your Children Shakespeare

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This post contains affiliate links because I own this book and highly recommend it. See full disclosure policy for more details. We all appreciate any help we can get in teaching anything to do with Shakespeare.  How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare by Ken Ludwig is a guide to teaching your children to memorize some [...]

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  When I began researching homeschooling options way back when, I ran across Ambleside Online and was immediately intrigued. For various reasons, I ended up selecting another curriculum to begin with; however, Christmas found me lingering on the Ambleside Online website. By the New Year, we jumped into Year 1 and haven’t looked back since. [...]