Are you looking for something to help build up your children’s writing skills? Have you ever thought of doing creative writing? Learning how to write stories can be very beneficial for children, and they are already natural story tellers… A Beka Books offers a great way to introduce your children to story writing. It is called Creative Writing – with Penmanship Skills, and it is
Are you looking for a grammar program for your high schoolers? How about a grammar program that is fun? Did I just say fun?? Yes, English 2600 high school grammar was fun! When we were looking around for a grammar program for my high schooler, we were not expecting to find something fun. We just wanted to find something that was a good fit.
With spring upon us and homeschooling beginning to wind down soon, I would begin to ponder and day-dream about summer. I loved that my daughter and I would have time to get out in nature more, and do all those fun summer things together, without the daily work of homeschooling. I started to think about nature study fun for the whole family. At the same
Are you looking for a fun way to teach science to your middle schoolers? Do you want something that is clearly written and also hands-on? When my daughter was in 5th grade, she wanted to learn all about rocks and geology. So, to add to our nature explorations, we went to our local teacher’s store looking for Middle School STEM Activity Books and found a
Are you looking for a complete art program for your children? In our homeschool, art was always a big part of our days. We often did our own projects, using ideas from our curriculum (Oak Meadow) or finding things to do on the web. But as my daughter grew, she wanted a more structured art program, and we found this helpful resource for our art
During this time of year, with rainy or windy weather outside, we were always looking for fun, indoor play activities to do. My daughter so wanted to play outside but often that was just not possible. With her regular homeschool PE classes on break during the holidays, she was also missing out on her regular exercise. And sometimes, climbing the walls! One year I
It’s November! The trees are still in full colorful bloom here, and the air is crisp, and also clean from the fall rains…. It’s also time a great time for writing…. When my teen was a 9th grader, we discovered National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Have you heard of it, too? It is a writing program, offered for students from elementary to high school, which
Do you have a child who struggles with reading? Do they get easily distracted, forget what line they are on or have trouble concentrating on what they are reading? Or do you have a teen who would benefit from a device that could eliminate distractions when reading? I have recently found a clever device that may be a help to your struggling reader! It is