Bugging Around Insects Review (and giveaway!)

It's summer! My favorite season of all. I love the freedom to let go of our regular schedule, take frequent trips to the beach and let learning become just a natural part of our carefree, summer days. One thing my little one always loved to do was to explore around our property, for anything that [...]

The Unofficial Guide to Homeschooling

Are you considering homeschooling for your kids?  Do you feel a little overwhelmed with all the information that is out there?  I did, when we were first thinking about the homeschooling option for my daughter.  I wanted to find unbiased information on the pros and cons of homeschoooling and did not know where to turn. [...]

You Can Learn Sign Language – My Review

You Can Learn Sign Language

Are you looking for a way to add a little fun to your homeschool this March?  Do you want something easy to teach and hands-on? One year, in early March, my daughter was struggling with her reading program, and just needed a little time away from it for a bit.  I wanted her to do [...]

Science Wiz Kits – My Review

Chemistry Wiz Review

Are you looking for  fun, creative learning activities for a cold winter day?  The folks at Science Wiz have a number of options for you, and it's all hands-on science fun!  Suck an egg into a bottle. Learn about states of matter and make candles. Capture a CO2 explosion and more! Science Wiz kits, made [...]

Cursive Writing Practice

    It's December and it's such a busy time for all of us...with preparations, maybe family coming to visit, and everything else that goes into December for our own families.  Then when January rolls around, and it's time to get back to homeschool again,  it can sometimes be hard to get back into the [...]

Clay Fun Art by Oak Meadow – My Review

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Do your little ones struggle with handwriting? Is it hard for them to hold their pencil, to form their letters? We all know that arts and crafts are a great way to develop the small muscles of the hand for handwriting. Drawing, cutting, working with pastels, painting, and even finger painting in pudding can really [...]

Pencil Starter Kit Review at The Curriculum Choice

Do your little ones struggle with handwriting?  Is it hard for them to hold a pencil comfortably?  Or do they grip it very tightly?  Learning to write shouldn't have to be a struggle.  There are so many ways we can help, and one of my favorite tools is the Starter Pencil Kit from Draw Your [...]

Academic Challenge Cup Review

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Are  you looking for a fun way to fight the "summer slide?"  Do your kids like the play computer games?  That's not even a question!  My high schooler likes to play games, of course. Last summer she couldn't stop playing this one.  I am talking about The Academic Challenge Cup, a game by the Critical [...]