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 [...]

Oak Meadow English 8 – My Review

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Oak Meadow English 8 is all about introducing the components of good literature to your middle schooler.  As a family, we had been using Oak Meadow curriculum for english and history for many years.  We love how Oak Meadow's focus is on hands on learning and it works to meet the child when she is:  [...]

A Healthier You by A Beka Books

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It seems to be that time of year again, when we begin to think about the coming year, and our children's needs for curriculum.  One of the areas that I sometimes have missed in our homeschool has been in health education.  We have always added PE into the mix, but did not start working with [...]

A Beka’s Vocabulary Spelling V – Review

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My family has used A Beka's spelling and vocabulary programs for many years, starting with middle school. We liked how these course were set up. We also appreciated that they were aligned to state standards and included a poetry section in each book. So when we were looking for a solid vocabulary program for my [...]

Animal Stories by Oak Meadow – Review

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When my daughter was little, she loved reading about animals, especially cats. Probably because we have two cats who have always lived in our house.  So when we happened upon a chapter book called Animal Friends, we knew we had a find.  We found this heartwarming book one year, as it happened to be included [...]

Habitats Study by Evan-Moor

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Are you looking for something new to change things up for the New Year?  One year, at this time, my family took a break from our regular routine and worked in a book from Evan-Moor's Science Works for Kids series.  We chose their book, "Habitats".  This book taught my younger one simple science concepts, while [...]