Peaceful Ponds Science & Nature Study from Our Journey Westward is a unit study that incorporates many activities to further pond investigation. It is one of the many NaturExplorers Nature Unit Studies.
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. Learning to Sew with Sewing School That’s why I was excited to find Sewing School by Amie Petronis Plumley and Anbdria
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 ESL, plus lesson plans and other resources for educators. It’s even available in Spanish. This post contains affiliate
Most kids, regardless of their age, love to investigate and explore. They find joy in things like finger painting, building a volcano, taking things apart to see how they work, learning how to code, sewing a quilt, or constructing a tepee. Sure, it takes time to plan and complete projects and sometimes they can be messy. So why should you bother? Often, hands on learners have a better grasp of subject
Manners are some of those important life skills we need to teach our children. As you know, it’s not a once and done lesson, it’s an ongoing process. As our kids grow, it’s important to continually build their “manners library,” so they can feel confident in all of the new situations they’ll encounter. The Etiquette Factory has created an excellent curriculum for families who want to
One of my favorite ways to work on memorization with my kids is to play games. I have at least one board game for each core subject in our home school. Lately, we’ve been playing The Scrambled States of America Geography Game a lot. We’re studying USA geography, so I’ve been using it to help my girls remember the states and their capitals. This game
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