This post is sponsored by College Prep Science. I was compensated for my time to review; all opinions are my own. So many companies want the attention of homeschoolers these days! Especially in this pandemic season, where homeschooling grew, the options for curriculum feel endless. For example, books, kits, unit studies on every subject and for every reason exist. To help parents wade through it
It’s that time of the year when citizen scientists everywhere are gearing up for the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). It’s easy to participate and the bird count is a great way to contribute to actual data being used by ornithologists. You can have a Great Backyard Bird Count Homeschool! Great Backyard Bird Count Homeschool Let’s look at ways we can join in from the
Looking for a way to teach geography in a fun and engaging way? How about via song? Geography Songs is a great way to help kids learn all things geography! Geography Songs – Sing Around the World! You know how, in secret societies, people recognize each other by a sign, a gesture, or a word? Well, that’s how I used to feel about Geography Songs.
In just a few short months I’ll graduate my third child from high school. I feel quite excited for my daughter. Although it also feels surreal her homeschool days are complete. For all the Moms of preschoolers or elementary kids, know that graduation does actually come! — and comes fast. My teens’ transition from homeschooling came with a learning curve. Definitely, searching colleges to match interests
The pace of my children learning to read varied widely between five kids. Kind of like the tortoise and the hare! Some took off almost on their own or with a sibling’s support. This of course made my homeschooling job easier. I simply fed them oodles of books to choose from. But, other children approached reading skills slowly and steadily — step by (sometimes painful)
Every year in January we celebrate the life and contributions of MLK Jr. Who was he? Why was he important? What contributions did he make to our history? All these questions and more are important ones to know. Who Was Martin Luther King Jr.? Martin Luther King, Jr., was born January 15th, 1929 as Michael Luther King, Jr., but later changed his name to Martin.
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 World. You probably know the folks at Draw Your World
The clock is ticking, with just one month remaining in the year 2020. Many are ready for the year to end, but with each new sunrise, God reminds us, “This is the day the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it” (Psalm 118:24 NLT). December brings about its own challenges under normal circumstances, but with a global pandemic, the days in
Do you find yourself stuck each December, trying to figure out how to keep your homeschool running smoothly AND bring in just the right amount of joy and festivity to your Christmas homeschool? Maybe you have good intentions for adding Christmas -themed learning and activities to your homeschool, but the time between the changing colors of the leaves and the Christmas shopping rush slips between
Brilliant colors and cool, breezy mornings mean autumn has arrived with great fanfare. Continue looking for the splendor of the season throughout the month of November and count blessings every day. Be grateful for the goodness of life and thankful for the fellowship of family and friends. Celebrate November with some of the zany holidays below and create a few unique family ones, too. November