We have about 18 years to teach our kids all sorts of academics, from reading to advanced math. It’s an overwhelming load, and occasionally homeschooling parents forget the importance of practical subjects like nutrition and cooking. This is a bad thing, because food and food preparation choices can affect our lives in many ways. In fact, there are some who say that a significant percentage
I often supplement our learning with a lapbook. Lapbooks are a great tool to cover topical studies or perhaps something relevant to the seasonal year. Our latest purchase is a project pack from ‘In The Hands Of A Child‘ called ‘Industrial Revolution’. We have used many of their lapbooks and notebooking packs over the years, and I keep returning to them as their products are
I was delighted when I found Oak Meadow First Grade. It is full of hands on activities, beautiful art, and lots of resources. The Oak Meadow introduction spoke of developing the whole child: head, hands and heart. ~ I received product samples in exchange for an honest, independent review of this curriculum I love and have used in my homeschool. Please see our full disclosure
As the temperatures slip below freezing a world of possibilities for snow and ice nature study opens up. I know it seems that nature is dormant and that there is not much going on but that is where you would be wrong. We have had some wonderful winter nature adventures over the years. We’ve admired frozen spider webs; forced twigs; looked at how birds survive
Snowed in! Snowed in! What will we do when the winter blues set in and we are stuck inside? Here at The Curriculum Choice we are taking a look at what to do for a Snowed in Homeschool! Fun activities, crafts, games, learning ideas and more! Snowed in Homeschool Join all of us here at The Curriculum Choice in exploring fun and education options for
We are learning some typing skills over the holidays with homeschool typing for all ages with Typesy Homeschool keyboarding curriculum. “I LOVE Type Man!” said youngest this morning. We are changing up December with Christmas school 🎄 — including typing. This is such an easy and FUN way to fit in typing skills — even with all the hustle and bustle of the next weeks.
If every parent knew and acted on the research presented in Nicholas Kardaras’s Glow Kids, students would learn much better, fewer kids would be on medication for attention and mental health issues, and the psych wards for young people would not be as full. I have been trying to review Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction is Hijacking our Kids—and How to Break the Trance for
We all appreciate any help we can get in teaching anything to do with Shakespeare. How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare by Ken Ludwig is a guide to teaching your children to memorize some of the best passages from Shakespeare. This post contains affiliate links because I own this book and highly recommend it. See full disclosure policy for more details. This book uses memorization