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
Portals & Prophets is a Biblical time travel game focusing on moving your player to various locations on the map of Israel. The trick is to be in a location in the correct century. If your family is like mine, you love games! We collect games. We play games. We love new games. Biblical games are a unique challenge for game makers. And it’s fun
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
The leaves are changing and the weather is cooling off here in NY. As the days get shorter and the nights longer (something I don’t look forward to), I hold on to the anticipation of the upcoming holiday season. Beginning with fall and running through the New Year we find ourselves swept up in a wave of season/holiday celebrations. Not just in our everyday lives,