When we first began home educating our eldest son we began with the Five In A Row Curriculum. I was smitten with the fact that it used many beloved picture books and would introduce us to some new ones we weren’t quite familiar with. We used the Five In A Row (FIAR) Curriculum for five beautiful years with our children before it was, sadly, time
It is no secret that historical fiction is a passion of mine. Not only do I enjoy reading historical fiction myself, but we incorporate a ton in our homeschool learning as well. Teaching History Through Literature with Beautiful Feet Books makes learning with historical fiction easy! Throughout our homeschooling years we have read many historical fiction books. I find that having a story-line, a person to follow,
If you’ve ever tried to find the best books for studying a historical time period, combine the books, and create a plan that works, you know how hard that task can be! Now, imagine that someone has done the hard work of finding all those books for you – the best books for your history studies, organized by grade-level and time period. Wouldn’t that be nice?
For the past year my eldest has been using Bookshark History 6 World History Year 1 of 2. Bookshark is a semi-new company to the homeschooling market. They offer a literature approach to history intermingling lovely books alongside history spines. If you’re up for it they offer full programmes in which science, math, language arts, and even history are included. We, however, only went with
Epi Kardia. In Greek, it means “at the heart.” To me, this curriculum gets right to the heart of what we want homeschooling to be in our family – a Christ-centered relationship and discipleship between parents and their children. My Family’s Story I’m continuously searching for the “best” curriculum for our needs, which are ever-changing. Unfortunately, my small town leaves a lot desired when it