The words “creative homeschool” can conjure up images of arts, crafts, music, writing, and drama. It can also, however, refer to creatively fostering learning, to thinking outside the box and developing new approaches to the actual process of learning. Both of these aspects are vital parts of happy homeschools, so sit back, relax, and read about all kinds of homeschool creativity. We hope your family
Four years ago we moved into the Owl House. A generous friend asked if we had room for a piano–their family was growing and they could use the space. We said yes, and a team of neighbors delivered a shiny, black piano and then tucked into the corner of our dining room. The only problem? No one in our house played the piano! Enter Mr.
If you cringe at the thought of personal piano lessons for all your kids, you NEED to check out online piano lessons with Hoffman Academy. It’s the perfect choice for piano lessons for families on a budget. Hoffman Academy is a FREE online piano tutorial series that’s perfect for kids (and adults!) that want to learn how to play the piano. And, yes, you read
When my daughter was approaching her fifth birthday, she begged to learn Chinese. At the time, I really struggled to find resources that were geared to non-native speakers. I was recently provided a copy of A Little Mandarin – a music CD of Chinese Children’s Classics – in exchange for my honest review. I wish that I had known of A Little Mandarin when we
From the Preamble of the Constitution to the Erie Canal it’s an American experience through song. Of all the great children’s music out there this is my all time favorite to supplement for our homeschool. Wee Sing America! Wee Sing America is a full hour of American heritage through song. It is lively and energetic with a variety of voices and instruments. The American folk
I’m happy to share with you a creative and fun way to study the human body. I came across this program many years ago, about 10 actually. I first used Lyrical Life Science- Volume 3 with my two oldest children. I liked it so much that I am using it again with my youngest. What makes this program shine is most definitely the music. It
I am a private piano teacher. This has been such a great way to make an extra income (and a pretty good income, at that!) while I am homeschooling my two children. There are, however, ways that I could improve upon what I do, and – in the process – do all of this for the glory of God. Enter my new favorite ebook: The
You are in for a treat at the end. Don’t miss the giveaway! Dear homeschool parent, Are you like me? Do you long to enrich your homeschool with studies of composers and artists? Do you wish that someone would just do it all for you? You know, invest the time in research, find the online links, point you to the resources you need? All I