KONOS Unit Studies are organized into subjects (Godly character traits: patience, attentiveness, honor) and offer hands-on learning with a Christian worldview that are adaptable to all ages. They are a mix of learning all subjects under one topic with a myriad of fun activities to get kids up and discovering.
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
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
Have you found a homeschool curriculum you and your children absolutely love? One that is a perfect fit for everyone’s learning style? A nice match for the age range of your household? That, my friends, is how I feel about Tapestry of Grace. Note: Since I first shared this review, I have the perspective of the years of rich education Tapestry has afforded us. I
There are few books as suited to finding homeschool rabbit trails as The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss. I’m sure you know the story: A family with four boys was shipwrecked on a deserted tropical island. Because they had been planning to set up a colony, the ship was full of useful supplies, but getting them onto the island was an adventure in
Do your children enjoy reading books about travel and adventure? One of our favorite stories is Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne. Although my boys enjoy reading interesting books, they also like to be active! We often read books aloud as a family so we can have discussions as we move through the materials. But, to really help bring our learning to