Hands On History Artists Activity-Pak by Homeschool in the Woods “Hands-on” is the perfect description for this product because there really isn’t much reading and text except for what is presented when doing the activities. That makes it ideal for the tactile learner. You can first do the learning projects and activities of your choice and then later use them to build the lapbook. An
It’s time to break out those Advent Calendars and count down to Christmas. But instead of chocolates, why not count down with a charming story? Charlie and Noel: An Advent Calendar Story by Franziska Macur is a personal and inviting approach to preparing our hearts for the Christmas season. One objective the Lord has placed on my heart this season is to have a simple
Over the years trial and error got me where I needed to be for applying methods in order to be the most effective teacher for my learner. But oh how I wish I had had Home Field Advantage just given to me from the beginning! I have homeschooled for over 12 years. I first started with no experience or understanding of homeschooling. We began the
Put a Catholic perspective into your next state geography study with Catholic Pilgrimage Press! I was thrilled when I got the opportunity to review this mini unit study on Florida. It was the perfect way to begin our study of the 50 states: with a bit of Catholic culture and inspiration. Whenever possible I try to add our Catholic faith into our homeschool program. A
Sometimes I am looking for a book that holds all my creativity and tendency to wander through the fields homeschooling together. Story of the U.S.A. Books 1 and 2 were just the framework I needed to keep our history program on track this year. We tend to take history exploration literally and wander by adding small unit studies and lots of historical fictions to read.
As a military spouse I know that freedom comes at a price. As a homeschool mom I want to teach my children to be patriotic and to be good citizens. We can’t lose a sense of belonging to our nation nor the acknowledgement of freedoms we enjoy due to the sacrifices of those who have served. How can we pass on to our children an
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
As Roman Catholics, First Communion is a monumental step in the faith life of a child. As parents we want to do our best to help our children understand the Sacrament of Holy Communion and prepare them for it. We want their first time receiving to be special, an experience that stays with them their whole life, upon which they can build their relationship with