When it's cold outside I love to make a cup of tea, curl up under a blanket, and read to myself or out loud to the family. I had so much fun putting together this list of some … [Read more...] about Children’s Books for the Christmas Season
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Even if you take a break from formal homeschooling during the holidays, it's still easy to help your kids keep learning! How about this fun science project/experiment? Have … [Read more...] about Christmas Science Experiment: Borax Crystal Snowflakes
Many children just don't enjoy learning to read! Years ago when I was teaching my son to read, he was definitely one of those children! He wanted to already know how to read … [Read more...] about Help Your Child Develop Better Reading Skills (and Enjoy It!)
Reasons to Keep a Nature Journal There are so many wonderful reasons to keep a nature journal!! I will discuss a few of them here with you, and I hope you'll share some of … [Read more...] about 10 Reasons to Keep a Nature Journal
Some children are born bookworms, but how do you engage a child who simply doesn’t like to read? After all, one of the best ways to jumpstart your learners’ education is … [Read more...] about 6 Simple Practices to Engage Unwilling Readers
Do you have a child between the ages of 2 and 13? Reading Eggs is great for younger students who want to have fun and build some pre-reading skills or for older students who … [Read more...] about Reading Eggs Is a Fun Way to Develop and Improve Reading Skills!
Are you looking for a simple nature study to do with your children? Sometimes we moms think we have to dream up something elaborate in order to teach our children something of … [Read more...] about Dragonfly Nature Study
Teaching kids to read is so much fun, isn't it? I'm currently teaching my fourth daughter to read, and it's definitely time well invested. It's so fulfilling for me to watch … [Read more...] about DIY Herbal Play Dough to Teach Phonics
If you'd like a fun and easy freestyle unit study to do with your children this summer, this is it! Around Independence Day is a great time to learn about the American … [Read more...] about American Revolution Activities for Kids
Toddlers are so much fun! They are active, curious, affectionate, and just plain fun! And while we don't recommend spending much sit-down-at-a-desk learning time for toddlers, … [Read more...] about Homeschooling Ideas for Toddlers
Do you have a child who needs to improve his or her reading skills this summer? Summer is the perfect time to brush up on reading skills or develop new reading skills during a … [Read more...] about Improve Your Child’s Reading This Summer!
It can be hard to get the basic subjects done each day in our homeschools! I've been homeschooling for 19 years, and I think every single year I feel like I've left out … [Read more...] about An Easy Way to Include Art in Your Homeschool