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Notebooking for Your Upcoming Homeschool

Notebooking for Your Upcoming Homeschool

Are you tired of using multiple choice tests to see if your child has learned anything? Do you want to create a love of learning in your children? Do you want your child to learn critical thinking skills in your homeschool? I strongly recommend using notebooks in your homeschool this school year. Instead of rehashing… Continue Reading

13 Reasons Why You Should Use Notebooking in Your Homeschool

13 Reasons Why You Should Use Notebooking in Your Homeschool

When I was homeschooling, it was easy to get burned out and wonder if my kids were even learning anything. At the end of our 10 years of homeschooling, I found a great way to see my kids learn and help me avoid burnout.  Those are 2 reasons I truly love notebooking.   What are… Continue Reading

National Jelly Bean Day is April 22 {Homeschool FUN}

National Jelly Bean Day is April 22 {Homeschool FUN}

A few years ago, my mom, my sister & I went to Ashley’s school.  She was teaching at-risk kids in first grade. My mom read a book about Easter. My sister took photos. I did some jelly bean activities with the kids. Next Tuesday is national jelly bean day, so you have some time to… Continue Reading

Holy Week for Kids – Homeschool Activities

Holy Week for Kids – Homeschool Activities

Today begins Holy Week (or Passion Week) so why not try some of our Holy Week for Kids Homeschool Activities in Language Arts, Science or History (below). Or, enter to win our Skies of the Cross (Bible, Science & History activities). Let’s begin with our free Bible Scripture Reading Plan. You can grab a copy… Continue Reading

St Patricks Day Activities: Lucky Charms Graph

St Patricks Day Activities: Lucky Charms Graph

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, so why not have some fun in your homeschool activities with one of our favorite St Patricks Day Activities?  This one is edible, just like the recent Oreo Phases of the Moon homeschool activity. Quick Question Before the Activity . . . Would you buy a book… Continue Reading

5 Strategies to Encourage a Love of Learning {Free Homeschooling Workshop}

5 Strategies to Encourage a Love of Learning {Free Homeschooling Workshop}

For many homeschool families, it’s back to school time. You’re gearing up for a new year, brushing off that curriculum and making plans for your kids’ education. Are you struggling to help your kids be successful & confident writers? Are your kids “less than” motivated to love learning? Do you want to inspire your kids… Continue Reading

Is a Homeschool Convention Worth Your Time & Money?

Is a Homeschool Convention Worth Your Time & Money?

Before I started homeschooling, I decided to check out the Houston homeschool convention. In my mind, it was a one-stop shopping place to get all my curriculum with no shipping charges. And that was all! A place to save money on my curriculum. Little did I know (or expect) God had so much more for… Continue Reading

High School Homeschool: Teaching Tip #4 {5 Days of How to Homeschool}

High School Homeschool: Teaching Tip #4 {5 Days of How to Homeschool}

Today we continue with our last teaching tip on how to homeschool. Independent Learning Strategies in Your High School Homeschooled Child When your children are young, you have the perfect opportunity to provide a firm character foundation. Not only should you ground your children in strong character, you should begin to develop a lifelong love… Continue Reading

Super Bowl Activities for Kids

Super Bowl Activities for Kids

It’s right around the corner, so why not have some fun in your homeschool with our Super Bowl activities for kids this year. You might even try a Super Bowl mini-unit this Thursday and Friday. Your kids will love it! Super Bowl Activities with History What’s the history of Super Bowl Super Bowl Activities –… Continue Reading

Shifting to Independent Learning:  Teaching Tip #3 {Day 4 of 5 Days of How to Homeschool}

Shifting to Independent Learning: Teaching Tip #3 {Day 4 of 5 Days of How to Homeschool}

Today we have day 4 of “5 Days of How to Homeschool My Child” – you can begin using today’s teaching technique immediately. Discover Learning Strategies As Your Homeschooled Child Shifts to Independent Learning As mentioned in earlier articles, it is imperative for you to develop strong character qualities and a love of learning. Both… Continue Reading