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St Patricks Day Activities for Kids & Recipes

St Patricks Day Activities for Kids & Recipes

Well, St. Patricks Day is in 1 week…next Tuesday!  How will you tie-in St Patricks Day activities for kids with your homeschool? Here are several St Patricks Day activities for kids and a few delicious recipes. Enjoy! St Patricks Day Activities for Kids  (Reading, Writing, Math, Notebooking, Printables) St Patricks Day Activities: Lucky Charms Graph… Continue Reading

Presidents Day Activities for Kids

Presidents Day Activities for Kids

Today, we celebrate President’s Day. Some of you may have taken the day off. If that’s the case, you can enjoy one of these Presidents Day activities for kids later this week. Last year, Ashley was teaching first grade to at-risk kids. I volunteered at her school and plan a reading, writing & art activity. … Continue Reading

Gardening with Kids {Weekend Links}

Gardening with Kids {Weekend Links}

With spring upon us, I thought gardening with kids would be a great topic.  If you have some other links to gardening activities for kids … please post it as a comment. Click on any image to get more info. Growing Worms – Kids will love this! . . If you would like our Spring… Continue Reading

Baseball Fun Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

Baseball Fun Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

Leading up to the World Series, I wasn’t that interested this year.  (Sorry Cardinal & Red Sox fans) Until I found out that an Aggie was pitching for the Cardinals as a rookie.  I planned a date night for Steve & I to watch it on Thursday, just to watch Wacha. I’ll share that on… Continue Reading

More FREE Homeschool Interviews & Giveaway: Marshmallow Gun Business

More FREE Homeschool Interviews & Giveaway: Marshmallow Gun Business

We’ve had great response to our free homeschooling interviews, through Homeschool Super Heroes. We’ve talked about family discipleship, infertility, wellness & other  special problems in homeschooling. Today we discuss some great topics for homeschool moms: Teen & Kid Business Using literature in homeschooling Stories & Reluctant Reader Bringing history to life in your homeschool  … Continue Reading

Homeschooling in All Areas {Weekend Links}

Homeschooling in All Areas {Weekend Links}

Thought you might like some encouragement in a variety of subject areas as you homeschool.         Please vote right now for this blog by clicking here…thanks! It takes less than 5 seconds. (You can vote more than once, every 24 hours) Question:  If you have a blog post or encouragement in homeschooling… Continue Reading

Historical Fiction for Kids – 10 Books Set in Bible Times

Historical Fiction for Kids – 10 Books Set in Bible Times

I recently finished Journey for Tobiyah, set during Israel’s captivity and immediately read another historical fiction for kids set during the Exodus. When the 10 in 10 series had a post about book lists, I knew I would share 10 of my favorites –  historical fiction for kids … set in Bible times.  So, here’s… Continue Reading

Help Your High Schooler with Independent Studies

Help Your High Schooler with Independent Studies

I have homeschooled 6 children – 4 are done with their schooling, but I have 2 left. It seems that when my kids turn 14-ish, they hit a plateau and all of a sudden they want mom to sit by their side when they do their studies. I thought they would be more independent in… Continue Reading

February Recap

February Recap

Many homeschoolers give a weekly wrap-up on Friday. I decided I would be better for an end of the month recap. I can handle once a month. I want to share how I’m doing on my one-word for 2013, as well as how I’m doing on my reading goal of 52 books this year. You’ll… Continue Reading

How to Create a Love of Learning {Part 3}

How to Create a Love of Learning {Part 3}

Normally I don’t share facts & figures on this blog. It’s more a personal story of my homeschooling…lessons I learned so you can do better, activities to increase a love of learning. But I came across some interesting research about instilling a love of learning that might help you in your homeschool. We haven’t talked… Continue Reading