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Candy Cane Experiments in Christmas Homeschool

Candy Cane Experiments in Christmas Homeschool

When I asked moms which subject area would be the hardest one to integrate into their Christmas homeschool, the answer is often Science. So, let’s look at fun candy cane experiments you can use this December. Let’s face it, your kids are already thinking about Christmas and probably struggling to focus on their academics. If… Continue Reading

3 Branches of Government for Kids Learning

3 Branches of Government for Kids Learning

Elections are right around the corner, so this is the perfect time to teach the 3 branches of government for kids.  For each of our three branches of government, I’ve included books & activities you can do with your kids. Head over to your library’s website or amazon to find each of these books. Be sure… Continue Reading

Reformation Day Activities

Reformation Day Activities

Make history come alive with these Reformation Day activities. On Halloween, October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses on the church door and the Reformation came alive. After telling you a quick story about Martin Luther, Kerry shares some simple activities to help your kids love learning. In the comments, you’ll also find… Continue Reading

4 Steps to Raising Leaders in Your Homeschool

4 Steps to Raising Leaders in Your Homeschool

Is it time to take a fresh look at your homeschool? Where are you really headed? Will your kids be able to influence the world around them as adults? Will they impact others for Jesus Christ?Will they make wise decisions or follow the crowd?Will they have a strong foundation of Biblical education?How’s that Godly character… Continue Reading

3 Strategies to Encourage a Love of Learning {Free Homeschooling Masterclass}

3 Strategies to Encourage a Love of Learning {Free Homeschooling Masterclass}

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. Back to school time is so much fun, with all the new books. Real books are one way to encourage a love of learning. If you’re like me,… Continue Reading

Teaching Your Kids “How to Think” {FREE Masterclass}

Teaching Your Kids “How to Think” {FREE Masterclass}

I’ve been listening to you tell me which of our resources would be most helpful to your homeschool. Several items keep coming up, but one that continues to be at the top of the list is Teach Your Kids How to Think. As you plan for the year, are you looking to fill in the gaps? One… Continue Reading

Homeschool Room Ideas

Homeschool Room Ideas

Whether this is your first or fourteenth year of homeschooling, having a place to homeschool is important. I’m excited to share many homeschool room ideas with you. We’re all different, so find the space in your home that works for YOU. Please don’t compare your family or homeschool to others. Yesterday, I took you on… Continue Reading

Homeschool Schedule Ideas – Daily, Weekly, Annually

Homeschool Schedule Ideas – Daily, Weekly, Annually

So many questions these days about how to schedule your homeschool. What do you do each day? Should I homeschool four or five days each week? Should I homeschool year-round or use a traditional school year? Let’s talk about homeschool schedule ideas in each of these areas. Daily Homeschool Schedule Ideas We homeschooled for ten… Continue Reading

How to Choose Homeschool Curriculum

How to Choose Homeschool Curriculum

Many of you are asking these questions . . . Should I homeschool? How do I get started homeschooling? And most importantly: How to choose homeschool curriculum? It can be overwhelming, whether you’ve thought about homeschooling for years or if you’ve been thrust into homeschooling by no choice of your own. We started homeschooling when… Continue Reading

Fun Back to School Ideas {for homeschoolers}

Fun Back to School Ideas {for homeschoolers}

I know some of you homeschool year round, but I liked taking rest during the summer. I was more of a Labor Day to Memorial Day homeschooler, taking a “Sabbath” during the summer.  My kids still learned during the summer, but that’s another post. I love August as a back to school time. New school… Continue Reading