Summertime around our house means – bugs! By bugs, I not only mean bugs like stink bugs and milkweed bugs, but all the six-legged insects. There are bugs in the yard and bugs in the house, biting bugs and stinging bugs. And though parents may grumble, there is a way to make these buggy days fun for kids. They can create their own bug
I love yard sales; when I go to a sale, I feel like I’m on a treasure hunt. A couple of weeks ago, I stopped by a friend’s yard sale where I found a game that I had never seen before. It’s called Rory’s Story Cubes, and it has been a great addition to our school days! The game consists of nine dice-sized cubes;
Summer Learning Activities
For the child working on reading skills, practicing with readers theater scripts is a great addition to your regular lessons. If the word “theater” makes you a little nervous, don’t be. It’s an easy and fun exercise for all! Readers theater involves taking a piece of literature, adapting it into a script, and then reading it aloud. Each part in the script is assigned
A family newsletter is a great way to practice reading and writing skills in your homeschool — and a great way to record memories!
Worried about having socialized children when you homeschool? You don’t need to! There are so many opportunities available for Socializing when Homeschooling!
Need ideas to keep your younger students busy so the older ones can finish their work? Here’s a fun way to add a variety of activities into their day.
Journaling is a great exercise to get your students thinking, creating, writing — no matter how old they are!
If life keeps you on the move, don’t worry; you’re children can still get their lessons done.
An oral history project is a great way to get your student writing…and learning!