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Field Day – Homeschool Activities

Our homeschooling co-op is planning their annual field day! This is a great idea for people homeschooling and looking for new homeschool activities outside the home that involve the community. Each year elementary students take part, and it’s always a lot of fun. If you’re not part of a co-op, don’t worry – you can still have a field day. A friend of mine organizes

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Physical Education for Homeschoolers

I remember physical education class in elementary school, though it was so long ago! It involved jumping jacks, relay races, and kickball. While your child can do jumping jacks on his own, relay races and kickball are team activities. Even with a big family, it’s often difficult for homeschoolers to participate traditional PE activities. But homeschooled children can have school days complete with physical

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Let’s bring back the afterschool playdate

When school is out for the day, kids just want to run and play, speak as loud as they want, eat to their hearts desire… you get the picture. I believe they earn these small freedoms after a day chuck full of regulations. As afternoon caretakers, the most wonderful gift we can give our children is this unstructured freedom. For the most part, some

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