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Summer Fun in the Sun! – Summer Picture Books

The weather is hot, the insects are out, the kids are ready to swim — it must be summer! Whether or not you’re formally homeschooling through the summer, it’s still a great time for children to keep learning. If you have younger students, you can create a unit study of the season using books found at your library. Some of the books you might

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All the Way Around – Learning Wrap Ups

Lately, my elementary students have needed to review their math facts, so once again we’ve pulled out the old flash cards and made going through them part of our school day. Although the flash cards are helpful, we’ve also been using a more enjoyable, hands-on alternative: Learning Wrap Ups. Wrap Ups come in sets of plastic key-shaped pieces about five inches in length. A

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Homeschool | Fun in the Fall

Fall is one of my favorite seasons of the year and a great time for hands-on learning activities with your children. If the weather is still pleasant in your area, here are a few ideas you and your child can try: Make a Leaf Suncatcher Collect some of those beautiful colored leaves. Press them between two pieces of clear contact paper or waxed paper.

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