The Story of the World series is a great resource for homeschoolers looking for a history curriculum.
If life keeps you on the move, don’t worry; you’re children can still get their lessons done.
Geography resources and tips for homeschool parents.
It’s sometimes easy when homeschooling to stay indoors. There is always so much to do its tempting to forgo outings that, let’s face it, can be stressful. So it’s really great if you have a fun way to engage the kids to just move and be active without ever leaving the house. Hula is something that provides this for us. We studied Hawaiian culture
We just returned from a three-week trip to the northeast of the country. We explored a lot, enjoyed a good bit of it and walked away with some new knowledge. The exploration was fruitful in part because of the help of a a site I heard about through a friend. We visited so many places, a lot of them off the beaten path, that
Now that Spring is here, it’s time to get back out there! Take your child outdoors and Explore the world around you. Even cities have wild places around them. Locate those spaces and head out any one afternoon for some great quality time with your kids. Go prepared and you will sure to make some much needed fresh air fun. Things to keep
I can still hear my son’s little voice begging me to play “Grandma’s Treasure” just one more time. Over and over we played it until I started to dread it, like when your favorite song gets played out on the radio . This game would keep him enthralled for hours – the deck of cards enable you to set up a treasure hunt with
Here’s an activity you can do with children of any age. It’s fun, educational, and it helps build relationships! With your child, make a list of all of your relatives and family friends who live in other cities or out-of-state. Write down their addresses on a piece of paper. Show your child how to write a friendly letter, and instruct him to write a
If you are looking into new curriculum for the new year, take a few minutes to visit the site TheCurriculumChoice.com. Developed by a group of home educators, the mission of this site is to discuss favorite curricula and homeschooling methods. Because a number of homeschooling parents contribute to the site, different philosophies are represented, and most likely, you’ll find a writer there that shares
This year, my oldest son has been taking a geography class at our co-op. His teacher recommended the website SheppardSoftware.com to the students; the geography games are not only fun, but they are also very helpful when trying to learn the location and names of the countries and their capitals. My son has been using the site this semester and finding success with his