If you are homeschooling preschool or elementary-aged children, you’re probably doing a lot of activities to supplement the lessons. Subjects such as science and social studies especially lend themselves to creative ideas. If you are looking for a new craft idea for your children, try one of these sites: AllFreeCrafts.com This site features more than 1100 original crafts as well as homemade gift ideas.
In one of the neighboring towns near my home is a huge warehouse/store that sells homeschooling curricula from many different publishers. It’s an adventure to walk in and search for resources; the shelves are completely filled with books, workbooks, and study guides. If you don’t have such a store in your area, however, don’t worry. There are quite a few online stores that sell
Language and Thinking for Young Children by Ruth Beechick and Jeannie Nelson is a wonderful oral language resource for homeschooling parents of children in preschool, kindergarten, or the early elementary grades. Designed as a full year’s course, this single book contains ideas and activities that can be adapted both for very young children as well as older children who are not yet reading. The
Sometimes it’s hard to recall what life was like before the internet. I remember when we were given a used 486 computer about 11 years ago and started out with dial-up service. Everything was so new then, but today, we can access information from around the world with just a few clicks of the mouse. And this is great news for homeschoolers. Not only
Summer is here, and while the kids are relaxing, homeschooling parents are preparing for the next school year. Classes are planned, lessons are written out, and schoolbooks are purchased. If you’re trying to save a little money on next year’s curriculum, you might consider buying used texts. There are several good sites online to find used homeschooling books online. eBay: This is one of