We know it’s important for our children to get enough exercise, but how do we work physical education into our homeschooling day? Even though you may not have a daily class time for P.E., there are other ways to fit it into your child’s schedule. Check with your local YMCA to see if they have homeschool classes available. Our YMCA offers exercise classes once
Whether or not you’re new to homeschooling, the Core Knowledge book series edited by E. D. Hirsch, Jr. is a valuable resource for those teaching children from kindergarten through sixth grade. Designed to be used by both parents and teachers, the books discuss the important knowledge a child should learn as he completes a particular grade. Titles include What Your Kindergartener Needs to Know,
Summer is generally a more-relaxed time, even if you are schooling year-round. One way to combine fun with learning during the summer months is to play games. While you can purchase educational games from teaching stores or online, you can also make your own. You can even involve your children in crafting the game before you play it. Here are a few of the
I’m often looking for coloring pages online for my elementary students that go along with their science and history lessons. I don’t have a lot of time to search the web, so I prefer sites with page links that show thumbnails of the images instead of text only. That way I know the picture is one I want without waiting for it to download.