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Kids’ Craft Sites

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.

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Homeschool Help Online

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

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Record-Keeping

Homeschoolers in our state are responsible for their own record-keeping. Lesson plans and assignments need to be written down and the number of school days recorded. I’ve used several different methods to keep track of the work each of my children has completed. When I had one child doing schoolwork, I used a spiral notebook to keep track of the lessons. Each day I

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Introducing your Children to Asia

I just discovered this gem of an educational resource for students to explore Asia, Asian culture and issues that impact US relations with Asia. It covers some 30 countries that comprise Asia and feature materials from early civilizations to more current events. There are games, essays, lesson plans, glossaries and timelines that work great for elementary, middle and high school students. While primarily aimed

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