Summer Fun

JULY 7, 2021

Tips For a Safe “Fun in the Sun” Summer

Guest post by Stephanie Wilkins Summer is in full swing and kids are having the time of their lives outdoors. With all the outdoor fun comes the possibility of sunburn, dehydration, heat rash/foot…

MAY 24, 2021

Why Gardening is Perfect for Homeschool Kids

I had been on the fence for a while about introducing gardening to my kids. Sometimes I thought that they were too young for it, other times I thought about the dirt and laundry. The past year,…

APRIL 19, 2021

Tips for Summer Homeschooling

Guest post by Kimberly Smith. Every summer, I am faced with this dilemma. Often throughout the years, I have had great intentions of keeping my children's skills moving forward, but after…

SEPTEMBER 1, 2020

How I Spent My Summer Vacation: World-School Style

Sponsored by The Culture Trotters. Last we shared with you we were in Akumal, Mexico riding out the shutdown with the cutest little troop of spider monkeys. Since then, a lot has changed.  Mexico…

JULY 15, 2020

Unexpected Benefits of World Schooling

Sponsored by Culture Trotters. As homeschooling families, we all are already on the road less traveled. As world schoolers I feel like we are now out in the jungle with a machete forging our…

JULY 13, 2020

Journal Your Way to Stress-Free Summer Writing

Writing in the summer? No way! Well, maybe if it’s not formal writing… And if it’s for a short period… And if it’s fun… One way to get your kids to write in the summer is through…

JUNE 28, 2020

Desire-Led Summer Learning for Teens and Tweens

We homeschool with state requirements of 180 days of instruction for the school year. So, every May or June when we get to the 180th day, we celebrate with loud renditions of “School’s out…

JUNE 26, 2020

Using the Summertime to Build Background Knowledge

This post is sponsored by Time4Learning.com Imagine you are a third-grader, living your whole life in a high-rise apartment building in New York City.  For school, you are asked to read Charlotte’s…

JUNE 12, 2020

55 Free Summer Camps and Classes!

The summer of 2020 may not end up being like any summer you are used to but that doesn’t mean that it can’t be packed full of fun, learning, and summer activities! With the advantages of…

JUNE 2, 2020

8 Ways Online Learning Can Change Your Summer!

While it can be tempting to spend all summer relaxing by the pool or in the backyard hammock without a care in the world, summertime is also a great opportunity for additional learning.  Whether…