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APRIL 11, 2014

Homeschool Science – Rock Nature Study

    Do you have a little geologist? My kids are fascinated by rocks. They have jars and containers full of them. We recently moved into a house with a very nice backyard. In…

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APRIL 10, 2014

Get Outdoors and Hands-On with Science

Springtime is a great time of year to take learning outside. Your children will be itching to get out, and you can build their science skills by helping them observe nature the way scientists…

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APRIL 2, 2014

Preschool Online -Free Resource

The preschool years are an exciting but intense time for us as parents, and for our children. Schooling choices, potty training, and socialization. In the beginning, we fought our way through…

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MARCH 31, 2014

Pre-K Science: Beginning to Explore

So, there you are with your little four-year-old you’ve decided to homeschool.  There are multiple schools of thought out there on how much “school” should actually be happening in preschool. …

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MARCH 12, 2014

Build Something – Woodworking Inspiration

Do your kids know how to build things?  I mean, really, BUILD things?! That's a great way to cultivate their creativity and grow their minds. Using woodworking for kids is one of the best…

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MARCH 6, 2014

Nature Study for Everybody

   “There is no kind of knowledge to be had in these early years so valuable to children as that which they get for themselves, of the world they live in. Let them at once get into…

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MARCH 5, 2014

Developing a Love of Learning

  I would like to tell you a little bit about our homeschool journey and what we finally settled on after 1 year of tears! I hope you find some of this information inspirational and helpful…

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FEBRUARY 3, 2014

Sewing in the Curriculum

    Want to teach your child some new skills while also making wonderful connections to their regular curriculum?  Sewing just might be the answer! Sewing not only allows…

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DECEMBER 26, 2013

TeachwithMovies.org is now FREE!

Literature is great—and so are movies. Combine them and you have a double whammy as far as educational/homeschooling resources go.  There are several Internet sites that deal exclusively with…

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DECEMBER 9, 2013

The Gifts of Homeschooling – What’s in it for Mom?

Sometime between a frustrating lesson on improper fractions and an oft-interrupted chapter of Where the Red Fern Grows with my three older students, I noticed that it was quiet.  Too quiet. …

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