Category - Homeschool

You are CRISIS-Schooling, NOT Homeschooling

With public school closing due to social distancing, parents are being told that they are homeschooling their children until the pandemic passes.  You parents are working hard for sure, but you are...

Support for Suddenly Homeschooling Families

Wondering how you will make it through the next several weeks or months all stuck in your house together? Online public school at home is only going to take you so far. Here are a list of all the...

Coronavirus School Closure Guide for Parents

As the number of schools in the united states and around the world have shut down due to the COVID-19, parents are stuck wondering what they should do with their kids for the days, weeks, and months...

Christmas Story Scavenger Hunt for Kids

This is a fun Christmas Story Scavenger Hunt for Kids where they not only get to go on a bow scavenger hunt, but they will be reminded of the real meaning of Christmas by putting the story of Jesus’...

Reading the Easy Way – Kindergarten

Kids will have fun learning to read with Reading the Easy Way Kindergarten! It includes sight word worksheets, games, readers, and so much more! Updated:  Post originally published November 5, 2012.

FREE Homeschool Schedule Planner

This free printable homeschool schedule planner is perfect for encouraging your student to become independent is by providing a daily agenda just for her! More than 30 days of inspirational quotes!

Library Scavenger Hunt

Help kids learn to navigate the library, find the major areas of a library, learn about the different book genres, authors, and the Dewey decimal system with these free printable library scavenger...

25 Reasons Why I LOVE Homeschooling

Have you ever wondered why so many families choose to homeschool? Here are some of the many reasons 2 million families in America love homeschooling!

Should I Homeschool my Kids?

Are you frustrated with your public school, can’t afford a private school, or just heard a lot of people take about homeschool and are wondering should I homeschool my kids? Let’s dive...

Our Curriculum Picks (1st, 4th, 6th grade)

Since I love seeing what curriculum everyone else is using, I thought I’d give you a peak of our homeschool curriculum picks and plan for 2017-2018 school year.

5 Ways to Use the Beach as Your Classroom

Make learning fun this summer or even during the school year if you are lucky enough to live by the beach with these fun, clever ideas for using your beach as a classroom.

5 Ways to Make a Curriculum Fit Your Family

Are you searching for the perfect curriculum for your family and having no luck finding it? The problem is the perfect curriculum doesn’t exist. So use these 5 tips to make a curriculum fit...

3 Simple Tips for Finding the Perfect Curriculum

Have you noticed the huge number of different curricula available? The Rainbow Resource catalog of homeschool resources is huge! It begs the question, just how do you find the perfect curriculum for...

How to Start Homeschooling

The Chinese have a saying, “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” The saying applies to homeschooling. The best time to start homeschooling is from...

Ideas for Outdoor Education

It’s the time of year when the weather is getting warmer, and the learning tasks are getting monotonous. Here are 7 fun and simple ways to get some outdoor education activities into your...

How to Homeschool with Toddlers

Toddlers dash into the bathroom, unroll the toilet paper, and paint the walls with toothpaste the moment you leave them unsupervised… even if it’s just for a moment. How are you to...

How to Homeschool During the Holidays

Trying to keep up the normal homeschool routine during the holidays is a sure-fire way to burn yourself out. There’s so much to do and the kids are bouncing off the walls. Instead shift your...

Make Homeschooling Easier by Combining Children

Nothing is worse than trying to juggle a multitude of curricula and children. You’re constantly changing gears from studying cells with your oldest child to studying gravity with your youngest...

20+ Homeschool Organization Ideas & Hacks

If you are a homeschool family, teacher or mom, you know how important being organized is, right? Here are some fabulous organization ideas and hacks that will hopefully inspire you to get organized!

Homeschooling in only 15 hours a week!

Are you worried you don’t have enough time to homeshool? Or are you a homeschooling family and you feel like all you do is homeschool and are looking for a new homeschool schedule? Here is how...

Homeschool Back-to-School Supplies

Whether you are new to homeschooling or a seasoned pro here is a great list of back to homeschool supplies you’ll want to snag along with some great tips!

Homeschool Curriculum K, 3rd grade, 5th grade

I love taking a peak at other people’s homeschool curriculum choices! So… here is what we are going to be studying this upcoming year in Kindergarten, 3rd grade, and 5th grade as well as...

Create an Awesome Reading Nook

Do your children have a special place to read, a location full of pillows, good books, and great lighting? If not, why not create a reading nook for your children this summer.

4 Tips for Teaching Young Children

Teaching young kids is frustrating. They’re wonderfully enthusiastic, but their learning is rather stop and go. Don’t worry about reaching a destination in your studies, instead, relax...

3 Ways to Take Your Homeschool Outside this Spring

As the school year is slowly winding down, the monotony of sitting around the table is getting old. The birds are singing, the sky is blue, the grass is green, and the world is beckoning. It’s...

3 Ways to Take a Break While Homeschooling

Do you ever need to take a few minutes to yourself to relax, regroup, enjoy a book, or simply relax? Here are some easy ways to take a break while homeschooling?

5 Tips for Recovering from a BAD Homeschool Day

5 Tips for Recovering from a Bad Homeschool Day We all have a bad homeschool day once in a while. Sometimes the kids are wild and simply won’t settle down, and other times it’s simply...

Tips for Introverted Homeschool Moms

Being a homechool mom can be exhausting; especially if you are naturally an introvert! Here are some great tips form homeschooling families.

FREE First Day of School Signs

You are going to love these free printable first day of school signs! They are simple and classic. Updated: Post originally published July 29, 2015.

9 Things to Start Your Homeschool Year Out Right

For many homeschoolers we are about to start back into out regular homeschooling schedule. But before you jump in {or as a good self check if you are already back}  here are the Top 9 things to...

Create Your Peaceful Homeschool Now

July is here, the Back-to-School sales are about to begin, and the first day of school is just around the corner. Now is the best time of year to prepare for a peaceful homeschool.

5 FUN & Effective Methods for Reviewing

Our children’s job is learning. So how effective are we at teaching them so they are retaining what they’ve learned. Here are 5 FUN, effective methods of reviewing what kids have learned...

Top 10 Elementary Apps for Kids

If you have an ipad chances are you are always looking for great, educational apps for kids. Here are 10 you are going to want to check out for your elementary or homeschooling child.

How Maple Syrup is Made

In the spring our homeschool kids were able to take a fieldtrip to see first hand how maple syrup is made.