Category - Homeschool

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.

Engineering Project for Kids

Help kids get some hands on practice using critical thinking skills with over 100 Engineering Projects for Kids to choose from.

Homeschool Curriculum for 1st and 3rd Grade

Homeschool curriculum choices for 1st grade and 3rd grade. See what math program, science, history, spanish, and more a fellow homeschool mom is using this upcoming year in our homeschool.

Teach a 2nd Language with Rosetta Stone

Are you teaching a 2nd language in your homeschool? As someone who grew up bilingual let me tell you – you should be teaching your kids a 2nd language and you should do it while they are young...

Is a Boxed Homeschool Curriclum Right for You?

Picking a homeschool curriculum is tough! There are so many wonderful choices out there. With this article I am hoping to spell out some homeschool curriculum choices for to help you decide what...

Ancient Egyptians Art

If you are looking for an excellent, hands-on history project to go along with any curriculum, you are going to love Art in History!

FREE Homeschool To Do Punch Cards

Kids will have fun checking off things to do on their homeschool checklist with these FREE Homeschool To do Punch Cards. (lots of choices!)

Curriculum Choices – Kindergarten and 2nd Grade

Can you believe it is already time to be gearing up for our 2013-2014 homeschool? So many of you have been asking for our curriculum choices that I decided to share them earlier than I usually do...

Homeschool Room Makeover

As everyone gears up to start another year homeschooling I thought I’d share about our homeschool room makeover. I hope it encourages and inspires you!

100+ Illinois Fieldtrip Ideas

Looking for fun, educational activities to do in the Land of LIncoln? Here are over 100 Illinois Fieldtrip Ideas for families and homeschoolers. The ideas are broken down into categories including...

FREE Homeschool Forms to help you get organized

Figuring out how to organize all the paperwork in your homeschool can be daunting! I’ve been testing these Homeschool Forms out for a year in our home and thought I’d share what has been working for...

Homeschool Report Cards

As part of my continued effort to bring you great homeschool resources, here is a resource to not only help you get organized and keep good records, but help see your child’s strengths. There...

Make Way for Duckling Worksheets

These Make Way for Duckling Worksheets are great to use as a supplement to this five in a row book. There are lots of great learning activities for toddler, preschool, kindergarten, 1st grade, and...

Homeschooling 101

If you are considering homeschooling or are new to homeschooling it can be overwhelming. Why do people homeschool, how do I homeschool, what curriculum should I use, what are some FREE resources? I...

Our New Workboxes

Looking for a way to keep your homeschool organized? You will love these Homeschool Workboxes. Plus, grab our free printable to get yours started!

Come take a Peak

Several of you have asked – what does your school room look like? And honestly, I LOVE looking at other blogs and seeing where/how they do school too.  If you want to see what our day looks...

Starting Homeschooling

Today is the first day of the 2011-2012 school year for us. There is something so exciting about starting fresh, having a plan, and being intentional about fun & learning. This year my daughter...