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How To Homeschool

How To Homeschool

How to homeschool – there are so many ways! That is the absolute best part about homeschooling! You get to pick and choose and experiment to see what works best for you and none are right or wrong. Just trial and error can help figure what is best for your family.

DIY Minecraft Creeper Head: Tinkercad 3D Printing

DIY Minecraft Creeper Head: Tinkercad 3D Printing

Minecraft is so much more than a video game, it can also be used as an educational tool. Tying in something kids love to an educational lesson can help kids really enjoy learning and really solidify those connections to the educational aspect of life.

Free Teaching Materials From Companies & Organizations

Free Teaching Materials From Companies & Organizations

Looking for free teaching materials from companies and organizations? This is a huge search several times a year in my super large homeschooling group. These ladies helped me pull together a pretty amazing list of resources that you can grab for free!

How to Protect Your Children During A Mass Shooting or Terrorist Attack

How to Protect Your Children During A Mass Shooting or Terrorist Attack

It’s hard not to think about. It seems like every time I check my news feed there is another shooting.  Shootingtracker has the count at 353, which sounds pretty scary considering that amounts to nearly one shooting per day.

DIY Pumpkin Slime Tutorial: No Borax Slime Recipe (VIDEO)

DIY Pumpkin Slime Tutorial: No Borax Slime Recipe (VIDEO)

This DIY Pumpkin slime tutorial is one of the easiest hands on activities I’ve done with my kids. The best part – this is a no borax slime recipe! My kids have very sensitive skin so the borax is a no go for us.

Traceable Alphabet Book: Free Printable (Fall Theme!)

Traceable Alphabet Book: Free Printable (Fall Theme!)

Emerging writers, no matter how cute they may be, need real motivation. I mean, they would much rather draw and doodle than even feign interest in letters. We’ve found that the age old concept of traceables can go a long way with our little ones.

Homeschool Schedule For Elementary Students

Homeschool Schedule For Elementary Students

Our world runs on a schedule. Learning to adhere to a schedule, while allowing for flexibility and adaptations is most healthy for a homeschooling child. This is not to say that it should be followed to a “T” everyday.

Calendar Math: Homeschool Morning Routine

Calendar Math: Homeschool Morning Routine

For a child in homeschool, calendar math is a critical way to jumpstart a daily schooling session. It’s been proven that strictly followed routines are most effective for children of any age, and the homeschooling child is no different.

School Supply List: Homeschool Must Haves

School Supply List: Homeschool Must Haves

Every year, the school supply lists are posted all over the place, and even available right in the stores. No, the homeschooler is not impervious to the maddening back to school rush. But what supplies do homeschoolers need?

DIY First Day of School Chalkboard

DIY First Day of School Chalkboard

This DIY chalkboard for the first day of school will save you a ton of money and you can customize it however you want! It is so simple and best of all: FREE!