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.
These Spiderman alphabet cards are a great way to get your little superhero in on some hands-on engaging activities. This type of education follows the Montessori method of learning and works well for most children, including those with sensory issues. There are many different ways […]
In need of Homeschool Encouragement? Welcome to the club of exhausted, well-meaning home educators. We’ve all reached that point: fingernails bitten off and over-caffeinated to the point of having tremors. In our desperation, some of us have probably subscribed to the Youtube channel of some […]
Homeschooling year round probably elicits the same response as marking your calendar for an extended stay in a dental chair, drills whirring, brights lights in your face. Before you wince for the novocaine shot, consider what it will actually mean for your family. We have […]
For some, the concept of Homeschooling is alien, strange, or even taboo. Some people scoff at the notion and even feel that the movement is some new, hipster idea. Surely, only tattoo covered, Prius driving vegans would ever consider such an insane undertaking, right? Well, no. In fact, the history of homeschooling is very much a part of the American story.
For some parents, it’s an instinct. For others, it’s the final straw in a long line of grievances. But deciding exactly when to pull your child out of public school and begin the homeschool journey can be confusing and overwhelming for many parents. As two former teachers, homeschooling our children was always a priority.
This lesson plan on estimation, greater than, less than gravity is a wonderful interactive activity that gets kids into critical thinking mode, while having fun! Kindergarten & 2nd grade, meeting state Standards MAFS.2.MD.1.3 MAFS.K.CC.3.6 SC.K.E.5.1
Homeschooling isn’t always easy. Even on your most impatient day, your beautiful little creations will gaze up into your flame-ridden eyes, and all of the doubt you have will dissolve. There will always be days where nothing you can muster will work. This is also the case in regular school.
Want to know how to make a gratitude turkey? So did we, and now it’s a tradition. Every year starting November first, we kick off the Thanksgiving season with a Gratitude turkey. We have done this tradition since Lucas was two. we discuss all that […]