Fun Geography Ideas

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There are so many ideas out there on how to teach Geography.  While we do use a curriculum, A Childs Geography, we tend to go off on our own rabbit trails. That’s the fun of homeschooling right?

While there’s no one right way of studying Geography there’s no reason why it can’t be fun and REALLY interesting!!

Two of my children’s favorite ways to study Geography are through games and recipes. I want to share this list of ideas with you, just in case you’re looking to add some fun to your Geography lessons. Continue reading “Fun Geography Ideas”

In the Hands of a Child: Great Painters of the World~a review

I was struggling with ideas on how to study the Great Painters of the World with my children.  I really wanted them to have this experience. So when I was given an opportunity to do a review on one of the project packs from In the Hands of a Child, of course, I chose Great Painters of the World.  What a blessing!

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When we first received our Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child I wanted to jump right in!

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Huge NotebookingPages Sale and Giveaway!

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what you’ve been doing in your day-to-day homeschooling?

Do you want or NEED shorter days, a richer learning environment,
or just more freedom to “school” without all the busywork?

Would you like to see a greater spark in your child’s eye?

I bought my membership a year ago and I can’t tell you how much simpler homeschooling life is around here 🙂 The kids love doing the notebooking pages and I get to see what they have retained from our studies.  It’s a win/win situation for us! Continue reading “Huge NotebookingPages Sale and Giveaway!”

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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January 16th is Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  In honor of this day I am bringing you resources to use with your children, to learn about and appreciate the work of this great man. Continue reading “Martin Luther King Jr. Day”

January is Homeschool Month!

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It’s Homeschool Month and Educents will be providing the homeschooling community with helpful articles, videos and discussions from homeschooling experts all month long. Plus, they’ll have a sale on homeschool products for all the families preparing to stock up for the new year!  Continue reading “January is Homeschool Month!”

My 11 Year Old Son is a YouTuber!

My youngest son, let’s just call him Flash because he NEVER stops, created a YouTube channel and I’m not real sure how I feel about this. You see, my son’s birthday is early December so my husband let him have the option of Continue reading “My 11 Year Old Son is a YouTuber!”

National Maple Syrup Day

December 17th is the unofficial National Maple Syrup Day.  In honor of this day here are 13 interesting facts regarding maple syrup: Continue reading “National Maple Syrup Day”

Candy Cane Fun

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The Candy Cane originated in Germany, about 300 years ago, as a white sugar stick.  Legend says that the choirmaster at Cologne Cathedral handed them out to the children to keep them quiet during the Christmas Eve Service.  In order to justify giving the children candy the choirmaster Continue reading “Candy Cane Fun”

Resources for National Day of the Horse

National Day of the Horse is always the second Saturday of December. This day was created to bring awareness of the contribution of horses to the economy, history and character of the United States. Continue reading “Resources for National Day of the Horse”