Celebrating Chinese Language and New Year Cultural Traditions

Chinese New Year #picturebooks #lunarnewyear

This post may contain affiliate links. This means, if you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which I will use to run this blog.   The Lunar New Year is happening in just a few days (February 8th), and the kids are learning about Chinese cultural traditions Read the full article…

Put Some Interest Back into your Homeschool – Take your School to the Road!

Put some interest back in your homeschool with these #tips on local learning resources

    Who said learning had to be boring? Homeschooling is such a great way to get your children excited about learning. Be it using online education, an established curriculum or lenient ‘unschooling” techniques, homeschooling allows you to connect with your child on a totally different level. You are able to nurture their interests and explore their curiosities. Read the full article…

Celebrate Black History Month with a FREE Martin Luther King, Jr. Unit Study

FREE MLK unit study from @lovninglearningfreely

    The kids and I have just found a HUGE love for unit studies. We have recently discovered Online Unit Studies, a company that caters to this generation of digital learners.  Our kids understand and identify with electronics and online learning – and finally – someone who understands this! Plus, you don’t have to Read the full article…

Snowstorm Crafts – 6-Point Snowflake Tutorial With Free Printable

6-point snowflake craft tutorial #artsandcrafts #crafts #homeschool #homeschooling

    Did you know that all snowflakes in nature have 6 points? Me neither. Why, you ask?  Have we examined all snowflakes?  Well no, we haven’t, but the answer lies in hydrogen bonding.   Take a look at just how snowflakes are made!       Since we we were planning on a snowstorm Read the full article…

And Tango Makes Three: Helping your Young Child to Understand Homosexuality

Helping your young child understand homosexuality #kidlit #alternativelifestyles #homosexuality

  This post may contain affiliate links.  This means if you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which I will use to run this blog.     There is a big huge park in the middle of New York City called Central Park.  People jog in Central Read the full article…

Homeschooling and Simple Living with the Back to the Basics Bundle – Planners and more!

Back to the basics bundle

  This post my contain affiliate links.  This means if you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which I will use to run this blog.  All opinions are 100% my own.       I am really excited about this bundle, because it offers homeschooling families lots Read the full article…

Have a Merry Multicultural Christmas Plus other FREE units with Online Unit Studies

Multicultural Christmas #unitstudies + FREE MLK w/ @Lovinglearningfreely #homeschool #homeschooling #homeschooliscool

  I am writing this post because I really enjoyed the History of Christmas Traditions unit at Online Unit studies. I did receive the multicultural unit free of charge, but it wasn’t exchanged for a post or any other social mention. I am mentioning this company because the kids and I have enjoyed the units Read the full article…

The Favorite Homeschool Resources Chosen by Homeschoolers

Preschool at home counting and pattern bundle #homeschool #homeschooling #preschoolathome

  This post may contain affiliate links. This means if you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which I will use to run this blog.   The kids have made great progress this year.  For my 6th grade son, the challenge is always Math. We use Saxon Read the full article…

The Value of Free Resources Plus Tot School Color Matching Bingo Game Subscriber Freebie

subscriber freebie #totschool color matching bingo game #freebie

    We have really found that free resources online have helped our homeschool dramatically.  Seriously.  It helps not only to learn new things, but reinforce lessons and ideas that we have already learned.  It really helps to see things in a different way.  Plus, my older son can help to teach the youngers, which Read the full article…

YAY, We are Back!!! #homeschoollinkup Week 79

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Whew, it’s been a long stretch. I have really missed the community here, so I have decided to bring it back. I realize that I’m going to have to build it up again, but I look forward to reading about all the great educational activities, book reviews and educational giveaways.     Welcome to the Read the full article…

Freebie! Th- diagraph, tally marks and graphing practice all in one!

Th- diagraph practice #free @educents #literacy #literacylearning #math

  This post may contain affiliate links.  This means if you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which will be used to run this blog.       There are some sounds that are the bane of my existence.  In this house, the Th- sound is difficult.  Read the full article…

Make Chemistry Enjoyable for your Highschool Homeschooler

Life of Fred #homeschool #curriculum #highschool

&nbs; Thanks to Educents for sponsoring this post!     I want my kids to be able to go to the best colleges if they want- Smith, Williams, Amherst – I want them to have a choice. Being a homeschooler, especially me being more traditionally-education minded, I struggle with making learning fun and making sure Read the full article…

Volcano Experiments for your Kids!

volcano experiments for kids

    Volcano Learning Resources Making volcanoes are always fun for kids. Here are some videos which teach your children about volcanoes, before they get into the experimentation. Volcano 101 What is a volcano? Volcano Formation, Impact and Eruption   Volcano Facts for Kids Before you jump into the volcano science experiment, share these interesting Read the full article…

Cursive Writing Pros and Cons with Free Printable

  This post may contain affiliate links. This means if you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which I will use to run this blog.   Cursive writing is an art of long ago – or is it? When my older son began learning how to write Read the full article…

Rock ‘n Learn – Learn to Read 10 DVD Collection Giveaway!

rock 'n learn 10 DVD giveaway

  I received the Learn to Read 10 DVD Collection in exchange for an honest review.  The opinions stated herein are 100% my own.  This post may contain affiliate links.  This means if you click on  link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which I will use to run this blog. Read the full article…

Study the Civil War – Lapbook Review for Homeschoolers

Amercian civil war lapbook

  I received the American Civil War Lapbook in exchange for an honest review.  The opinions expressed herein are 100% my own.  This post may contain affiliate links.  If you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which will be used to run this blog.   What is Read the full article…

Violin Starter Set for Kids – A Way to Incorporate Music into your Homeschool Curriculum

violin starter set for kids @educents

&nbp; Perfect for beginners, this Violin Starter Set contains everything your child needs to play the violin.     What’s more, it includes a great teacher, the award-winning eMedia My Violin interactive Win/Mac CD-ROM. Available in three sizes so kids as young as 5 can learn to play!     Here’s what Kole, age 11, Read the full article…

The Homeschool Link-up #homeschoollinkup – week 78

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  Welcome to the Homeschool Link-up (#homeschoollinkup on social media)     Good morning homeschoolers, educators, teachers, friends, and family. Welcome to the 77th week of the #homeschoollinkup hosted by The Squishable Baby. It was such a pleasure to read your posts last week. The purpose of this educational hop is to provide fellow homeschoolers, Read the full article…