Archive | September, 2012

30 September 2012 ~ Comments Off

How to Use Magazines for Homeschooling

I had never thought to use magazines for homeschooling until the other day when I went to throw one out. My son said that he wanted to use it. He wanted to cut out the pictures and make a book. “What a great idea.” I thought.

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27 September 2012 ~ Comments Off

More Internet Field Trips

I’m back with even more fun Internet field trips that you can use to enhance your homeschool learning. There is SO much information on the Internet that it boggles my mind.  Some sites have pictures, some have video and all have been sifted through my filter of “interesting places to see.”

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24 September 2012 ~ Comments Off

Summer Facts

Here you can find all kinds of facts about summer, like where the “dog days of summer” originated, or a history of fireworks, plus tons more information. http://www.factmonster.com/spot/summer.html

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21 September 2012 ~ Comments Off

Virtual Owl Pellet Dissection

Someone sent me this Virtual Owl Pellet Dissection. It’s pretty cool!  You take apart an owl pellet and then it tells you the names of the bones and where it fits for reconstruction. This is a lot better than me trying to figure out what part it is and where it fits.  I’m going to […]

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18 September 2012 ~ Comments Off

Kindergarten homeschool – What should you do?

Many people ask me what they should do to start out in homeschooling.  Here’s what I tell them….

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15 September 2012 ~ Comments Off

Apologia Homeschool

Apologia homeschool company has undergone some changes this last year and have partnered with several homeschool authors. I don’t know if Apologia Press is new but I do know that they have recently published the updated version of  The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling by Debra Bell. I remember owning this book many years ago

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12 September 2012 ~ Comments Off

How to teach writing the alphabet plus my favorite books

Here’s an ebook that I have used to teach my son how to write his letters. It’s only $1.99 but it’s awesome! I wish I had known about this when I taught my daughters how to write. He loves it too. Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic Alphabet Book This site has some great homeschool tools that you […]

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09 September 2012 ~ Comments Off

How do you choose a curriculum or do you choose one at all?

The maze of knowing how to choose a curriculum can overwhelm even the most veteran homeschool mom. Here is some simple advice you can use to help you decide, decipher and fell peaceful about whatever you choose…..

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06 September 2012 ~ Comments Off

Career Exploration for High School Students Review

Career exploration for High School students can be fun and exciting. After all these years of home schooling, your child can start to investigate what it is he/she will be able to do the rest of their life. The little weE-book published by the Old Schoolhouse Magazine called Career Exploration for High School Students  introduces […]

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02 September 2012 ~ Comments Off

Welcome to Homeschool Resources

Whether you’re a veteran homeschooler or beginner, we all love to hear other homeschool Moms talk about what works for them and their children. I’ve created this blog to provide information for you. As I expand this, I will include free reports and articles and links to my favorite homeschool websites and tools. I look […]

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