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27 August 2012 ~ Comments Off

Holiday Planning Tips

We’re getting down to crunch-time now so I thought I would include some holiday planning tips. You’re probably feeling the pressure

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24 August 2012 ~ Comments Off

More Thanksgiving Resources

You’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for Thanksgiving resources.To start things off, here is a website that you can go to that has detailed instructions on how to make a cornhusk doll. For a cute Thanksgiving centerpiece you can

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18 August 2012 ~ Comments Off

Educational Toys for Christmas

While it’s easy to slip into the buying frenzy of Christmas, I think most homeschool parents would prefer educational toys for Christmas because it fosters learning.  At our house, I find that most of the toys that are bought end up just sitting around cluttering the house up because they just aren’t that interesting anymore. […]

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06 June 2012 ~ Comments Off

ABC Teach Review

I’m sure many public school teachers have heard of ABC Teach, but I don’t  know how many homeschoolers have ever seen this great site. You can find over 5000 pages of free worksheets and pages you can print to use for homeschooling. If you like what you see and want even more,

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27 May 2012 ~ Comments Off

More Educational Toys for Christmas

That last post became quite long, so I decided to continue my list of educational toys for Christmas here….

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12 May 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Picture Books to Use for Homeschool Science

For the elementary grades I always recommend using picture books for homeschool Science. You can use boring textbooks if you want,

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23 October 2011 ~ Comments Off

Black Friday Shopping

What does Black Friday Shopping have to do with homeschooling?  Plenty!  If you are homeschooling, you most likely have children, and if you have children you, more than likely, will be buying some sort of Christmas presents!The adventure of Black Friday Shopping has been a tradition in our extended family for years now.  I thought […]

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14 December 2010 ~ Comments Off

Homeschool Christmas

I meant to send these Christmas book recommendations out sooner, but hopefully you can still get these books and read them to your children. I love reading picture books to my children and these are some of our favorites.

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23 September 2010 ~ Comments Off

Cranberry Thanksgiving

I’m going to spend this week of posts giving you some great Thanksgiving resources.  My favorite Thanksgiving resource is the children’s book Cranberry Thanksgiving.  My children and I have enjoyed this book so much.  We read it

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16 June 2010 ~ Comments Off

Homeschooling in the Summer – Is it necessary or not?

Summer is almost here and life is changing a little in our house as Dad is off for the summer. This prompted me to think about what we are going to do this summer. My philosophy is that whether you homeschool all summer or not, whatever you do, make sure it is the best thing […]

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23 February 2009 ~ Comments Off

More Internet Field Trips

I keep finding more Internet field trips, so I’ll just keep sharing them here and telling you what is out there.

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23 December 2008 ~ Comments Off

Christmas Giving

You might think it’s too late now to help another family this Christmas, but I say it’s never too late for Christmas giving. Even if you don’t find someone to help before Christmas, people who need help will still need it after Christmas too.

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20 November 2008 ~ Comments Off

Thanksgiving Resources

I have collected some Thanksgiving resources for you to use this season.  I will be posting more right up until Thanksgiving.  Let me know what you think. Here’s a great site – Thanksgiving crafts for ages K-3.  In order to get the PDFs of the booklets you have to be a member of their site, […]

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