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 […]
Many people ask me what they should do to start out in homeschooling. Here’s what I tell them….
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
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 […]
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…..
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 […]
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 […]
There are many different methods that can be used to homeschool your children. I wrote an article that gives you some insight into what is available, popular and not-so-popular to use for homeschooling. You can read more here…
We’re getting down to crunch-time now so I thought I would include some holiday planning tips. You’re probably feeling the pressure
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
I received a review copy of Quarter Mile Math about a month ago. I had heard of this program before but never had a chance to use it. As with any program you use
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. […]
Recently I had the opportunity to become familiar with Super Star Speech. If my children had speech problems, I would strongly consider getting it because I love to be able to do things at home on my own.
College from home is a concept that is gaining more and more popularity. We homeschool our children up through High School, why not keep going? With the Internet almost anything is possible these days.
I had the privilege of receiving a review copy of the Sue Patrick Workbox System for being on the Old Schoolhouse Crew review team. I can’t believe that I have never seen this system before after all these years of homeschooling. What is it you ask? Basically,
After looking over College Prep Genius some more and now that we have our ACT scores back, I thought I would post about this course again. Like I said in my last post, my daughter
High gas prices have you strapped? Don’t feel like you can take your family to any fun places? Why not try some virtual field trips for fun. Nothing is the same as being there, but you can at least see some new things you have never seen before. Here’s an interesting virtual field trip that […]
Some think it is impossible to get free homeschool curriculum, but I say if you know where to look, it is very possible. I read a book a few years back called Homeschool Your Child For Free. It talked mostly about
I found yet another website that I had not discovered before called Lesson Planet. I received a free membership for a couple of months for review and boy was I surprised….
Here are some more free homeschool math sites where you can print worksheets or just use for games. Whether you need a completely free curriculum
Here are some more virtual tours for homeschooling that I came across recently. I thought I would share them with you.
Someone wrote and asked me a question about what to do if you feel burned out on homeschooling or if you aren’t sure if you’re doing too many unnecessary things in homeschooling. Here is my answer. I thought I would share it with all of you too: Thank you for your kind words. Yes, I […]
Some of us in the Homeschool Crew received some Math Mammoth books to review. Since my son is 8 and has a pretty good understanding of his addition, subtraction, and multiplication facts, I chose to review Introduction to Fractions and Early Geometry. Both books are
Did you know that Journey Through Learning provides lapbook resources for those of us that are just not creative enough to put together a lapbook? I have always loved the thought of lapbooks, but wouldn’t even know where to begin to put one together. That’s where Journey Through Learning comes in.
Have you ever been stuck on a math problem and just couldn’t figure it out? Well, WebMath can help you the next time that happens. You just choose the area you are having trouble with and then enter the problem. This is especially helpful for upper level math. Here’s the link… WebMath.