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History with The Story of the World

If you’re looking for a great history program that you can use with multiple ages take a look at The Story of the World series from Peace Hill Press. With a reading text and activity book you can all learn about the same history topic together as a family. But, keeping all the extras straight can be […]

Sweet Learning: Honey Bees

Honey bees are a great life-cycle study, check and a sweet one at that! Follow along on the journey of Kris Antonius – of Tiny Peasant – and her children as they visit an apiary. Get ideas for follow up activities, physician and a free printable letter writing set that they used to write letters […]

BFAIR Unit Studies

Does your family use Five in a Row? Pam from Everyday Snapshots has a free printable to help you plan and organize your Five in a Row Unit Studies.  If you’s like more help to see if FIAR would be a good fit for your family read more about how Pam uses FIAR unit studies […]

Make Your Own Unit Study with SPINE

If you have trouble remembering what you need to do to plan a unit study Stephanie from Harrington Harmonies has an easy way to help you with your planning: SPINE. What is SPINE ? It’s a super easy way to plan a unit study in just 5 steps! 

How to Use Unit Studies

If you still aren’t sure about unit studies take a few minutes to read this post at Intoxicated on Life.  It covers what educational philosophies the fit, who they are best for, where to find them, and how to make your own unit study.

Workbox the Remix

My favorite thing about workboxes is that they can be customized for every family. When Chelli from The Planted Trees found that their current workbox system wasn’t working she mixed things up a little bit.

Diving into Unit Studies

Tina’s Dynamic Homeschool Plus has an amazing 10 day series all about diving into unit studies. She walks you through topics like creating objectives for your study, adding in activities, choosing topics and more.  And an added bonus is that by the end of the series you will have created your own unit study. Happy […]

Workbox Labels

  If you are looking for a way to organize your workboxes check out these workbox labels from Cornerstone Confessions. There are labels with just numbers if you want to go the traditional route and there are labels with pictures if you have students that aren’t reading yet or that just prefer the visual cue.

Unit Studies for Preschoolers

One of the great thing about unit studies is that you can use them with all ages. Laura has a series of post that will help you plan a unit study for your preschooler.  She covers how to choose a theme, cialis the different elements you can include and a collection of resources to help […]

Day Charts: A Workbox Spinoff

I love many different ways there are to incorporate workboxes into your homeschool organization. If you have younger kiddos that may not be ready for workboxes these day charts are a great alternative.  Kristen uses grid, cards and velcro to help her little one get organized during the day.  

Unit Study Basics

Homeschool conventions  can be a great place to learn about different teaching methods and techniques. The Teach Them Diligently Convention had a series that focused on getting started with unit studies: The first post in the series explains what unit studies are and  a general idea of what it could look like to use them in […]

Workboxes for Large Families

Workboxes aren’t just for families with one or two children. Amy from Raising Arrows shares how she has modified the workbox system for her large family.  She uses crates instead of drawers and folders instead of shoe boxes and it works great for her family. If you have struggled to make workboxes work for you […]

How to Make a Lapbook

Have you ever looked around at other blogs and seen beautiful lapbooks? For a long time I could not figure out how those children and moms got their lapbooks to look so nice. How do you fold it, cialis where do the pieces go? Erica from Confessions of a Homeschooler has a video tutorial that […]

Organize your Lapbooks with Binder Books

Do you use  lapbooks in your homeschool?  My boys love to make lapbooks. The only problem is figuring out to keep them all organized and together.  Dollie from Teachers of Good Things has a great idea called Binder Books that will help you keep all those lapbooks in order and safe so they can be […]