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 […]

Getting Started with Unit Studies

Are you interested in getting started with Unit Studies in your homeschool, pharmacy but not sure how to get started? This is a great hangout session with 4 homeschool moms as they talk about  their schedules, hospital ideas, and resources on Unit Studies! One panelist, Ashley Pichea,  shares unit studies one her blog each week.

Using Unit Studies to Teach Multiple Ages

It can be challenging trying to teach multiple children different subjects. If you are looking for a way to teach all of your children subjects like history, cialis literature and science together try unit studies. Tricia shares how her family uses unit studies to teach her 5 children many subjects together.  Tricia also shares how unit […]

Organize Your Day with Workboxes

Workboxes are useful for more than schoolwork. They can help you organize your day, sick keep supplies together and help your children learn to work independently. In this post from The Homeschool Classroom, see Megan shares 8 steps to create what she calls a school box planner.

Inside a Workbox

There are many different ways to utilize and set up workboxes.  Jen from Forever For Always No Matter What she puts in her oldest son’s workboxes: school supplies, checklist for assignments, math, copywork and more!  

Planning Your Own Unit Study

Have you ever wanted to plan your own unit study? It can see like an overwhelming task but rest assured it can be done. Marcy from Ben and Me shares 5 easy steps to help you plan your own unit study. Her steps are great for any subject and all ages. The Homeschool Classroom also […]

Get Started with Workboxes

If you are lost and confused when it comes to workboxes this Squidoo lens from Mo Spell is just what you need to get started. She covers the basics of workboxes: What is a workbox Do you need one How to set them up What to put in them Lists of resources to help you […]

Unit Study Without A Lot of Planning

  Do you think that you have to spend hours putting a unit study together for your family?  NextGen Homeschool has a great post about planning a unit study on the fly: great for last minute trips and taking rabbit trails.

Workfolders: A Workbox Alternative

Have you tried to use workboxes in your homeschool without much success? Jolanthe from Homeschool Creations adapted the idea of workboxes and uses folders instead for her children.This post shows how she also uses a weekly grid system to help her kids keep track of their school work and chores during the day.  It even […]

How to Set up Workboxes (Video)

Workboxes are  great way to organize lessons during the day. There are many different ways to set them up in your home and use them with your children. Erica from Confessions of a Homeschooler gives a tour of how she uses workboxes in her home in this video. She even has a series of posts […]

How to Plan a Unit Study

    Have you ever tried to put a unit study together but ended up overwhelmed and frustrated? Unit studies can be a great way to learn new topics and teach multiple grade levels. If you need some help getting started Cindy from Our Journey Westward walks to through step by step how to plan […]

Organizing Daily Lessons with Workboxes

Keeping daily assignments straight can take a lot of work, shop especially if you have more than one child. Many homeschool families use workboxes to stay organized and help children know what they need to get done each day.  Meet Penny shares how she updated her workbox system to make it work better for her […]

Delight-Directed Learning for Your Homeschool

Have you ever heard of delight-directed homeschooling? It’s not quite unschooling and you can use unit studies if you’d like. As you start searching for curriculum this year take some time to read this post on how to include some delight-directed learning in your homeschool

Finger Knitting Scarf Tutorial

Charlotte Mason speaks about handwork as something that is beneficial to the child – as long as the project is worthwhile and produces a project that is worth keeping. In her words, she calls it ‘a useful pursuit’. But finding handwork projects that are useful while still being easy enough for small fingers can be […]