10 Read {and Sing} Alouds

{clip art source} We are a very musical family.  I feel like we live in a song most days; from integrating it into our routine or the VBS songs from last summer.  Music has such great connections with love for literacy, especially when you read aloud the very songs your kids know and love.  We have quite […]

Black Friday Sale on Meet Penny

Here is one sale you will not want to miss. Membership to Meet Penny is normally $25 for a one time membership fee which grants you access to over $200 in printables, ebooks, audios and powerpoint lessons. This weekend only you can join Meet Penny for only $10! Didn’t I say this was one sale […]

A Plan in Place for High School

Do you have a plan in place for high school? In this blog post, and Suzanne Doeren from A Plan in Place will introduce you to their latest product: the High School Edition homeschool planner. Homeschool moms are often nervous about planning curriculum, tracking credits, and developing transcripts for their high schoolers, but the High […]

Master List of Booklists on American History

Letters from Nebby shares with us her list for reading on American History. Here you will find lists of living books for all ages on topics from the exploration of American through the Revolutionary War. Nebby shares both what age children read the books and how they worked for her family. More lists are sure […]

Easy Cloud Dough Recipe

Easy Cloud Dough Recipe Do you have an active kid, or maybe more, at home? Always getting into something, and the messier and more creative the better? Yeah…that’s me. And he loved it when I made this easy cloud dough recipe! One thing I kept in mind was when his younger cousins or friends would […]

Creative Read-Aloud Rules – Subscriber Bonus!

Need to add a little life to your daily read-aloud time? Tonia at The Sunny Patch has a fabulous bonus for her subscribers – a quick 14-page short e-book full of ideas to make reading aloud fun for the whole family. Creative Read-Aloud Rules is filled with activity suggestions, read aloud book lists, and book recommendations filled with […]

The Roger Love Singing Academy Review

Love to sing? Want to take your skill set to the next level? Sherryl @ SimplySherryl reviewed The Roger Love Singing Academy. I appreciate that you can take four lessons before committing to purchase the program. I grew up singing. Music was a big part of our daily life. Fast forward a couple of decades […]

Animal Study Lesson Plans for K-3

If you’ve thought about covering the subject of animals and classification with your children but weren’t sure where to start, this 18-week lesson plan will help! You’ll spend 18 weeks classifying & observing animals, dissecting a clam, a fish, and an owl pellet (and you can include more dissection if your kids enjoy it!). They’ll […]

School of Bookkeeping

Looking for an extra high school level Math course? Perhaps even a training course in keeping the books or budget for your home or business. Sherryl @ Simply Sherryl is reviewing the School of Bookkeeping course.

How to Build a Curriculum yourself

There are many great companies that put together curriculum for homeschool families. Have you ever thought about putting your own curriculum together? The thought can be scary but Free Homeschool Deals has a great post about putting together your own curriculum for your children that is sure to help ease your worries.  

Planning for High School

Do you have any soon-to-be high schoolers in your home? High school can be a stressful transition for homeschooling families. There are many things to consider, illness requirements to meet and records to keep. Jolanthe at Homeschool Creations has created a high school planning sheet to help you get prepared.  

Homeschooling Kindergarten Resources

  Do you have a child that will soon be in Kindergarten? There are many different options for teaching young children, way more than you have time to search through. Kindergarten is a great time to make the transition from preschool to more formal homeschool lessons. It’s important to still have fun while creating a […]

Why Choose a Christian Curriculum?

If a Christian Curriculum is important to you take some time to watch this hangout from Bright Ideas Press.  The panel tackles questions like What subjects especially should be taught with a Christian homeschool curriculum? What do you do about curriculum that isn’t Christian? And aren’t you just sheltering your children to use a Christian curriculum?

Homeschool Curriculum Tips for Newbies

If you are thinking about homeschooling your children trying to figure out which curriculum to use can be a daunting task. Jamie from The Unlikely Homeschool has 5 tips for new homeschoolers when choosing a curriculum.  

10 Things to Help You Narrow Your Curriculum Choices

  Choosing curriculum for your family can be a huge undertaking. 10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Homeschool Curriculum gives you some thinking points to narrow down your choices.