To encourage my children to write more often, I’ve tried to make sure I have a writing center easily accessible to them in our school room (which is also our play room). As we make writing a fun part of our days, my children get handwriting practice as well as practice writing from their own […]
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My son resists handwriting practice so I have been pondering ways to get him to practice his writing. I also am teaching a writing class at our weekly co-op so here is a list of some ways that we get practice handwriting around here.
What could be more random and fun than Shark Week? It’s a week to celebrate sharks, a creature that inexplicably feared more than others, despite the fact that they don’t actually want to eat people. People celebrate Shark Week by watching cheesy “Sharknado” movies and learning about sharks. I thought I’d try something different this […]
It’s July, so in addition to having a much-needed break from homeschooling, I have been reflecting on the last year of homeschooling as well as planning for our upcoming year. Over our years of homeschooling, we’ve had a lot of changes. But one thing that doesn’t change is my desire to make homeschooling a fun, […]
This post contains affiliate links for products I have used. All opinions are my own. If you’re been reading for any length of time, you’ll know that I am all about hands-on learning. Using Scrabble letter tiles is a great way to learn and practice letter recognition, practice other early reading skills, and practice spelling […]