I have never enjoyed math. Even though I took classes all the way through Calculus, it’s been 20 years and I don’t remember it! This is where Teaching Textbooks homeschool math comes in for me. With videos attending each and every lesson, and hints and explanations for each problem, I not only don’t have to […]
In my next writing class, we are going to read a few of these snow day books and then create a chronological story about a snow day of our own. The following snow day books will help us get our ideas flowing as we write our own snow day stories.
Online learning tools for homeschool are especially important for students right now. With local libraries sometimes closed or limited, an online collection of learning materials and step-by-step instructions are essential. It’s a bonus if all this can be easily accessed online from home. Virtua, available through Homeschool Buyers Co-op, provides secular learning tools, from individualized […]
In our digital day and age, learning to type is a critical skill to learn. In some cases, and maybe especially during this time of distance learning, typing skills may be used more frequently than handwriting! To help your children learn to type, consider the benefits of these free and fun online typing games and […]
I have always been fascinated by how marvelously the water cycle works for us on earth. Even the Lord recycles! He takes water that has rained on to the earth and given life to the plants and trees (and us too!), then He lets it collect and evaporate into the air, where it is condensed […]
This week I’ve fallen in love with word links (also called word ladders, word golf, or doublets): games that change just one letter at a time to get to a completely different word. The game of word links were created by Lewis Carroll in 1877. My son, although a very strong reader, did struggle with vocabulary […]
If there is one story that my kids love to return to over and over again it is Goldilocks and the Three Bears. I added these favorite Goldilocks characters to our recent kindergarten math activities, making hands-on learning fun and connecting our math lessons in with our story reading activities.
My artistic 8-year-old daughter would like all day to be crafts, doodling, and other creative endeavors. I don’t feel qualified to lead her in creative projects, and I tend to run away from mess, so I am always looking to outsource our homeschool art. Finally, I have found a curriculum that will allow her to […]