Homeschooling with Audiobooks

Homeschooling With Audiobooks

We have been listening to audiobooks for three years and we are still loving them.  Homeschooling with audiobooks is a great way to have fun while building your children’s literary library.   Audiobooks have been a great addition to our homeschool, I know that we will continue to utilize them. We listen to audiobooks while […]

2016-2017 Homeschool Curriculum

Our 2016-1017 Homeschool Curriculum

It is November and we are finally finding our homeschool groove.  This homeschool groove seems to be ever-changing but right now we are on a roll.  Last night I realized that I never posted our 2016-2017 homeschool curriculum.  I enjoy writing these posts because they serve as a reference for years to come. These posts are also handy for future […]

Fun Learning Lessons:  The Periodic Table of Elements

Homeschool Learning: Discovering & Understanding the Periodic Table of Elements

Alex decided to ditch the science path that we were on this homeschool year in order to learn about chemistry (yeah, we often change it up mid-year).  I knew that learning about chemistry would involve learning about the periodic table of elements and that scared me.  Once I got over this fear I found many […]

Discovering Japan:  Homeschool Lesson Ideas

Homeschool: Learning About Japan (including Epcot fun!)

This homeschooling year we are exploring World Geography and cultures.  This week we discovered Japan and we had a blast learning all about the country and the culture of the people who live there.  We watched videos, made crafts, read books and took a trip to Epcot while learning about Japan. Being able to include […]

Learning About Skin:  Human Body

Homeschool Lesson: Learning About Skin (Human Body Unit)

This week we are beginning two new unit studies in our homeschool learning.  In Science we are going to learn about the human body, we will begin the unit by discovering cells and skin.  We just finished the American Revolution in History and we are moving on to learn about Westward Expansion. This was a […]

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Our 5th Year Homeschooling: Changing It Up, Again! (Our Beginning Of The Year Curriculum)

I cannot believe that this is our fifth year homeschooling.  Alex is beginning 3rd grade, Ava 1st, and Audrey recently demanded to “start doing ‘stool’ right now!”.   Our homeschool journey has been amazing.  We have discovered what we like and what we don’t like as well as what works for us and what doesn’t work […]

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Homeschool: Colonial Life (American History)

There are affiliate links in this post, read more at the bottom. Alex loves History.  Currently, he is intrigued with American History.  One of our favorite things about homeschooling is the freedom that it provides us, one of these freedoms is deciding what topics we want to learn about.  I believe in following my children’s […]

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Dr. Seuss Activities To Celebrate His Birthday

Dr. Seuss’ birthday is March 2nd.  What better way to learn than through his magical world!  I have put together a list of some fun & FREE activities for celebrating his special day.  Just click on the link and you will be redirected. Super Cute Early Elementary Printable Unit Dr. Seuss Lapbook Printable Dr. Seuss Lessons […]