Winter time for most homeschooling families can seem like a drag or struggle, however, to help put a pep in your winter step I've compiled a HUGE list of winter-themed activities, lesson plans, books, and more! Majority of these are FREE (yaya!), can be found at your public library (for books), and easily accessible with a click,… Continue reading 75+ Winter-Themed Activities, Lesson Plans, Books, and More!
Take one look at the word deschooling and you may think about the process of re-calibrating your child/children who have attended public (or private) school. However, what if I told you that deschooling goes beyond the re-wiring of your children's brain all the way to your perception of how you see school, education, and learning? I'm willing… Continue reading 5 Ways to Deschool for the Homeschooling Parent
At the top of most homeschooler's list of "reasons why we homeschool" is the freedom to include more of our belief systems into our children's educational journey. This simply translates into, "I want my child to grow up with a strong foundation and faith in the Most High God." And rightfully so! I consider myself a seasoned… Continue reading 5 Ways to Use the Bible as the Main Textbook in Your Homeschool
You can probably think back to what health and wellness classes were like when you were in school. I remember learning about health from a physical education, government issued food pyramid, safe sex, and just-say-no to drugs point of view. However, I don't quite remember learning about health and wellness from a natural, holistic perspective.… Continue reading Teaching Natural Health & Wellness in Your Homeschool
What is the first thing you think about when you hear: “Let’s learn our letters!” I bet you think of printables to color, trace or cut. Some kids like to trace, but others don’t. There is good reason! Children in the Early Years love to move and experience activities in multiple different ways. In fact, activities that… Continue reading 8 Ways to Learn Letters through Experiences