A few highlights from our Africa Unit Study. Incorporating food, art and geography.
The global pandemic has brought on disappointment, isolation and separation from those we love. It has changed our society, albeit for the short term, we all hope. But it has changed. One really great outcome from the pandemic are all the free on-line virtual tours.
Geography has a special place in my heart and I am really excited with the recent curricula I have come across for Middle School. We dabbled a little in elementary school. You can see what we used and plan on using below.
I was first introduced to the idea of lap books when I attended a Homeschool History Event a couple of friends were hosting. I immediately thought they were a great way to organize materials, lessons and ideas. A quick google search will give you many cute, creative fun lap book ideas. You can find all […]
Homeschool Kindergarten? You can do this! You can do this. Homeschooling Kindergarten can be as simple or as complicated as you would like. I would recommend simple. 🙂 When my son started kindergarten at home he had just turned six and had been reading for several years. If your child is not reading, not to […]
I start my school year planning the spring before the next school year starts. Usually around April, I start evaluating what we have gotten done and what we are likely to finish before our summer break. Although, I usually have a pretty good idea what our school year will entail, I don’t always figure out […]
With so many people considering homeschooling this fall I thought I might put a list together of what curricula I have used for our school years. I thought it might help some families decide what might be good for their home. One change I would have made as picks for our earlier years would have […]
Usually we take a full summer with very little structure. This summer will be a bit different. There are a few areas I would like JV to strengthen before starting sixth grade. This summer study will include practicing spelling words and math facts. JV will also be working on Merit Badges for Boy Scouts and […]
This is a very unique time in ours and our children’s lives. Whether you are still working, working from home or home without work, many families have been flung into home educating their children. If you are not a homeschool family you may have found yourself in some uncharted water.
This project will coordinate Reading, Writing and Geography.