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outdoor learning homeschool activities
  Have you considered taking your homeschool outdoors? A wide variety of outdoor homeschool activities await your child. Not only does outdoor learning help foster decision making skills, independence, and confidence, but it also gives your child a chance for hands-on, kinesthetic learning. Create an outdoor backpack with a water bottle, nature journal, Bible, and

Using Literature to Teach Fractions

teach fractions
  Many of us use a curriculum to teach math, but using literature to teach math can be a great teaching tool. I am continuing this math literature series with some of the best books to teach fractions. With my love for literature and math, it only makes sense to combine the two so I

Take School Outside!

school outside
  Spring has sprung! The world outside is filled with flowers, the grass is a little greener, and the sky is a little brighter. How on earth can you stay inside and do school? It’s time to take school outside! I was in elementary school in the late sixties, early seventies. Some of my teachers
make your own quill pen
  We’ve been studying the early modern period this year in our homeschool, so we decided to do a project that would help us to experience what life was like during this time in history. We wondered how much more work it may have been not to have a modern pen to write with but

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