Poetry recitation and memorization can be a delightful addition to your homeschool routine! April is National Poetry Month. If you needed an extra excuse to find time to include poems in your homeschool day, what could be better than an entire month devoted to poetry?! Does including poetry in your homeschool feel overwhelming? Maybe
We often feel guilty that we can’t do all the fun things with our children that we see other families doing. Maybe it is due to finances, illnesses, an overload of work, or maybe we just have a lot of very young children who keep us exhausted. We dream of taking our children to
When the seasons change, our family tends to switch gears in our homeschool routine. I never like to be stuck in the same rut. When thinking about spring activities for homeschoolers, it’s fun to think outside of the box. It brings excitement and a change of scenery, which is oftentimes all that kids need.
We all want our kids to grow up with good social skills. But sometimes the best way to increase these skills is not by hanging out with large groups of other kids. During winter, you may have fewer activities outside the home, or your homeschool co-ops and groups may have cancelled or postponed social
Our youngest is now an active ten-year-old. He can’t sit still while doing book work. His body has to move. The chairs have to move (rock, shuffle, and fall over). The pencil has to fly. His body and hands and feet have to move. His mouth has to make noises. It can be exasperating
When planning President’s Day homeschool lessons, remember that there are many different directions you can take. President’s Day is celebrated the third Monday in February in honor of our first president, George Washington (born on February 22, 1732). Though the holiday originally was celebrated on Washington’s birthday, it was later moved to be celebrated
After high school math and science, I’ve found many homeschoolers worry about physical education requirements. I think it may be because some of us had horrid experiences or think back to the organization of P.E. classes. We don’t want to repeat the former and don’t know how to do the latter. The National Association
With the right homeschool volcano resources, you will be well on your way to creating a fun and memorable experience for your children! With the following fun facts and simple materials found easily around your home or at your local grocery store, you and your children will have a blast learning about volcanoes! Volcano