It’s September, and most of us have already started our brand new homeschool year. Is it too late to gear up for a great year? It doesn’t matter if you’ve already started the school year. This activity will take a couple of hours and bear lasting results all year long. Gather your children together
Meeting missionaries in our geography studies has been such a blessing to my family. We love geography to begin with, yet when you add the missionaries, other countries become so alive. “Children, here is a nation that God loved so much that He sent His Son to the cross and missionaries to reach them
We start history early with our children because we have so much fun with exploring other time periods. It’s like getting into a time machine and traveling back in time to meet exciting people, observe historic events, and immerse ourselves in a brand-new culture. I love history! It is a fantastic look at God’s
We were having a blast in our homeschool co-op! Our 20th Century History course was filled with hands-on fun each week, and the older kids were working on writing their own cozy mystery novel. The kids were digging into the Bible with an inductive Bible Study course. We loved spending time together each week.
Charlotte Mason, a Christian educator who lived over a century ago, has inspired me to cultivate wonder, use living books, cultivate good habits, enjoy nature, use narration, and explore art and music in my homeschool. Our entire family has benefited from these practical ways to make learning fun and help children remember what they
July gets me thinking of our heritage of freedom and how much fun it would be to take a family road trip to explore early American history. Freedom is a precious gift that Americans treasure, knowing that freedom has been preserved for future generations at the cost of innocent lives. Taking our children to
My husband shares his birthday with Independence Day so when he was a little boy he thought all the Fourth of July fireworks were for him! Fourth of July really is for him! And you and me! We celebrate freedom on Fourth of July with great fanfare: picnics, parades, fireworks, laughter, and yummy food!
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