Homeschooling

Homeschooling

How to Start Homeschooling

Now that you’ve had the opportunity to get a taste of homeschooling (for pretty much most of the world!) and are seeing the plans for fall in your area, perhaps you’ve decided to try homeschooling this year. If so, you’re not alone. Perhaps two days at school and three days a week of remote distance…

Homeschooling

Vintage Penmanship Chart

Note: This post contains affiliate links. You can read my disclosure policy here. I love penmanship.  It’s important to me that my children learn to write beautifully. When I was first learning penmanship, I remember being frustrated that we could not choose alternative ways to write letters, even though I knew at the time that…

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Our Homeschool Schedule

  Note: This post contains affiliate links. You can read my disclosure policy here. I have finally completed the long overdue update to my homeschool pages, and you can now find grades K-10 in the drop down menu under the Homeschool tab. I’ve made a few changes to some of the other grades as well. The…

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Our Favorite Art Books and Art Supplies

I love art.  As a child, I remember spending time outside with finger paints. I remember my fourth grade teacher teaching the class how to draw a tree without leaves by taking us outside to draw. When I was a little older, I took oil painting classes and painted waterfalls. I took high school art classes…

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Keeping Homeschool Costs Down

The lava lamp experiment is from the chemistry set I have listed on my 5th grade page from Home Science Tools. I combined a 10% off sale with a $40 credit that they offered during a bonus Christmas sale on a microscope. My grandmother paid for the children’s microscope as a Christmas gift and had…