Choosing a Homeschool Planner by Laura Carter
Information and help for choosing a homeschool planner.
Constellation Gazing by Beverly S. Krueger
Have you tried using star charts with your young children to star gaze and run into problems when they couldn't see the constellations you were trying to point out? I have, too. So, with summer here I tried to figure out a way that the shape of the constellation and the layout of the stars in a constellation would be available and easy to see for younger children. My solution--glow-in-the-dark constellation cards.
Summer Reading Programs by Laura Carter
Don't let the fun of learning end when the school year ends. Find a Summer Reading Program that will keep your children engaged and learning through the Summer
Zoo Tales by Jean Hall
Get the most from you zoo pass by visiting often and making each trip a unique experience with ideas from a seasoned homeschool mom.
Homeschooling in Tough Times by Jean Hall
It is possible to continue homeschooling under tough circumstances, though perhaps not easy. Those circumstances may vary, but the solution is at heart similar in most cases.
What To Do When You're Stuck Inside by Laura Carter
While most of the country needs rain, it can really be hard on home-school families that are then stuck in the house with no outlet. Thereâ€™s just something about not being able to go outside that really makes you want to go outside. But there are things you can do to make your day that has been rained out, more fun.
Gone Fishing (Musings on Dr. Seuss and the Process of Learning to Read) by Jean Hall
Jean Hall shares about the ins and outs and ups and downs of helping a child learn to read with a big scoop of Dr. Seuss thrown into to add in the requisite giggles.
Having a Dr. Seuss Birthday Party by Laura Carter
Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday during March or his unbirthday any time of the year. It's a terrific way to add fun to your beginning reader's homeschooling.
Interview with Joan Cherrington of Glory Art Works, Vancouver, WA by Jean Hall
Joan Cherrington shares her experiences becoming an artist and how homeschoolers can pass on the benefits and blessings of artistic creation to their children.
How to get going when the going isn't good by Jean Hall
It's the first week of February. The holidays are well behind us, and we still haven't settled into some kind of academic routine. It's not just me; every time I try to get the girls to buckle down, to sit down and work, not only do I meet direct resistance (easier to deal with), but subtle sabotage as well.
Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, and Homeschooling by Laura Carter
When most people think of autism, they think of the child in the corner banging his head on the wall, that can't communicate or feed himself. But that isn't always the case. There are extreme cases, but most autistic children can function somewhat normally in regular society.
Homeschooling for Free or on a Budget by Laura Carter
When you're looking into ways to homeschool you can research hundreds of different curricula and styles of homeschooling. Sometimes it can get overwhelming, especially if you're on a tight budget. There are way to homeschool for "free" and on a low budget, but it takes a little bit more work and planning.