Homeschool First Grade Curriculum – Mid-Year Update

We're about halfway through our school year, so I thought it would be a good time for a little update on how we're doing with our first grade curriculum choices. If you're interested in all of the specific curricula that my first grader is using this year, please...

Read-Aloud Activities to Keep Little Hands Busy

As the mom of three - THREE - active boys, I struggle with keeping my kids busy (but attentive) during a read-aloud. Most of our read-alouds are picture books, which means that they are short and sweet and have pictures as built-in distractors. But I'm trying to...

How to Create an Unschooling Learning Plan

I've become interested in exploring "unschooling" as a way for my kids to delve more into their interests. The definition I'm using for unschooling is using an interest-led and child-directed approach to learning, rather than using a purchased curriculum or...

Homeschool Science – Mid-Year Update

We’ve had both successes and failures in our attempt to avoid traditional homeschool science curriculum. But we have a better plan for the rest of the year!

Homeschool Mid-Year Update – Homeschool History Curriculum

If you've seen my current Homeschool Curriculum Choices video, you already know that I've struggled with my choice for homeschool history curriculum this year. We began the year in experimental mode, trying a couple of things to see what sticks, but generally hoping...

Homeschool Workboxes for Pre-K

https://youtu.be/2Jkm2zztrcc When I first considered homeschooling my kids, one of the big things holding me back was the idea of teaching all subjects to all of my children while also being constantly available to each of them. As an introverted, highly sensitive...

Homeschool Workboxes for Fourth Grade

https://youtu.be/5cKnFxQYGVs When I first considered homeschooling my kids, one of the big things holding me back was the idea of teaching all subjects to all of my children while also being constantly available to each of them. As an introverted, highly sensitive...

Homeschool Workboxes for First Grade

https://youtu.be/UCBpeSdev08 When I first considered homeschooling my kids, one of the big things holding me back was the idea of teaching all subjects to all of my children while also being constantly available to each of them. As an introverted, highly sensitive...

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