Precious Moments of Thanks This blog uses referral links. Please read my disclosure policy. Even toddlers and preschoolers can begin to learn about the season of thanks. There are so many things to be thankful for in this world, and the Precious Moments Little Book of Thanks shows teaches children how to appreciate things like colors, sounds, … [Read more...] about Little Book of Thanks
Fall Activities For Young Learners This blog uses referral links. Please read my disclosure policy. Fall temperatures may not be in the air yet (at least where we live)--but it won't be long before we'll be seeing some changing leaves on the trees. Is it fall yet where you live? We sure are looking forward to getting knee deep in fall fun! Take … [Read more...] about Fall Activities for Early Learners
Whether you have a reluctant reader or an enthusiastic beginning reader, encouraging a love of independent reading will set them up for success. There are some easy things to get kids excited about reading. Check out our list of favorite tips! How to encourage independent reading 1. Read aloud to your children every day, even when they are … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Encourage Independent Reading
The Best Tree Books for Kids This blog uses affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy. With fall in the air, it won't be long until we start seeing changes in the trees all around us. These changes are a prime time to teach kids about trees and their life cycles through the year. The cooler weather also lends to ideal conditions for … [Read more...] about What to Read Wednesday: The Best Tree Books for Kids
These Options Will Make Those Difficult Subjects Easy! Homeschool parents often have concerns about whether or not they can handle teaching certain subjects, especially as kids get older. Some parents don’t feel they are qualified to teach more advanced subjects like algebra, chemistry, or foreign languages. Homeschool parents may already feel … [Read more...] about Teaching Difficult Subjects When You Don’t Feel Qualified
Electronics for Alternative Learners Electronics classes are perfect for homeschool science for 'out-of-the-box' learners. These classes are great for kids who don't thrive on textbook learning. Electronics projects also benefit kids who need to experience something with their hands to help them understand a concept. QSL offers online … [Read more...] about Hands-on Science: Electronics for Homeschoolers
A First-Hand Account of Negotiating Life with Diabetes This blog uses referral links. Please read my disclosure policy. If I Kiss You, Will I Get Diabetes? is a first-hand account of negotiating life with a chronic illness. Lauded as a must-have book for parents, educators, and healthcare professionals, it shares a teen’s perspective on living … [Read more...] about If I Kiss You, Will I Get Diabetes?
Teach kids to discover a new world Teaching kids about China can seem daunting. However, there are countless possibilities for fun. China has a rich culture that dates back thousands of years. You could spend years studying China's heritage and history and still learn something new every day. If you plan to include a introduction to China in … [Read more...] about Teaching Kids About China
The thought of your homeschool student graduating is an exciting one, but to many, the jump from the home classroom to college life seems daunting. Perhaps you've been there to guide your child's education since kindergarten, or maybe you started homeschooling later. Either way, you've always been there to nurture your growing student. The … [Read more...] about Transitioning from Homeschool to College
The Best Medieval Books for Kids This blog uses affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy. Learning about Medieval times with picture books is a great way to introduce young kids to this historical topic. Who can resist finding out about kings and queens, and castles and knights, and even a dragon or two? It's never too early to … [Read more...] about Medieval Books for Kids
Is it a challenge to get your student writing? Creative writing develops valuable skills that help students with academic writing and critical thinking. For homeschool parents, it can seem like an uphill battle to get your student writing. If you're the parent of a reluctant young writer, the task is difficult. The summer is the perfect time to … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Get Your Student Writing Now!
The Best Calendar Books Books for Kids This blog uses affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy. There are so many great calendar books for teaching days of the year to kids. It's easy to find holiday books of all types, but if you want to teach kids the concept of general days and the flow of the year, these stellar picture books are … [Read more...] about Calendar & Days of the Year Books for Kids
Plan, Record & Celebrate Each Child's Progress This blog uses referral links. Please read my disclosure policy. With the new school year just around the corner, homeschool planning is in full swing for many moms this month. It is an exciting time to be shopping for curriculum, figuring out schedules, and hitting the school supply … [Read more...] about The A+ Homeschool Planner
1-2-3 Entrepreneur One of the perks of homeschooling through high school is the ability of your teens to pursue entrepreneurial ventures. The flexibility of a homeschool schedule, the cultivation of independent thinking, and the ability to think outside the box are all traits that homeschool teens share. The next logical step for many homeschool … [Read more...] about Entrepreneurship for Teens