Homeschooling with board games only increases the level of fun involved with educating children at home, it can also vastly enhance the learning process. Learning should be an adventure filled journey of discovery. Adding board games into the actual curriculum, and not simply regulating them into an hour or two slot on family game night … Read more 61 Board Games for Your Homeschooled Children
Transitioning from regular school (be it public or private), to homeschooling is quite an adjustment for not just the children but the entire family. Ideally, transitioning from one type of educational experience to another should occur over the summer months to give everyone time to adjust, but such a perfect scenario is not always possible. … Read more How to Transition From Public Schooling to Homeschooling
Flannel boards (or felt boards, if you prefer) are low tech learning aids that are rarely used in school classrooms anymore, but they used to be a staple in elementary schools and Sunday school classrooms. About a year ago, I got online to buy a flannel board to use with the learning sets I was … Read more DIY Flannel Board and Felt Learning Activities for Kids
Homesteading and homeschooling are not synonyms, but the two concepts sure fit together well. Even if you are not homeschooling, you can still make some simple, nearly free, and heirloom style learning supplies to help your little ones bolster their academic progress. Teaching or reinforcing the building blocks can be daunting for someone who does … Read more How to Make Clipboard and Clothespin Learning Games for Kids
Homeschooling and homesteading just seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly. Sure, each one is good separately, but together, well, now you have something really special to sink your teeth into. Millions of Americans across the country are homeschooling their children for a vast array of reasons – more now in our modern … Read more How to Start Homeschooling
If you’re a homesteading, homeschooling mama of multiple ages/grade levels, I’d love to know how you manage your school day as well as your farm chores. What have you found to work best for you?
Our homeschool schedule has to be flexible to fit into our lifestyle. Fortunately, there is so much to be taught in just our daily activities! Many lessons come somewhat naturally.
Got a shelf of homeschool workbooks that looks like this? Here’s a great way to organize your books, and make lesson time prep a little quicker!