Browsing Category : Homeschool

Kiwi Crate Review


Hi everyone! Do you have a tinkerer in your house? I do, his name is Turbo, and he loves to play around with anything that requires building stuff, tiny parts, electricity, robotics, remote controls, etc. So when we found Kiwi Crate, Inc. I was definitely interested! Disclosure: I received the Kiwi Crate for review purposes on my blog. The opinions…

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Our Homeschool Room Tour 2016


Hi everyone! As most of you know, we’ve moved our school room to the basement, and so today I’m sharing our updated homeschool room tour with you! I want to start off by saying that you by no means need to have a dedicated “classroom” in order to homeschool. You can literally homeschool anywhere you have space, or wherever you…

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Minecraft Connected Camps Review


Hi everyone! My kids all love Minecraft, and I’ve often wondered what was so interesting about a video game that looked like the old school ones from my childhood. But after talking to them, they love the fact that they can build their own worlds, be creative, play together with friends, and literally build whatever they can imagine. My son…

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How to Homeschool with Babies & Toddlers


Hi everyone! Today for Tip Tuesday I’m talking about how to homeschool with babies and toddlers! Chances are if you’re a homeschooler, and you have more than one child, you’ll be homeschooling while also trying to take care of a newborn, baby, toddler, or all of the above! I know it can seem like a daunting task, but today I’m…

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How to Teach Multiple Grade Levels


Good morning everyone! Today I’m sharing my tips for teaching/homeschooling multiple grades at the same time. Most of you know we have four children. This year I’m teaching a 2nd, 5th, 7th, and 8th grader! Just the thought can be overwhelming, but today I’m sharing some things that have worked to help me reduce my stress level and make it…

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DIY: Easy Treat Bag


Hey guys! We made a super cute and easy treat bag for my daughter today and I wanted to share it with you! It was so easy, she sewed the entire thing herself. I helped quilt it, but really she could’ve done it on her own, we were just pressed for time so I helped out.   I know I…

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Preschool–Kindergarten Color Word Cards


Hi everyone! I though it would be fun to put out a color word printable for you all today! I made color word coloring worksheets, pre-colored word flashcards, and fun colorful balloons with the color words on them as well.   –> Download the Color Word Cards printable here! <–   You can use the black and white coloring pages…

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IEW Writing Review


Hi everyone! I’ve had a ton of requests to do a review for our homeschool writing curriculum. We’ve been using the Institute for Excellence in Writing program for a few years now and really love it. We started out with the Group A Student Writing Intensive, and this past year we moved on to the Group A Continuation Student Writing…

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Expedition Earth: Venezuela Unit Study


Buen Dia’! This week we’re venturing to Venezuela for our Expedition Earth world geography unit study. I hope you’re enjoying riding along with us on our travels! Did you know that kids in Venezuela have hot chocolate for breakfast? It’s a very thick soupy pudding mixture that children dip bread in! We didn’t have any soupy hot chocolate, but did…

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8th Grade Homeschool Schedule


Hi everyone! I’ve had a lot of requests to see what my 8th grader’s homeschool day looks like. So today I’m sharing her schedule with you. Keep in mind, this is a flexible schedule. Some days a subject might take her longer than others. And so she may finish a little earlier, or later depending on her workload for the…

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Expedition Earth: Panama Unit Study


Good morning and welcome to our Expedition Earth world geography curriculum where we’re learning all about Panama! I hope you join in with us because we’re having so much fun with our world geography studies!   Panama has the lowest population in Central America, but is the most industrialized country in Central America. It also has the most diversified wildlife…

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Kay Arthur Bible Study for Kids


Good morning everyone! As promised, I have a video review for you of the Kay Arthur Discover 4 Yourself Inductive Bible Studies for Kids series. These studies are great for kids grades 4-6. They cover a variety of Bible topics and passages and teach your kids how to study the Bible independently. If your child hasn’t ever done a Bible…

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