Tag Archives : Homeschool

What is a Lapbook?


So what the heck is a lapbook and why should I use them in my homeschool? Well I’m so glad you asked! We’ve been using lapbooks in our homeschool for years and today I wanted to share a little bit about how we use them and why I love them so much! So What is a Lapbook Anyway? Lapbooking is…

11th Grade Homeschool Lesson Plans


Hi everyone! My 11th Grade Homeschool Lesson Plans are now available! While sometimes I prefer to be spontaneous, other times I think it’s better to have a plan to follow so things don’t get missed or left behind. Planning ahead is especially important if you’re a new homeschooling. Having a good plan will help make your days less chaotic and…

10th Grade Homeschool Lesson Plans


Hi everyone! My 10th Grade Homeschool Lesson Plans are now available! While sometimes I prefer to be spontaneous, other times I think it’s better to have a plan to follow so things don’t get missed or left behind. Planning ahead is especially important if you’re a new homeschooling. Having a good plan will help make your days less chaotic and…

9th Grade Homeschool Lesson Plans


Hi everyone! My 9th Grade Homeschool Lesson Plans are now available! While sometimes I prefer to be spontaneous, other times I think it’s better to have a plan to follow so things don’t get missed or left behind. Planning ahead is especially important if you’re a new homeschooling. Having a good plan will help make your days less chaotic and…

2019 Great Homeschool Conventions


One of my favorite things to do for encouragement is to attend homeschooling conferences and one of my favorite’s is the Great Homeschool Conventions! All across the country, families can travel to attend one of their seven, huge regional conventions! Some moms gather friends and make it a fun, getaway weekend.   2019 – GHC Regional Homeschool Convention Dates: TEXAS…

10 Things I Wish I Knew BEFORE HOMESCHOOLING!


Hi everyone! I’ve been homeschooling for awhile now, and today I wanted to share my top 10 things I wish I knew BEFORE HOMESCHOOLING with you all! Some of these pearls of wisdom were shared with me when we first started as well, but I was just too eager and set in my vision to hear them out. So here…

Expedition Earth Video Review


Get ready for an exciting voyage across the world! Come along as we walk on the Great Wall of China, wander through the Amazon Rainforest, and climb the Egyptian Pyramids! Within this curriculum you’ll discover the sights and sounds of 31 countries across the globe. You’ll get hands-on with fun activities, crafts, recipes and more! So grab your passports, and…

Homeschooling 101: Standardized Testing


It’s that time of the year again! Time for the dreaded  T E S T I N G. So for today’s Homeschooling 101 post, we’re going to dig into the details of standardized testing and homeschooling! Are you excited? You should be because I’m here to encourage homeschoolers everywhere! Testing isn’t as bad as you think, and YES YOU CAN…

Expedition Earth: Arctic Circle Soap Whittling


Welcome to kids soap whittling 101! After learning about all of our fun Arctic friends, we did a super fun soap carving project that was one of our favorites for the year according to my son. I guess whittling is kind of a manly thing.   We made a penguin and a fish, which was originally a whale, but looked…

Expedition Earth: Arctic Circle Snowy Owl Craft


Welcome to another fun Arctic Kids Craft! Today we learned about the Snowy Owl, then watched Owl Babies on You Tube. After that we made a fun Snowy Owl Craft. What supplies do you need? 3 paper plates per student white craft glue paint brush orange construction paper for beak and feet 2 google eyes per student Fake snow Step…