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Build Your Bundle, The Homeschool Edition! Check it Out!

The first ever “Build Your Bundle” – Homeschool Edition sale is here! For one week only (July 21-28) save up to 92% on bestselling homeschooling products, including MANY on Cathy Duffy’s Top 100 list! The bundles are AMAZING, including products such as Learning Language Arts Through Literature, A Child’s Geography, Character Concepts, Picture Smart Bible, Math Mammoth, and more! There…

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Homeschool Kids Have Prom!

Every time someone finds out that the girls homeschool, the first thing they ask me is “What about socialization?” or “What about sports?” sometimes even “What about Prom?”!  Seriously, my girls do not live in a bubble! My kids are well socialized!  I do have one very shy girl, but that has nothing to do with homeschooling.  My girls can…

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5 Ways to Take Science Outside

Scientific activities are great ways for kids to build analytical and creative thinking skills, and the great outdoors offers all kinds of opportunities when it comes to children’s science. Making predictions, testing out hypotheses and experimenting with ideas and objects all stimulate natural curiosity, leading children to a better understanding of both the scientific method and the world around them. As spring approaches and warmer…

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Around the World Game

Education is best when it is fun!  I have said it time and time again.  If you make it fun, they will learn.  Very few people actually like to sit down and read a text book.  So dry, so boring, such a waste of time!  We are homeschoolers and we choose to keep education natural and fun.  Thankfully there are…

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GEODice, Games for Education! #Homeschool

As you know, we are a homeschool family and lean strongly towards unschooling.  We are always looking for fun ways to learn.  Games are a great tool for home education, as well as a great tool for expanding on public education. As I have said a million times before, if you make it fun they will be more willing and…

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Curriki Online Geometry Course Free to Teachers & Students

AT&T Funds Interactive Course for Geometry that is free for teachers and students.  You can read the full release here. The online Curriki Geometry course will be available in September 2013. To participate in the beta launch, sign up today http://link.curriki.org/PBL-Geometry-Signup and we’ll notify participants when the course is available. About Curriki A non-profit organization, Curriki is the leading K-12 global community…

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Reading Kingdom, an Educational Website for Kids #Review

As you know, we do not use traditional school.  We are considered homeschoolers and very much lean towards the ways of unschooling.  In my opinion, if you can read, you can do anything!  Reading is the key to learning and doing. Most schools teach kids to read with phonics.  But, did you know that in English, only 20 percent of the…

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Fun History #Homeschool

I decided to do something fun and different with the girls… fun history!  I purchased The Little House Cookbook: Frontier Foods from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Classic Stories to use.  It just arrived the other day and I am anxious to get them started!  I will also be getting The Complete Little House Nine-Book Set. Normally I would just do the library,…

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