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What Is An Eclectic Homeschool and How To Get Started

What Is An Eclectic Homeschool and How To Get Started   What Exactly is Eclectic Homeschooling? Eclectic homeschooling in our humble opinion is the best option for any homeschooler who likes to color outside of the lines. You can embrace more than one method of home educating and blend all of your favorite resources for … Read More

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Successful Tips for Creating a Solid Homeschool Portfolio

Successful Tips for Creating a Solid Homeschool Portfolio There are many reasons you may choose to create a homeschool portfolio for your child. Perhaps a portfolio will fulfill your state requirements, maybe you need to submit it for college applications, or perhaps you want a record for posterity’s sake. Whatever the reason, you would like … Read More

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20 Activities For Bored Kids They Are Sure To Love

20 Activities For Bored Kids They Are Sure To Love Yes, kids get bored. Summer boredom is a normal part of childhood. But, we have 20 activities for bored kids that will spark some childhood excitement. Our fantastic list of boredom busters your kids are sure to love!     Bigfoot Game – Get Your … Read More

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Creative Writing Activities That Your Kids Are Sure To Love

Creative Writing Activities That Your Kids Are Sure To Love Writing and composition are certainly troublesome subjects for many homeschool families. Nothing can invoke as much fear as the blank page and expectations. Somehow, parents telling their children to write something rarely has the desired effect, and instead of expressing themselves with the written word, … Read More

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Sensory Tray Ideas That Will Make For A Sensational Summer

Sensory Tray Ideas That Will Make For A Sensational Summer Sensory bins or trays… it doesn’t matter. What matters is the contents you put inside yours! Here at Homeschool Mastery Academy, we adore sensory play. The educational benefits to sensory trays are many. Sensory play supports language development, cognitive growth, motor skills, problem-solving skills, social … Read More

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3 Reasons Why Eclectic Homeschooling Is The Best

3 Reasons Why Eclectic Homeschooling Is The Best   We’ve all had those days. The ones where we’ve taken nothing out for dinner, been out all day at co-op, and now we have to feed this hungry family. We stare into the refrigerator, wondering how we’re going to pull this off. How can you make … Read More

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10 Games You and Your Preschooler Can Easily Enjoy Together

10 Games You and Your Preschooler Can Easily Enjoy Together Gametime can be such a fun and inviting way to spend time with your family.  Think of all the activities that encompass playing games…conversation, action, thinking skills, logic skills, teamwork, friendly competition, following directions…and that’s just a few! Being able to enjoy time together, with your … Read More

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20 Outstanding Weather Books for Preschool and Up Here

20 Outstanding Weather Books for Preschool and Up Here Weather is such a fascinating topic of study with so many varying conditions to learn about such as temperature, precipitation, atmosphere and more. Your time will be well spent reading all about mother nature and this exciting thing called weather.   We have chosen 20 worthy … Read More

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See Why ASL and Preschool are a Natural Fit

See Why ASL and Preschool are a Natural Fit American Sign Language is on the rise. Homeschool Reports tell us that homeschoolers are teaching American Sign Language in the early years, and it makes perfect sense. Combining hand signs as your children learn the alphabet –  exercises both sides of the brain, resulting in optimal … Read More

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20 Adorable & Easy to Make Finger Puppets for Kids

20 Adorable & Easy to Make Finger Puppets for Kids   Finger puppets are not only fun to make, but they are sure to bring a smile to little faces! We have collected 20 different finger puppets for kids to make and enjoy. There are plenty of crafty and imaginative ideas here for your children … Read More