The Best Encouragement and Support for Homeschool Teachers

The Best Encouragement and Support for Homeschool Teachers “Within the word encouragement we see the word ‘courage,’ which means the ability to face danger and deal with it. To encourage, then, is to help develop that ability in someone, while the ‘ment’ at the end makes that development into a noun, the act of giving … Read More

Homeschool Middle School

What You Need to Know About Homeschool Middle School

What You Need to Know About Homeschool Middle School Maybe you look back on your own middle school experience and remember feeling awkward, like you really didn’t fit in anywhere. Perhaps you are new to this homeschooling thing and have no idea what to expect. Or you’ve loved teaching elementary ages so much, you’re sad … Read More

children's books on science

7 Children’s Books on Science Every First Grader Should Read

7 Children’s Books on Science Every First Grader Should Read Science is more than laboratory experiments and long words; science is everywhere we look. As educators, it’s our job to make science enjoyable for first graders so they will be interested in learning more about it, and one of the easiest ways to help make … Read More

Fish Faces

More Colorful Fish Faces And Exciting Ocean Life Facts 

More Colorful Fish Faces And Exciting Ocean Life Facts  Ah, ocean life! It is truly an exciting topic to study for everyone, no matter how old you are. Especially when covering elementary science, you have to spend some time dedicated to marine life. Colorful fish faces and underwater photos are a must.  Luckily, we have … Read More

Dinosaur Printables

Dinosaur Printables That Will Boost The Fun In Your Homeschool

Dinosaur Printables That Will Boost The Fun In Your Homeschool What is it about dinosaurs that kids love so much? Um, pretty much everything, right? Giant lizards stomping around the earth roaring; of course, kids love them. Dinosaurs are a lot of fun to explore. But did you know learning about dinosaurs is a perfect … Read More

Learning About Weather

Why Learning About The Weather Is So Important

Why Learning About The Weather Is So Important Learning about the weather seems pretty standard in every early elementary classroom across the country. But as homeschoolers, I think it’s great to question things typically done in public schools to see if there is a reason to do them in our homeschool. And teaching the weather … Read More

Phonics for Reading

The Best Way Online To Teach Phonics For Reading 

The Best Way Online To Teach Phonics For Reading Learning to read can be a difficult journey for many. It’s a common struggle. Learning phonics for reading and teaching reading are equally intimidating territory for some parents and children. But, luckily, some resources can help the reader and the teacher tremendously—one of those incredible resources – … Read More

Color Wheel

Fun Activities that Teach the Color Wheel

Fun Activities that Teach the Color Wheel Teaching the color wheel is a great way to introduce art for the school year. Even if you have done the color wheel before a quick review will help your kids remember things like complementary colors, analogous colors, primary colors, secondary colors and understanding the order of the … Read More

Homeschool Blogs

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Homeschool Blogs

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Homeschool Blogs If you need real life homeschooling advice from those who know what they are talking about, we have a list of the absolute best homeschool blogs you should follow. What do we look for? Experience, expertise, and encouragement.  Experience Experience: practical contact with and observation of facts … Read More

Solar System Unit Study

Perfect Book Pairings for A Solar System Unit Study

Perfect Book Pairings for A Solar System Unit Study  As long as mankind has been around we have looked to the sky and wondered about all the wonder and beauty above. There is no difference with our kids today. Many kids become so fascinated and enthralled by space. Doing a solar system unit study is a … Read More