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How to Cultivate a Love of Learning Through Enrichment Activities
Do you ever want to be the “fun” mom, but feel the weight of all the things you need to do to educate your children? You want to give them an experience they’ll look back and remember with fondness, but you find yourself just trying to get through the day. It simply feels overwhelming.
It’s time to stop and think about why you are homeschooling in the first place. We’re guessing that at least part of the reason is that you want something better for your kids.
You want to cultivate a love of learning.
And what do kids love? They love to wonder. They love to learn about the world around them and to experience it. They want to follow their interests and ask questions and do things.
At Homeschool Mastery Academy, we want to help you do that… to cultivate a love of learning. And we want you to enjoy it, too.
How to Cultivate a Love of Learning
We’re not saying you need to dump the curriculum you are using! But we do want to encourage you to take advantage of the world of enrichment.
“Enrichment makes something more meaningful, substantial, or rewarding. Enrichment improves something.
Riches are valuable things, such as money, jewels, and gold. Similarly, enrichment is when something is made more valuable. A reading enrichment program improves education. When vitamins or nutrients are added to food, that’s enrichment because it makes the food healthier. All types of enrichment are improvements; they leave things better than they were before. You can also say such enrichment has enriched your life.” —vocabulary.com
Enrichment is key. The key to unlocking a love of learning.
We believe that enrichment activities aren’t just a supplement to education; they are foundational. Enrichment activities actually boost the core subjects in your homeschool. They count as hours for those of you who need to keep records. But most of all they help kids get excited about homeschooling!
So take advantage of the things kids love: special holidays, seasonal learning, and personal interests.
But we can hear you say what we once said too, “I don’t have time for that!”
How Homeschool Mastery Can Help
You are busy! You’re educating your kids and taking care of the home. You’re cooking meals, and many of you are also running a business on the side. Homeschool Mastery Academy was born out of the fact that we know what that’s like.
But what if…
You had everything you needed in one place? No searching the internet for resources and projects—trying to figure out what will actually work and is appropriate for your kids.
It was flexible. You are unique. Your kids are unique. There’s no one-size-fits-all when it comes to homeschooling.
You could teach your children—all of your children—using the same basic materials. We love a family style meal… What if education could look the same? Lay out the different dishes in the middle of the table and let your kids dig in!
We make the “what if” a reality.
With the Homeschool Mastery Academy’s Monthly Membership, you’ll get theme-based learning activities, resources, and projects delivered right to you in-box. They are downloadable, reusable, and you can go back to the monthly collections forever.
It’s full of eclectic resources that you can fit into any method of homeschooling—from Charlotte Mason to classical. You can use what you want and skip what doesn’t fit your children.
And with our multi-level books lists and writing prompts, you can work through the topics “family style.” It’s amazing how much more your kids will learn as they talk about the same topic even when they do the work at different levels.
It’s Worth It
Homeschooling should look different from other forms of education. We have the chance to help our kids to enjoy their experience, to look back on their years of homeschooling and think about the fun they had.
Enrichment activities are an easy way to add that spark that might just kindle a fire… a passion for learning.