Homeschool Unit Studies: What They Are, How To Create Your Own, + Internet-Based Resources

Homeschool Unit Studies: What They Are, How To Create Your Own, + Internet-Based Resources

  Unit Studies are when you choose a topic to research and explore, then incorporate all or most subjects to create a more interesting way of learning. There are several all-in-one curriculums that use the unit study format. There are also stand-alone unit studies you can purchase based on topic. You can read all about the differentRead more

28 Books About Christmas and Winter For Children

28 Books About Christmas and Winter ffor Advent and Literature Studies for Homeschool

  I have curated 28 delightful children’s books about Christmas and winter (for those of us on my side of the world where they both happen at the same time). These are a mixture of Christmas (Jesus’ birthday), historic Christmas stories, and nature (winter) books. You can use the Christmas books for Advent and the otherRead more

Nature Study Science Resources For Elementary Grades

Nature Study Science Resources For Elementary Grades

  This year we are using a few different nature study science resources to focus on animals, the seasons, weather, and all of “nature” with all 7 of my kids (ages 2-11). In addition to nature science, my oldest will be reading two other general science textbooks that correlate with our history studies. Since he lovesRead more

Music Appreciation For Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (Musik At Home Review)

Music Appreciation For Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (Musik At Home Review)

  Music appreciation is a required homeschool subject in Washington state. Although the legal school age is not until 8-years-old here, you can get a jump start on some of the fun parts of homeschooling your child from an early age! That’s where programs like Musik At Home come into play.

Literature-Based Homeschooling With Multiple Children (Plus A Personal Note)

Literature-Based Homeschooling With Multiple Children

  We used Tapestry of Grace (Year 1) this last year and it has been wonderful. It provided a structured guideline for history, includes geography, and teaches social studies from a Christian perspective. Over the last year, I realized that I love literature-based homeschooling and that it creates the atmosphere that I want, as I teach allRead more