I'm starting a new series here at I Choose Joy! ~ all about ideas for Rainy Day Fun! These are PERFECT for cold and/or wet days when kids are bouncing off the walls because they can't get outside. Have the supplies ready ahead of time so you can whip out an amazing activity for those days when you … [Read more...] about Rainy Day Fun: Color Changing Bouncy Ball Recipe & Tutorial
Have you started using online courses in your homeschool yet? There are so many wonderful benefits to doing so! Why Use Online Courses in Your Homeschool Online courses are written by and taught by experts in the subject. Usually, online courses don't require prep work by the teacher. … [Read more...] about Why Use Online Courses in Your Homeschool?
A number of years ago I began to teach my fourth child to read. I had successfully taught my first three kids, so I was in for quite a shock to find out that using the same materials and methods weren't working with her. It wasn't long before I started suspecting that dyslexia was the reason why. … [Read more...] about What Every Homeschooler Needs to Know About Dyslexia
Today's guest post about "Alternatives to a Traditional Homeschool Co-op" is from long-time veteran homeschooler Kate Woods! I felt led to put together a quick message to encourage, and possibly guide, those with young families who are first-time homeschoolers looking for a co-op. Since so many … [Read more...] about Alternatives to a Traditional Homeschool Co-op When a Co-op Isn’t An Option
Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I was compensated for my time in writing this review. All opinions are honest; I was not required to post a positive review. My two oldest kids are in college and the next two are in high school. Many years ago I used a free online typing site called Dance Mat … [Read more...] about Dance Mat Typing So Kids Can Learn to Type for Free!
Have you studied world geography in your elementary homeschool yet? Or, does the thought intimidate you? It doesn't have to! There are some amazing resources out that that will make your study both super fun and super easy! Read on for The Ultimate List of Elementary World Geography … [Read more...] about The Ultimate List of Elementary World Geography Resources