(If you like this post, would you please Pin It? Thanks!) Our final Day of "5 Days of Homeschooling Essentials" has arrived and today I'm sharing a comparison of the resources I use (and have used) to teach reading. This is probably one of the areas that scares new homeschoolers the most. … [Read more...] about Homeschool Essentials for Teaching Reading
Math-U-See, a Homeschooling Essential: Today is Day 3 of "5 Days of Homeschooling Essentials" and I'm sharing about my favorite math elementary math curriculum: Math-U-See. I love that this curriculum has the lessons on DVD (Steve Demme is funny and connects well with the kids). But most of all I … [Read more...] about Homeschool Essentials: Math-U-See Decimal Street lapbook for “Alpha”
Welcome to Day 2 of "5 Days of Homeschooling Essentials." Today I'll be sharing about my favorite art curriculum DVDs--from See the Light! I've written several reviews of them in the past (read about "Shipwrecked" and "God's Runaway"). But today I want to share about their … [Read more...] about Homeschool Essentials: Cartooning DVD from See the Light
Today I'm sharing about the fun Penguin and Antarctica unit study we just completed. We've been studying world geography, and this was the perfect time to get to Antarctica. It was even -18 degrees here last week! See below for books we read, movies we watched, a lapbook we completed, and a … [Read more...] about Fun and Exciting Antarctica Unit Study/ Penguin Lapbook Resources
I'm so excited to be part of a blog hop next week which will focus on Homeschool Essentials. We have about 89 bloggers participating, so you can read about the best materials in our homeschools all week long! To kick off the event, we're going to give away an iPad Mini! Wish I could … [Read more...] about Homeschool Essentials Giveaway: Win an iPad Mini!