Category: Homeschool

Category: Homeschool

Tibetan Prayer Flags DIY Craft for Kids

For the past few weeks, at the request of my 11 year old daughter, we’ve been studying world religions in our homeschool.  While we were reading about Buddhism, we became smitten with Tibetan Prayer Flags. We’ve seen these before, of course, and thought they were beautiful.  But after learning more about

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5 Things We’re Loving in Our Homeschool

At this time of year I like to reevaluate how our homeschool routine and curriculum is working. As I’ve been thinking over the past few months of homeschool I’ve been struck by how well things are working for us. It just keeps getting better. After 6 years as a homeschool

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Canvas Gratitude Banner Service Project

We’ve spent all week celebrating “Not Back to School” with our local homeschool co-op.  The days have been full of everything from hiking as a family to vision board creation to a trip to our tiny zoo and much more. We adore this community of like-minded families and the friendships

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Homeschool Plans for 2015-2016

This time of year seems a lot like Christmas around here.  Huge boxes stuffed with books and other goodies arrive almost daily on our doorstep.  We eagerly anticipate their arrival and dive into the boxes as soon as possible. We’re all aglow with the love of new school supplies: fresh

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How We Memorize Scriptures

We have been using a simple scripture memorization and review system lately (which I originally read about here) and I’ve been so impressed with the results we’ve seen so far. It’s a simple, effective way to help kids, and adults memorize scripture. It will take you a few minutes to

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Homeschool Morning Time: Our homeschool morning routine

One thing I’ve learned during the past 5 years of homeschooling is that the perfect routine is a moving target.  It seems like we need to reevaluate and reorganize our school routines every few months to fit our current season of life. Right now we are using a secret tool

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Homeschool Curriculum Choices 2014-2015

 Over the years our homeschool methodology has been tweaked and refined as we have come to understand what our children require for a positive and uplifting experience and what their Mama/Teacher needs in order to experience the same.. Each year I fall in love with homeschooling a little bit more, and

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