Teaching Dictionary Skills in Homeschool

D is for Dictionary

D is for Dictionary. D is also for, “Mom, please Don’t make me do the Dictionary today!” In this day and age, you are probably wondering why on earth I would succumb my children to using an actual, physical, in 3D, dictionary. The answer is simple: I want them to learn basic skills.  I want them to learn the things […]

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SchoolhouseTeachers.com Product Review – 2017 Homeschool Review Crew

We are so excited to be a part of this years Homeschool Review Crew!  As a new member, we were given a Yearly Membership to SchoolhouseTeachers.com to review.   SchoolhouseTeachers.com is an online homeschool website featuring over 300 courses for all ages including parents. The courses are self-paced and each class may include videos, printables, e-books, checklists and details about the class. The website has courses […]

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Choosing A Homeschool Curriculum

choosing a homeschool curriculum

Choosing curriculum can be an easy or tedious task when concerned with the education of your children. When I first began researching homeschooling, I had absolutely no idea what I was looking for.  All I knew is that I wanted to homeschool my child and future children. I was lucky enough to have a family member who homeschooled my 6 […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up: Goals, Friends & Magic

Weekly Wrap-Up

We just wrapped up 2016 in our homeschool. Yesterday was our last day of school until the new year and the kids could not be more excited to have an extended break. Because of our rush to get it all done, my business and blog have been lacking. Goals 2017 Will be a year of goals. How will we get […]

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A is for Alligator

Here’s a fun little craft we did for the letter A.  It will also be included in our Letter of the Week preschool curriculum. Our little guy thoroughly enjoyed making his Alligator! He needed help with some of the cutting but took directions well when glueing the shapes to the paper. While we were making the alligator, we practiced the […]

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Striped Toddler Mittens Pattern

I am so excited to share my very first pattern with you! I wrote this pattern because I couldn’t find one that used the size needles and yarn weight that I wanted to work with.  I had made a set of fingerless gloves for my oldest son and my little one wanted his own mittens just like big brother. So […]

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Bunny Trails

Bunny Trails

*This post may contain affiliate links which help our homeschool thrive. Please see our disclaimer for more information.* Has your child ever wanted to learn more about a particular topic that you are studying? Have they ever had more questions or been really into one thing from their curriculum? The answer is following the bunny trails. Bunny Trails are are […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up: Halloween, The Letter A, & Apple Pie

Weekly Wrap-Up

*This post may contain affiliate links which help our homeschool thrive. Please see our disclaimer for more information.* This week was full of a lot of fun activities!  Holiday’s are always a little struggle due to extreme excitement, but we still managed to get a lot done despite the sugar highs! Halloween Halloween is by far my favorite holiday.  I […]

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Grandma’s Favorite Apple Pie

Grandma's Favorite Apple Pie

*All recipes are my own or family recipes unless stated otherwise. Pie Ingredients: 4 Large Granny Smith Apples 4 Large Gala Apples 2 tsp. Lemon Juice 1/2 c. Sugar 2 tbsp. Flour 1/2 c. Heavy Whipping Cream 1/4 c. Honey Cinnamon 1/4 stick Butter 1 tbsp. Milk 1 tbsp. Sugar Crust Ingredients: 2 1/4 c. Flour 1 tsp. Salt 2 […]

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10 Ways to Teach the ALPHABET

10 Ways to Teach the Alphabet

*This post may contain affiliate links which help our homeschool thrive. Please see our disclaimer for more information.* Teaching the alphabet doesn’t have to be hard. From the time our boys were born, we began teaching them.  We read to them everyday, and have done all of the following activities.  Our oldest knew the whole alphabet by 18 months old.  By […]

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