Have you ever thought about what your homeschool philosophy is? It is important to know what your homeschool philosophy is so that you have a focus for your children's education. This post will help you get started developing your own homeschool philosophy.

Creating a Homeschool Philosophy that Works for Your Family

Have you ever thought about what your homeschool philosophy is? It is important to know what your homeschool philosophy is so that you have a focus for your children’s education. But it is also important to understand that your philosophy might change as your family grows or new situations come…

We learned so much about Nature in 2016 just by gettting outdoors to explore and play! Here is a list of what you can learn along with some great resources to add to your homes for nature studies!

Things we Learned about Nature in 2016

If you follow us on Instagram you know that being outdoors and in nature is a huge part of our daily lives. I don’t often write about it on the blog because our outdoor play and nature study is for the most part completely unplanned. We just dress for the…

How to Make Homemade Games for Your Homeschool and Why they are the Perfect learning tool!

How to Make Homemade Games for your Homeschool

Do you want to incorporate more games into your homeschool but have a hard time finding games that interest your children? Homemade games are the perfect solution! In this post you’ll learn how to make homemade games and why homemade games are the perfect learning tool for your homeschool! My…

Kindergarten Homeschool Mid-Year Update

It’s halfway through the school year and it’s a time of reflection for most homeschoolers. We are asking ourselves what is working? What do we need to change? And planning ahead into the next year even. So how is homeschooling going? Today I’m going to give you a little kindergarten…

Fun Ways to Start Your Homeschool Day

Fun Ways to Start Your Homeschool Day

Do you and your kids struggle to get started homeschooling in the morning? Is there always a fight to get the kids to start their work? I know I’ve struggled at times to get my son in the learning mood. Below I’m sharing some wonderful tips to make the morning…

The Puffy Paint Experiment from the new STEAM Kids book is a fun & messy activity that would be a fun way to reinforce the letter 'P'.

Puffy Paint Experiment from the New STEAM Kids Book

Are you looking for fun process art or STEAM activities to help reinforce alphabet recognition or letter sounds?  The 3-D Puffy Paint Experiment from the new STEAM Kids book is a fun & messy activity that is a fantastic way to reinforce the letter ‘P’. We chose this activity as…

Wondering how you can find a core group of homeschool moms? Want to be part of a homeschool tribe? In this post my friend Kayla shares her story and tips for How to Find Your Homeschool Tribe as a NEW Homeschooler.

How to Find Your Tribe as a New Homeschooler

Wondering how you can find a core group of homeschool moms? Want to be part of a homeschool tribe? I’ve been looking for a homeschooling tribe for some time now and through chatting with a friend and fellow homeschool mom I’ve really been encouraged. I loved what she shared with…

10 Tips for Homeschooling Kids with Sensory Needs, practical tips you can implement right away to help you get the most out of your homeschool day!

10 Tips for Homeschooling Kids with Sensory Needs

Homeschooling kids with sensory needs can be challenging. These kids are often easily distracted by noises, tactile defensiveness, and their need for movement among other things. But there are many things you can do to help kids with sensory needs learn at home!  This post may contain affiliate links. Tips…

If you enjoy playing games with your young children, this list of games is great for kindergarten aged kids!

Educational Board and Card Games for Kindergarten

We enjoy hands-on learning and for us that includes board and card games! Here are some of our new favorite games we will be playing this year as part of our kindergarten curriculum! These educational games for kindergarten cover basic academics such as alphabet recognition and math skills, plus critical…

Kindergarten Curriculum choices for Relaxed Homeschoolers that covers the basics of reading, handwriting and math.

Kindergarten Curriculum for Relaxed Homeschoolers

I’ve considered my son’s needs and learning style. I’ve read all the reviews. So now I’m ready to share our kindergarten curriculum picks for a relaxed homeschool year! For our kindergarten year of homeschooling we have chosen a relaxed approach focused on the basics. What is relaxed homeschooling? The relaxed…

The Unofficial Guide to Learning with LEGO contains 100+ hands-on activities which are awesome for Homeschoolers!

100 Learning with LEGO Ideas for Homeschoolers

Are you a homeschooling parent looking for fun, hands-on activities to keep your children engaged in learning? The Unofficial Guide to Learning with LEGO is a wonderful resource that can be used for preschoolers through elementary learners! In it you will find more than 100 ideas ranging from literacy to…