Planning Your Homeschool Curriculum – The First Steps

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Planning Your Homeschool Curriculum – The First Steps

Planning Your Homeschool Curriculum – The First Steps

Do you love to look through catalogues, shop on-line, or do you need to get your hands onto your prospective purchases? Once you jump into this homeschooling pool you soon realize there is an even larger pool of amazing curriculum you can choose from! This post isn’t about planning out curriculum day by day, but focuses on the first stages of planning and choosing your curriculum. I usually start my curriculum search on-line.  Window shopping on-line is a great starting point to your search without adding the clutter of magazines to your desk or counter tops. While you are on-line,

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Waiting Room Boredom Busters!

Don`t Plug In…Be Creative! If your child is sick, often sitting on your lap and reading a story is all you will need to pass the time.  But what if all your other children are in tow? Perhaps no one is ill and you are just waiting for another type of appointment or event? We could hand over the electronic devices for our kids and ourselves to pass the time. Or you can choose to unplug from technology for a while and plug into everything around you….including each other! Here are some ideas and things we have done to help

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Homeschooling with Games

Homeschooling with Games

“Break Free in Your Homeschool”  has made me think of so many mini posts! This one is about:   Games How often do you use games during your home school week? We used to play a lot of games and for some reason these past few months,  games have been an after thought or even pushed right aside.     Children love to play and they also need to play!   Playing  provides so much opportunity to lock in knowledge or learn something in a different way and often without realizing just how much they are learning. Playing board games,

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