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Homeschool Moms: It’s Time for You Time

Homeschool Moms: It’s Time for You Time

As a homeschool mom, self care is very important. You dedicate your time to taking care of everyone else make sure you take time to take care of you!

Fun Winter Sensory Play Activities

Fun Winter Sensory Play Activities

Winter is upon us and the weather is turning downright frigid in some areas. Let’s warm up with a few winter themed sensory play activities.

How to Make Your Own Rainbow Rice Sensory Bin

How to Make Your Own Rainbow Rice Sensory Bin

Sensory bins are and excellent tool that can be created easily and inexpensively. Not only are they fun to make and play with but the benefits of using sensory bins in your homeschool are numerous. One of the easiest and least expensive sensory bins to make is a Rainbow Rice Sensory Bin. Just like the name implies, you’ll use rice, and a few other materials.

5 Useful Projects to Inspire Creativity in Children

5 Useful Projects to Inspire Creativity in Children

Don’t limit art projects to only the traditional origami, collages, and coloring page. You can introduce a number of off-beat projects to their curriculum that goes beyond the usual!

Homeschool Curriculum Advice from Cathy Duffy

Homeschool Curriculum Advice from Cathy Duffy

It doesn’t matter if you are a new homeschooler or a veteran, choosing the right curriculum can be overwhelming. There are so many choices! What fits with your child’s learning style? Which one delivers more challenging content? Which one fits your philosophy of education? While the ultimate decision is up to you, a good place to start is to read reviews and ask around for some homeschool curriculum advice.

What Is Kumon and Does It Really Work?

What Is Kumon and Does It Really Work?

You’ve likely seen ads on television or passed by Kumon centers in your daily travels. Have you every wondered, exactly, what Kumon is? Read on to learn if it’s right for your family.

What to Teach When Homeschooling Seventh Grade

What to Teach When Homeschooling Seventh Grade

What to Teach When Homeschooling Seventh Grade: Seventh grade builds on knowledge and skills gained in sixth grade while exposing children to increasingly more complex topics. Here’s a simple guide for what to cover and develop in seventh grade.

How to Homeschool When You are a Single Parent

How to Homeschool When You are a Single Parent

Homeschooling your child comes with its own set of challenges. When you add in being a single parent, things can be a bit more complex. However, complex doesn’t mean impossible! There are definitely ways to make it work.

Hands On Science Experiments for Learning About Sound

Hands On Science Experiments for Learning About Sound

We’ve shared a lot of science experiments, here at Modern Homeschool Family, and today, we have another fun STEM lesson plan on exploring sound.

This lesson plan includes 4 science experiments for learning about sound. This lesson plan can be used with one child or a group and is appropriate for an all-ages introduction to the concepts of sound.

How to Add More Fun to Your Daily Homeschool Schedule

How to Add More Fun to Your Daily Homeschool Schedule

In this article, we’ll share tips to liven up your curriculum this school year. Put these ideas into practice and the kids will be more engaged with their lesson plans. (Many of these ideas will leave you feeling more refreshed, too!)