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Make Snack Fun with These DIY Butterfly Snack Bags

Make Snack Fun with These DIY Butterfly Snack Bags

Whether you need to bring snacks for a crowd or just want something to go along with your butterfly theme unit, these DIY Butterfly Snack Bags are easy and fun to make!

Great Ways to Celebrate the First Day of Homeschool

Great Ways to Celebrate the First Day of Homeschool

I love that I can relax with the children while the neighbors have to get up and get out the door on time. Nothing makes a new year start out right like a slow relaxing morning except maybe these great ways to celebrate the first day of school with your homeschooler.

5 Affordable Homeschool Field Trip Ideas for Middle Schoolers

5 Affordable Homeschool Field Trip Ideas for Middle Schoolers

In the 21st century, kids can virtually visit any place online. However, there’s something to be said for getting out of the house and into the real world to learn and explore. Here are 5 affordable homeschool field trip ideas for middle schoolers that can enhance your curriculum offline!

FREE All About Me Printable

FREE All About Me Printable

This free All About Me printable can be used to mark the first of day of “not-back-to-school” or as an exercise in helping your child recognize how unique and special he is.

Download it today and share this post with a friend – the worksheet is completely FREE!

Cute and Fun Chalkboard Notebook Craft

Cute and Fun Chalkboard Notebook Craft

Whether you’re getting ready for “not-back-to-school,” need a group project for scouts or just need a rainy day project, I hope you enjoy making this chalkboard notebook.

What to Teach When Homeschooling Sixth Grade

What to Teach When Homeschooling Sixth Grade

meschooling Sixth Grade | Sixth grade builds on knowledge and skills gained in fifth grade while exposing children to increasingly more complex topics. Here’s a simple guide for what to cover and develop in sixth grade.

Resources for Learning About the Solar Eclipse

Resources for Learning About the Solar Eclipse

Let the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Spark Your Child’s Interest in Science and Astronomy! Here are some fun resources to get you going!

Tips for Teaching Creative Writing Using Literature

Tips for Teaching Creative Writing Using Literature

Instead of relying on repetitive techniques, I would incorporate creative writing projects into literature assignments. Not only did this spice up the lesson plans, but the creative writing is a great way to reinforce what your child just read.

Using Sketchnoting for Learning

Using Sketchnoting for Learning

Sketchnoting can be a powerful learning tool for adolescents. The process is highly individualized, and students can choose to sketchnote in a notebook or digitally on a tablet or phone with a stylus and tons of free or low-cost apps.

How to Start a Homeschool Support Group

How to Start a Homeschool Support Group

There are many reasons why parent decide to form a new support group. In many cases the parents simply have trouble finding a group that meets their needs or that they feel comfortable in. Before creating your new support group there are some very important items to consider before announcing your new group to the public.