Tips & Inspiration

Which Extracurriculars are Best for My Homeschooled Child?

Which Extracurriculars are Best for My Homeschooled Child?

Extracurricular activities are not only clubs or organizations that colleges look at to choose prospects for upcoming freshman classes but are often the most loved aspects of one’s educational journey. Traditional extracurricular activities include sports teams, drama club and student council, however the list of extracurricular activities accessible to today’s youth has grown exponentially in…

Choosing the Right Homeschool Curriculum for Your Child’s Learning Style

Choosing the Right Homeschool Curriculum for Your Child’s Learning Style

The beautiful thing about homeschooling is the wide variety of curriculum options available. That can also be the most overwhelming thing about homeschooling. With so many options, choosing one can be a source of anxiety.  Picking the wrong curriculum can create a homeschool environment that’s not enjoyable for anyone. One important way to make sure…

Educational Opportunities at Epcot for Homeschoolers

Educational Opportunities at Epcot for Homeschoolers

Educational Opportunities at Epcot for Homeschoolers is made possible by OrlandoFunTickets.com, a trusted resource for discount Disney World tickets.   As a homeschooling family, you know that learning doesn’t stop because the text books are put away. We seek out opportunities for our children to learn every day; whether it be a life skill like…

How to Teach Subjects You Know Nothing About When You’re Homeschooling

How to Teach Subjects You Know Nothing About When You’re Homeschooling

While we all took math, science, writing, and reading courses as students, some of the exploratory areas are not as familiar to parents trying to give their children authentic homeschooling experiences. Here are some resources to help you learn how to teach subjects you know nothing about.

Making Math Meaningful for Teens: Practical Homeschool Advice

Making Math Meaningful for Teens: Practical Homeschool Advice

Spending time with teens to make math relevant to them now can help them build strong math competencies to achieve success later. So how can parents engage their teens in math-focused activities that both can enjoy? Here are tips to help you capture your teen’s interest and make math meaningful in many ways, through encouragement, entertainment and empowerment.

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!

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.