Category: Homeschooling

Friday Five: May 22, 2020

This week: Resources from Sesame Street, PBS KIDS and Common Sense Media; Storytime with Jane Goodall, Geology with Nick Zentner; Questions to ask kids about Coronavirus

Friday Five: May 15, 2020

Fun homeschool finds from around the web. Follow me on Facebook for real time updates of my homeschool finds. Or wait until Friday for my weekly top five picks! 1. Doing Distance Learning in Style – Virtual Backgrounds from PBS KIDS Make your next…

May Study Guide 2020

What’s a typical month look like education-wise for us? Our monthly Study Guide is a snapshot of what we’re learning about and what the kids are interested in. As a fellow homeschooling parent, I hope it helps inspire your education journey.

Traceable weather tracking calendar for kids: May 2020

Need a kid-friendly calendar to track your homeschooling days and chart the weather? Here’s a traceable version to decorate.

Three easy ways to practice gratitude as a family

Gratitude is a powerful force. It can turn one’s whole day around. Simply thinking about the things we are grateful for squeezes out negative thoughts that creep in. But it’s a skill that has to be practiced. Here are three easy ways to practice gratitude as a family.

APRIL Study Guide 2020

What’s a typical month look like education-wise for us? Our monthly Study Guide is a snapshot of what we’re learning about and what the kids are interested in. As a fellow homeschooling parent, I hope it helps inspire your education journey.

Traceable weather tracking calendar for kids: April 2020

Need a kid-friendly calendar to track your homeschooling days and chart the weather? Here’s a traceable version to decorate.

Resource round up: online education

There are many *huge* lists of educational resources for families floating around. It’s a little overwhelming. What are my family’s go-to online resources for homeschooling? Here is my SHORT LIST. All of these resources are free (or at the very least, have a free…

Resources and Ideas for Learning at Home

Just wanted to share the following resource recently put together by the members of the Seattle Homeschoolers Facebook Group in response to local school closures due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus.) Many of the resources, we have used ourselves. Some of them (library-specific) are region-focused, so…

Update to March Study Guide 2020: homeschooling during a pandemic

I never, *ever* thought I’d be writing that title. It’s March 11, 2020. The World Health Organization just announced that we’re facing a pandemic. COVID-19 aka the Coronavirus is spreading across our globe. In the United States, the epicenter began in the Seattle area,…