Tag: Homeschooling

Traceable weather tracking calendar for kids: March 2020

Need a kid-friendly calendar to track your homeschooling days and chart the weather? A few years ago, we started talking about calendars with the kids. We looked at a pre-made calendar together or my planner, talk about the day, the seasons, what we had…

February Study Guide 2020

I am genuinely over-the-moon that January is in the rear view mirror. The winter months tend to drag on with little sunshine. This year, our family fought off a bad bug that disrupted our usual ebb and flow. But I digress. February is here…

January Study Guide 2020

Happy New Year! We took a bit of a break over the latter half of December but we’re back in the learning saddle with a renewed sense of wonder and a yearning for learning. Holidays of note this month: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day…

Family Fun Inspiration for January 2020

Happy New Year! The holiday decorations are down — it’s the season of renewal and blank canvases. I admit that I still get a little melancholy around this time of year (the lack of sunlight doesn’t help.) But it doesn’t last long. To help…

November Study Guide 2019

Here’s a look at what we’re up to learning wise and beyond for the month of November.

September Study Guide 2019

Here is a high level glance at what we’re up to learning-wise this month. General themes are fall, gardening and plenty of outside time. We’re studying at the first grade and kindergarten levels for most subjects. Social Emotional Learning (SEL) – Big Life Journal…

How to write a homeschool mission statement

What matters most to your family? To your homeschool? Ask yourself some simple questions and you’re on your way to drafting a mission statement that will help guide your home education experience.

August Study Guide 2019

August 2019 Study Guide

Here is a high level glance at what we’re up to learning-wise this month. General themes are summer, gardening and plenty of outside time. We’re studying at the first grade and kindergarten levels for most subjects. Social Emotional Learning (SEL) – Big Life Journal…

Family Fun Inspiration for June 2019

Summer, you might think, is a break from education for us. It’s not really. We tend to go lighter on curriculum but the learning never stops. I have a bunch of activities planned from strawberry picking and fishing to festivals, tea time and field…

Family Fun Inspiration for May 2019

April was a whirlwind. May snuck up on us. I’m glad that the weather is finally starting to cooperate, at least for the garden. Taking a look at this month ahead, our activity calendar is filled with classes, crafts and things to learn about:…