Did you know that March is National Reading Month? I know teaching my kids to enjoy reading is a goal I’ve had since I started homeschooling my kids. Reading is so important for everyone. Not only can you read for enjoyment, but if you can read, you can learn pretty much anything. That’s why […]
I don’t know about you but we are often in a transition time. Whether it’s moving from one season to the next. Or starting or stopping homeschooling, there is always something we are transitioning from or to. Often transition times can be difficult. I am usually really quite good about keeping up with the housework, […]
When I was teaching my daughter how to identify birds, oh so long ago. We used a bird book and a feeder to bring the birds into our yard. It’s amazing how many birds you can learn to identify this way. My daughter to this day still knows the bird names as soon as she […]
Since St. Patrick’s Day is coming soon I thought I would create a homeschool freebie to go with the holiday. What better but a skip counting by fours sheet with four-leaf clovers.
Teaching the Seasons of the Year Using a calendar is something my son really likes to do. He likes to countdown to the next holiday or birthday. He is trying to learn about how long a week, a month and a year are. Time is a hard concept to teach to little kids. He […]
Today I wanted to share a little about teaching handwriting. You don’t have to purchase a separate handwriting workbook. You can just make your own worksheets or print some worksheets out using free handwriting worksheet generators. I used a formal writing program with my daughter, oh so many years ago. But now I am teaching […]
Teaching phonics to your child doesn’t have to be expensive at all. In fact it can be almost free. I am using a free download called Word Mastery. It is a great book and we have been having good success with it in our homeschool. The items I use to teach phonics are the […]
Teaching phonics is something I felt really ill prepared for. Since I was taught the look and say method, I never was taught phonics. So I thought how in the world am I going to teach my daughter how to read. Well fast forward quite a few years and bumps in the road and I […]