Homeschooling When Life Happens

homeschooling when life happens

  Marcy @ Ben and Me — How to Homeschool Successfully and Work from Home As I sit down to write this post, it occurs to me that I should title it, “The Things I’m Going to Attempt to Do This Year to Homeschool and Work from Home Successfully.” Because honestly, I’m not quite there yet. Erin @ For Him and My Family – When Life Doesn’t Go As Planned What do you do when homeschool and life happens? Join us as I explain how we’ve survived the past week of animals dying and ER visits while still managing to learn! Continue reading

Homeschool Classrooms Crew Carnival

Homeschool Classrooms

  Lexi @ Lextin Academy – A Tour of Our Homeschool Room did a slight redo of our homeschool room this summer. I moved some things around and did some major cleaning out (and boy did it need it!!!). So, let me take you on a tour of our homeschool room. I cleaned it just for you! It will not look this good again until next summer… LaRee @ Broad Horizons – This is Where We Do School We have a schoolroom, but we tend to do school all over our house too! So I thought I’d just generally show you where we Continue reading

Favorite Homeschool Blogs

favorite homeschool blogs

Kemi @ Homemaking Organized —  Finding Good Homeschool Resources and Encouragement Kym @ Homeschool Coffee Break — Blogs On My Must-Read List Adena @ AdenaF — Top Ten Favorite Homeschool Blogs Rebecca @ Raventhreads – My Favorite Blogs for Relaxed and Project Based Learning Lori @ Home: where life happens — Favorite Blogs Chareen @ Every Bed of Roses — My Favourite Homeschool Blogs Sarah @ Delivering Grace – 16 UK Christian Home Education blogs Jen @ Happy Little Homemaker – The Only 4 Sites You Need for Tot-PreK-K ABC Printables Jennifer @ Chestnut Grove Academy — Blogs I Love and Workboxing Fun with FREE Continue reading

Summer Studies Round-Up

summer studies

  Lexi @ Lextin Academy — Summer Studies Jennifer @ Chestnut Grove Academy – Earth Science Unit 4 – Seasons: Summer (preK-3rd) Jennifer @ Chestnut Grove Academy – Fun Summer Holidays to Celebrate Michele @ Family, Faith, and Fridays – Summer School- Seriously? Leah @ As We Walk Along the Road – Fun Ideas for Summer Homeschooling Kym @ Homeschool Coffee Break – The Benefits of Summer School Dawn @ Double O Farms – Learning in the Summer Lori @ At Home: where life happens – Math and Water Balloons? Marcy @ Ben and Me — Road Trip Kentucky: 10 Summer Field Trip Ideas Marcy @ Ben Continue reading

Free Printables Round-Up

free printables

  Amy @ Homeschool Encouragement – Free Printables for your Homeschool Dusty @ To the Moon and Back – Life Cycle of a Caterpillar Chart and Mini Book to Color Dusty @ To the Moon and Back – Nature Journal for Preschoolers Dusty @ To the Moon and Back – Nursery Rhyme Rhyming Words Pack Tara @ This Sweet Life – K-2 Ocean-Themed Learning Pack Tara @ This Sweet Life – Pirate Learning Pack Tara @ This Sweet Life – Community Helpers PreK-K Learning Pack Lisa Marie @ The Canadian Homeschooler – Number Words cheat Sheet Lisa Marie @ The Canadian Homeschooler – My Home Town Pamphlet Dawn @ Continue reading

Summer Reading for High School Students

summer reading high school students

  Carol @ Home Sweet Life - Thankful Thursdays  - Summer Reading I am thankful that Arlene (& her older sister Emily) love to read . . . but it can be a real balancing act between getting them to read quality books, getting their chores done, and still having time for outdoor summer activities. Leah @ As We Walk Along the Road – Great Books for Summer Reading (High Schoolers) So I’ve become a “book hunter.” I’m always on the lookout for new books to recommend to my daughter and for fun books to recommend for my son. I’m sharing a Continue reading

Homeschool for Free Round-Up

homeschool for free

  Marcy @ Ben and Me — 175 Free Kindle Books for Kids Marcy @ Ben and Me — Appschooling Central — a comprehensive list of apps for iPad and Kindle Fire Marcy @ Ben and Me — A Frugal Family Homeschool Top Ten Diane @ Cabin in the Woods – Homeschooling for Free – The Extras and Fun Stuff Heather @ Only Passionate Curiosity – The FREE List- Free homeschooling Links and Resources Heather @ Only Passionate Curiosity – Homeschool Language Arts for Free Heather @ Only Passionate Curiosity – How to Homeschool Art without Breaking the Bank Jennifer @ Home Grown Hearts Continue reading

Summer Reading for Middle Grades

Summer Reading for Middle Grades

  Kristi @ The Potter’s Hand Academy – Summer Reading for the Dialectic Stage My middle schooler has suddenly found a LOVE of reading! Really, it’s miraculous. I’m so excited for her, and to make sure that she’s encouraged in her reading, I’ve put together a reading list for this summer I REALLY hope she loves! Michele @ Faith, Family and Fridays — Middle School Reading OK, so I shared our summer reading with you for elementary age kids. But this list, well it was slightly harder for me. …However, in talking with my older girls I realized that some of Continue reading

Independence Day Resources Round-Up

independence day resources

  Jennifer @ Chestnut Grove Academy – 4th of July Workboxes Lisa @ Home to 4 Kiddos – What our Founding Fathers Had to Say About Our Freedom Dusty @ To the Moon and Back — Free Independence Day Copywork Printables Leah @ As We Walk Along the Road – Resources for 4th of July Unit Studies Kym @ Homeschool Coffee Break – History Lesson: Philadelphia and I is for… Independence Day History Lesson Karen @ Tots and Me – Patriotic Ideas Roundup Marcy @ Ben and Me – W is Washington DC (a Comprehensive List of Resources to Study or Visit Our Nation’s Capital)  

Summer Reading for Elementary Kids

summer reading for elementary kids

  Melanie @ finchnwren – Five Days of Homeschool Essentials: Amazing Books Jackson was a very early reader, and I’m sure that our countless hours of snuggling and reading assisted him in that process….With both of these we were able to fill our days with wonderful stories….that were simply excellent pieces of literature.   Victoria @ Homemaking with Heart – Best ‘Ancient’ and ‘Middle Ages’ Historical Reads {Elementary Level} If you’re about to take a break from school for the summer, you might just be able to inspire your elementary aged children to keep learning through the break with these great Ancient Continue reading