Food and Animal Science DVDs (Curiosity Quest Review)

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  Curiousity Quest is a fun educational program for the entire family that explores those things its viewers are curious about. In each show, host Joel Greene ventures on a quest to answer viewer’s letters of curiosity.  Each curiosity quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted, hands-on, educational experience. Members of the Crew were sent 2 DVD Combo Packs, each containing 3 episodes. In the DVD Combo Pack: Swimmers of the Sea, viewers are given a glimpse of salmons, sea turtles, and penguins. In the DVD Combo Pack: Produce, viewers are taken on a journey to learn about mushrooms, orange packing, Continue reading

Study. Learn. Set Goals. (Victus Study Skills System Review)

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Do you regularly learn new things? Do you set goals and plan out projects? All these study skills are things you probably use throughout your life. But even if you do them, would you know how to TEACH them? The Victus Study Skills System was created to help students of all ages learn how to study, learn and set goals. In Latin, Victus means “way of life” and rather than teaching isolated study skills such as note-taking and planning, Victus aims to teach the skills together to form a plan that will serve them for life. The Victus Study Skills Continue reading

Captivated Movie (Media Talk 101 Review)

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    Do you ever feel like media has taken over your life and the lives of your family? You are not alone. While there are many benefits to using different types of media, it also leads many parents to wonder “How much is too much?”. At Media Talk 101 Phillip Telfer explores that question. In his documentary, Captivated DVD, he takes a hard look at television, computers, gaming, cell phones, and social media websites and the effects they have on us and our children. One of the biggest issues in parenting is protecting our children, not just physically, but Continue reading

Glow-in-the-Dark Easter Eggs! (Egglo Entertainment Review)

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Are you planning an Easter egg hunt this year? If so, make it memorable with Easter eggs that glow in the dark! Egglo Entertainment sent members of the Schoolhouse Review Crew an interactive, glow-in-the-dark Easter egg hunt program to help our families celebrate and focus on the true meaning of Easter. Members received the following products: 1 box (12 eggs) Glow in the Dark Egglo Eggs The book, The Egg-cellent Easter Adventure The Egg-cellent Easter Adventure (audio download) Egglo Treasures Scripture Scrolls The Egg-cellent Easter Adventure Program Guide This program is based on the Scripture from John 1:5, “The Light shines in the dark and the darkness has Continue reading

Science and Math for Homeschool (ScienceandMath.com Review)

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Do your students need help to excel in Science and Math? If so, ScienceandMath.com has some products you will be interested in learning more about. Award winning video lessons, done in a step by step fashion, will help to ensure that your students gain a thorough understanding before moving on to the next step. These videos help your student learn, practice and master the subject at hand. Algebra 1: Volume 1 (DVD) will help your grade seven and up students learn algebra. This DVD and additional PDF download of Fractions Thru Algebra Companion Worksheet CD, assumes that you know absolutely Continue reading

Chore Planning System (Motivated Moms Review)

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Motivated Moms is a “unique and straightforward chore planning system is for moms who are trying to balance creative endeavors with their desire to have an orderly and organized environment in their homes.”  Originally the brainchild of Deann Polanco and Janet Russell, the Motivated Moms system has evolved from a printed organizational system to both an e-book, digital downloadable and printable system with multiple options and an app available for IPad/IPhone/IPod Touch.  As Motivated Moms has developed over the past nine years, the ownership has been passed on to Susan Cramer, who continues the original vision for Motivated Moms and Continue reading

Build a new electronics project every month! (EEME Review)

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Interested in having engineering lessons come straight to your door? If so, look no further than EEME. This program provides monthly hands-on project kits that will teach kids about electronics in a fun, hands-on way. The monthly kits arrive with everything you need to complete each project and the lessons are accessed through videos on the EEME website. Interactive quizzes are also included to reinforce understanding in the concept being taught. The program works by way of monthly subscriptions. EEME offers two plans, starting at $18.95 per month. You can learn more about their subscriptions here. Recently, Crew members were Continue reading

Learn to Sew Clothes for Your Dolls! (Rosie’s Doll Clothes Patterns Review)

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  Have you ever wanted to sew your own doll clothes but you did not know where to start? Over the last few weeks several members of the Schoohouse Review Crew were able to learn how to sew doll clothes right in the comfort of their own home with the help of Rosie’s Doll Clothes Patterns. Rosie’s product is a complete six-week step-by-step video course on how to sew clothes for your very own 18 inch doll. Each week you will learn new sewing terms all the while learning new tips on how to make cute clothing for your doll’s Continue reading

News ~ Knowledge ~ Wisdom (God’s World News Review)

News * Knowledge * Wisdom Critical thinking, with a Biblical foundation. This is the hallmark of God’s World News.God’s World News provides practice for critical thinking using real-world events.  God’s World News delivers current news on economics, science, religion, history, media at a level appropriate for Pre-Kindergarten through High School. Each issue of God’s World News is packed with age-appropriate stories, activities, puzzles and full color pictures. Starting in News Current, the 5th-6th grade level, vocabulary practice and comprehension quizzes are included. From Pre-K through Middle School a MAP- IT! world wall map is included in the September issue. In Continue reading

Beginning Chess for Kids with DVD (Chess House Review)

Over the last few weeks, members of our crew have been playing a new game with their families!  Knights, Rooks, Kings, Queens, Pawns, and Bishops have been bringing hours of fun into our homes as we learn how to play Chess, thanks to Chess House! Chess House offers products for every chess player from the beginner to the advanced player.  They offer beautiful chess sets, DVD’s, and training materials of all kinds.  They even sell life-sized chess game pieces! Now, you may know how to play chess, but are feeling a bit overwhelmed with how, exactly, you would teach your Continue reading