How to Create a Fun and Sticky Nature Collage

Adding a nature hike to your homeschool can be fun for the whole family and also educational. Instead of just walking through nature, try doing a sort of scavenger hunt while you’re at it. What about creating a nature collage bracelet? Even the boys will love this one.  Supplies You’ll Need: * Wide masking tape … Read more

Celebrating the Seasons

“Celebrations are the ritualized interruptions in the continuum of daily life which remind us who we are, where we came from and where we are going.” -Milo Shannon-Thornberry  How do you celebrate the season? Celebrating the different seasons is done differently all over the world. I first heard about celebrating the different seasons when I … Read more

Homeschool Mascots

If you attended a public school or college, do you remember your school’s mascot? Was it a live animal like Stella the great horned owl for Temple University?  Or perhaps the Nittany Lion of Penn State which represents the mountain lions that used to roam freely in Pennsylvania? Or maybe your school mascot represented a … Read more

The 5 W’s of Scripture Memorization (who, what, when, where, and why)

Scripture memorization is something I have done with my kids for as long as I can remember. It was something I did as a child with my parents. I was involved in Bible Drill at our church, where we had to memorize 25 verses, 10 key passages, and the plan of salvation each year. When … Read more

What You Can Learn about History From Watching TV Shows

“So what did you notice about the older TV shows compared to the more recent TV shows?” I asked a roomful of homeschool kids. We had just finished watching 2 TV sitcoms from the 1950s to the 1980s. I expected to hear about the funny hairstyles, fashion, family values, or furniture. I was surprised when … Read more

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