How Notebooking in Our Homeschool Saves My Sanity

One of the best things that I’ve for our homeschool is incorporate notebooking into various subjects. Notebooking is a great way to see what information your child has absorbed from what they have learned. I always have a place for my child to create a drawing along with their writing because it’s another creative outlet … Read more

Lapbooking and Notebooking (Hands of a Child Review)

In the homeschooling community, In the Hands of a Child has become a name synonymous with high quality lapbooking and notebooking products together with reasonable prices.  The company began as the dream child of Kimm Bellotto and Niki McNeil in 2002.  Faced with the dilemma of answering the question “What exactly is a lapbook?,” Kimm … Read more

Hands-On History for Elementary and Middle Grade Homeschools! (Home School in the Woods Review)

Home School in the Woods specializes in writing hands-on history timelines, activity packs, lapbooks and more!  Home School in the Woods was created by the Pak family who began homeschooling in 1996.  They found that they enjoyed history a lot more if they could ‘see’ how it all worked together.  They began using timelines but … Read more

Apologia Elementary Science Review

Over the past several years, the Schoolhouse Review Crew has reviewed several products from Apologia Educational Ministries. Homeschool parents found useful information in The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling and Educating the Wholehearted Child. They were encouraged and challenged by the books How to Have a H.E.A.R.T. for Your Kids and Read for the Heart. In terms of curriculum, … Read more

Spotlight on the Crew — Notebooking Artists and Composers for High School

{This week’s Spotlight on the Crew article is brought to you from Angie, at Petra School.} Do you have a desire for your son or daughter to be able to recognize the great art pieces through history? As you approach these High School years do you feel like you barely have time for Literature, History, Math and … Read more

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