Teaching History Through Movies

Teaching History Through Movies

This is a landing page I am creating for something new we are trying. It serves to be a catalog of the movies we view as a part of our history studies. I think that teaching history through movies could be a great enrichment in our homeschool, much like the use of historical fiction. As(…)

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Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #119

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #119

Finishing Strong is a place for families who are homeschooling middle & high school kids to meet up in order to share tips, encouragement, advice, and more. We know it can be stressful homeschooling teens, which is why we’ve built this community! Welcome back to Finishing Strong! We are glad you’re joining us! Finishing Strong(…)

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Life Skills as High School Electives: Cooking Basics for Teens

Life Skills as High School Electives: Cooking Basics for Teens

I have realized through the years that there are many things I take for granted, for instance, knowing how to boil water, or crack an egg. It always surprises me how many kids I come across that have not been taught some of the most basic cooking skills. As homeschoolers I think this may happen(…)

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Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #118

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #118

Finishing Strong is a place for families who are homeschooling middle & high school kids to meet up in order to share tips, encouragement, advice, and more. We know it can be stressful homeschooling teens, which is why we’ve built this community! Welcome back to Finishing Strong! We are glad you’re joining us! Finishing Strong(…)

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Easy to Implement High School Economics

Easy to Implement High School Economics

I often see questions about what to use for teaching High School Economics. If you live in a state like ours (NYS) you may find you are required to teach High School Economics. If not, it may just be a topic you feel is important and want to cover with your students. Either way I(…)

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Using Horse Stories for a Horse Unit Study {FREE Printable Worksheets}

Using Horse Stories for a Horse Unit Study {FREE Printable Worksheets}

We can’t learn enough about horses in our house! Everything is horse related,  from horse coloring, to horse movies, horse stories, horseback riding lessons, 4-H club, and even horse apparel. Not only are we doing equine science as our science this year, but we are also using some other horse stories and books for some(…)

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Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #117

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #117

Finishing Strong is a place for families who are homeschooling middle & high school kids to meet up in order to share tips, encouragement, advice, and more. We know it can be stressful homeschooling teens, which is why we’ve built this community! Welcome back to Finishing Strong! We are glad you’re joining us! Finishing Strong(…)

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Homeschool Field Trip: Libraries Around the World

Homeschool Field Trip: Libraries Around the World

Full of stories and wonder, libraries are remarkably enchanting places of learning. There’s something decidedly intoxicating about the smell of books, and with many of the world’s libraries set in inspirational and beautiful buildings, there’s more than one good reason to pay them a visit. So beyond visiting your local library, consider a homeschool field(…)

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Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #116

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #116

Finishing Strong is a place for families who are homeschooling middle & high school kids to meet up in order to share tips, encouragement, advice, and more. We know it can be stressful homeschooling teens, which is why we’ve built this community! Welcome back to Finishing Strong! We are glad you’re joining us! Finishing Strong(…)

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Life Skills as High School Electives: Essential Household Repair Tool Kit

Life Skills as High School Electives: Essential Household Repair Tool Kit

Teaching our children life skills is a key part of their growing up. It can be easy to take the things we do daily and weekly for granted, forgetting their our children might not have gained these skills. In order for our children to grow up, move out, and become fully functioning adults they need(…)

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Fetal Pig Dissection Resources

Fetal Pig Dissection Resources

Since my 10 year old decided she just HAD to dissect the fetal pig that my teen never did when she did high school biology, and thus I was looking for fetal pig dissection resources for her, I have collected all the best here for you! Two years ago when we did a frog dissection(…)

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Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #115

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #115

Finishing Strong is a place for families who are homeschooling middle & high school kids to meet up in order to share tips, encouragement, advice, and more. We know it can be stressful homeschooling teens, which is why we’ve built this community! Welcome back to Finishing Strong! We are glad you’re joining us! Finishing Strong(…)

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Homeschool Field Trip – Museums Help Teach Diversity

Homeschool Field Trip – Museums Help Teach Diversity

Museums can be one of the best ways to educate your children while the entire family has fun! Museums offer the opportunity to experience history, art, culture, and more in a hands-on, immersive way. This experience helps to make facts jump from pages for kids of all ages. Homeschool Field Trip – Museums There are(…)

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