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Memorize English Grammar

Memorize English Grammar

I was just having a conversation with some homeschool moms about trivia and knowing facts. As I sat and talked about all the little jingles, rhymes and songs I used to teach my children things like the American Presidents, Periodic Table, Parts of Grammar, and more I realized how much those things help! Taking the(…)

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5 Advantages of Middle School Virtual Field Trips ~ PLUS an easy way to find them!

5 Advantages of Middle School Virtual Field Trips ~ PLUS an easy way to find them!

Field trips can be a fun and interactive way to learn about things from science, history, art, and more! Especially when kids are younger, both public schools and homeschoolers alike seem to participate and put an importance on participating in field trips. But what about middle school? It seems as though more “academic” activities win(…)

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Light Bulb DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids

Light Bulb DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids

Welcome to Day Five of my 5 Days of DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids! Today is all about Light Bulb DIY Christmas Ornaments. Take your burnt out or old light bulbs (or buy new if you wish) and turn them into fun ornaments! Light Bulb DIY Christmas Ornaments Supplies: light bulbs acrylic paint glitter buttons(…)

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Homeschool Art Lessons ~ Fall Art Project

Homeschool Art Lessons ~ Fall Art Project

I am art challenged. Because I am art challenged I need all the help I can get to provide a quality art education to my children!  I have found that finding and using homeschool art lessons is a great way to take some of the pressure off me! Doing this affords me a solid art(…)

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Guide to Memorizing Geography

Guide to Memorizing Geography

I wasn’t very interested in history or geography when I was in school. As an adult I can easily see what I missed out on by not committing to memory some of the basic geography fact and history dates. This Guide to Memorizing Geography will help you teach the basics to your children in fun(…)

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It Helps to Memorize History – Lists & Resources for History Memorization

It Helps to Memorize History – Lists & Resources for History Memorization

When it comes to memorizing history, it’s not so much that you need to memorize every date and detail, but that knowing the order of events, or the highlights of important documents helps you to understand history more easily and creates “pegs” for you to hang information on in you head for later. In this(…)

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The Skeletal System: Hands-On Learning Resources

The Skeletal System: Hands-On Learning Resources

One of my favorite science topics is the human body. I am so fascinated with how it all works. The Skeletal System is one of the body systems that is so fun to play with and learn about in a hands on manner. I have gathered tons of resources on the Skeletal System throughout my(…)

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Simplify Science with Memorization

Simplify Science with Memorization

When you know basic facts about a subject, it is easier to build up from those facts. Learning more difficult concepts in science is aided by knowing some basic facts. While the list of science facts to memorize is seemingly endless there are definitely some basic science memorization lists that will get you started. Science(…)

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Ultimate Guide of Things to Memorize

Ultimate Guide of Things to Memorize

I grew up memorizing math facts by flash cards and using songs to help me more quickly learns lists of facts and such. For this reason I have found it important for my children to have these things to memorize as well. When you know your math facts it is much easier to do higher(…)

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Microscope Activities – Including a Purchase Guide & Resources

Microscope Activities – Including a Purchase Guide & Resources

One of the staple purchases you want to make for your homeschool science studies is a microscope. From the early elementary years you can begin with basic microscope activities, building up to full blown usage for biology study in the high school years. Microscope activities can easily begin in the elementary years. While students at(…)

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How to Tackle Homeschool High School Grading

How to Tackle Homeschool High School Grading

Even if you do not assign grades in your homeschool during the elementary years, grading becomes more important during the high school years. For this reason, let’s tackle the whys and hows of homeschool high school grading. Homeschool High School Grading The range of degrees to which homeschoolers assign grades is as varied as homeschoolers(…)

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The 10 Myths of Teen Dating ~ Practical Advice for Parents

The 10 Myths of Teen Dating ~ Practical Advice for Parents

I remember the trepidation in me when my oldest daughter was nearing dating age. When they leave our house, we lose control. One of the things I have found to be most important is to foster relationships with our children that include an open line of communication. If you build a relationship from the ground(…)

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