Category: Homeschooling

Practicing Handwriting with “A Is for America Letter Tracing”

A is for America Letter Tracing is a book to introduce to children that want or need to practice their handwriting skills. The book goes through the alphabet starting with A and end with Z.  The letters to practice are in capital and lowercase format. State facts are given on each letter page so children will not only practice writing but learn fun and interesting geographical facts. Continue reading

DK Readers, new in 2016 – LEGO, Star Wars, Jungle Animals and more!

DK Readers are a great choice for children ages 4-12 years old. I have children ages 8, 5 1/2, and almost four months old in my home. My two oldest children are benefiting from the educational aspects of the recent 2016 readers available by DK without even realizing it because these are so fun!

As a homeschooling parent, I’m always looking for books  my kids are engaged by to incorporate  into our curriculum. I’m pleased that many of these titles are working out exceptionally well for our science, history, and nature studies in the upcoming school year.

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Science Experiment: The Inspiration of Insulation

I’ve been using the Magic School Bus as our primary science for this year. The internet has a plethora of information, lesson plans, and print out sheets  revolving around this series which makes compiling our lessons and experiments fun, fast, and easy! I’ll be posting many more and keeping somewhat of a digital record here on my blog! I’ll later compile a photo book of our science and nature studies for the year!  Continue reading