Literature Learning Activities for Middle School - Link up

Literature Learning Activities for Middle School - Link up

Check out this awesome collection!  Find resources to use at home/school and add your own creative Literature Learning Activities for Middle School. It is important to introduce students to great literature. It is also possible to make their learning relevant, engaging, and fun by including hands-on activities that will bring their[Read More]

Preparing to Homeschool Middle & High School - Online Webinar

Preparing to Homeschool Middle & High School - Online Webinar

How do the years go by so quickly?  It feels like you were just helping your kids learn to read and add and now you are preparing to homeschool middle[Read More]

Discover the Periodic Table with the Atomidoodle Game App

Discover the Periodic Table with the Atomidoodle Game App

This year, I’m teaching chemistry in our science co-op, so my family is becoming very familiar with the periodic table. Our study of the elements has been interesting, but the review required[Read More]

8 Must-Try Online Geography Games for Middle School

8 Must-Try Online Geography Games for Middle School

Are you looking for interesting ways to add Geography lessons to your child’s middle school studies? How about turning some of your kids’ screen time into educational learning time! This post contains[Read More]

Learning on Vacation: Chalk Art Project to Remember Your Travels

Learning on Vacation: Chalk Art Project to Remember Your Travels

Our family loves to travel and our family vacations have become an important part of our homeschool journey. Learning on vacation gives us opportunities to explore new places and expand our[Read More]

American Pioneers: Books & Resources for Middle School

American Pioneers: Books & Resources for Middle School

From America's earliest days, people were eager to move west and explore new territories. Brave families left civilization behind, packed their wagons and headed west seeking new opportunities.  Their journeys were[Read More]

Pioneer Life - 8 Learning Activities for Kids

Pioneer Life - 8 Learning Activities for Kids

During the 1800's Americans were moving west.  These American pioneer families were claiming land and building homes on the plains with whatever materials they could find. This post contains affiliate links.  Some[Read More]

Why & How to Add Hands-on Learning Activities to Middle School Lessons

Why & How to Add Hands-on Learning Activities to Middle School Lessons

When children are young it is easy to add crafts and activities to their learning plans. As students get older their coursework tends to include more traditional curriculum such as[Read More]

Education Possible - The Best of 2014

Education Possible - The Best of 2014

Happy New Year!  We are so excited to welcome in 2015 with all of you! During the past year we have had the pleasure of meeting and sharing ideas with so many[Read More]

2014 Year in Review for Kids [FREE Printable]

2014 Year in Review for Kids [FREE Printable]

This time of year is always busy - finishing up course work for the semester, performances and gatherings for special activities, spending time with family and friends...and the list goes[Read More]

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #40

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #40

Welcome to Finishing Strong, the link up for families homeschooling middle & high school students. Have you already started your holiday break or are you still working hard at school? Do you keep[Read More]

Find Homeschool Resources and Freebies With Just 1 Click

Find Homeschool Resources and Freebies With Just 1 Click

Homeschool moms, has this ever happened to you… You are leading a co-op group that meets in 2 days. You had great intentions of thinking up a great hands-on activity for[Read More]

100+ American History Lessons and Activities for Homeschoolers

100+ American History Lessons and Activities for Homeschoolers

There are so many interesting people and notable events to learn about when studying American History. Exploring the history of the United States can easily be much more than just reading[Read More]

DIY Chalk Pastel Angel Ornament

DIY Chalk Pastel Angel Ornament

Every year, the girls and I make a new ornament to decorate our tree. It's always a fun project to do together and has given us many keepsakes over the[Read More]

Holidays Around the World: Mexico

Holidays Around the World: Mexico

The Christmas season in Mexico is a special time to celebrate beautiful holiday traditions with family and friends. As much as our family would love to travel to Mexico to[Read More]

Holidays Around the World: Hanukkah

Holidays Around the World: Hanukkah

This post contains affiliate links. Hanukkah, or Chanukkah, is known as the The Festival of Lights. This annual Jewish holiday begins on the 25th day of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar[Read More]