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 on and on! As we get ready to head into the new year it is important to take a few minute[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]

Holidays Around the World: United Kingdom (Victorian Christmas)

Holidays Around the World: United Kingdom (Victorian Christmas)

Christmas is a special time for families in the United Kingdom to come together to celebrate the season and wait for the arrival of Father Christmas. Our family has always enjoyed[Read More]

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #39

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #39

Welcome to Finishing Strong, the link up for homeschooling middle & high school students. Can you believe it's December? Seriously. Where has this year gone? Whether your home school is on track for[Read More]

Holidays Around the World: Japan

Holidays Around the World: Japan

This post contains affiliate links. In Japan, the most celebrated holiday, Oshogatsu, or New Year, is observed during the first three days of January. It’s a time of prayer, special meals, and family. On[Read More]

Holidays Around the World: New Zealand

Holidays Around the World: New Zealand

Today we are happy to have our friend Leigh Ross, a member of our Homeschool Flat Traveler Exchange group, share her family's experiences of celebrating Christmas in New Zealand! Christmas is a time[Read More]

Celebrating Holidays Around the World

Celebrating Holidays Around the World

The holiday season is a very special time when families and friends come together to honor traditions and spend time together making new memories. There is much to be learned about[Read More]

Winter Wonderland: Mixed Media Workshop for Older Kids

Winter Wonderland: Mixed Media Workshop for Older Kids

With December quickly approaching, I'm busy planning our holiday "school" schedule. Like most homeschooling families, we take the last month of the year off from our daily lessons, but I[Read More]

DIY Bookmarks Kids Can Make for Their Friends

DIY Bookmarks Kids Can Make for Their Friends

Do your kids LOVE books? Mine do! We read books for fun and for school assignments, we host a book club so our kids can discuss their favorite books with friends,[Read More]

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #38

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #38

Happy Wednesday and welcome to Finishing Strong, the link up for homeschooling middle & high school students. Every week you share some amazing posts with us. We love reading about your homeschooling[Read More]

No Batteries Required: Games for Middle School Families

No Batteries Required: Games for Middle School Families

With December quickly approaching, many families are starting to make their holiday shopping lists. How about adding an item or two that don't require batteries? I'm talking about board games, the perfect gift for[Read More]