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 still like to keep the learning going, so we spend our time working together on fun projects. This post contains affiliate[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]

6 DIY Gifts Middle School Girls Can Make For Friends

6 DIY Gifts Middle School Girls Can Make For Friends

Do you have a craft loving teen girl in your house? If so, then you know how much they enjoy making things to give to their friends. It seems like my girls[Read More]

12 Must Follow Facebook Pages for Homeschooling Middle School

12 Must Follow Facebook Pages for Homeschooling Middle School

Something we really like about being part of the “online world” is all of the support, encouragement, and ideas we have found from other homeschool moms. As our children were moving[Read More]

Geography Activities: DIY Travel Journal for Kids [FREE Printable]

Geography Activities: DIY Travel Journal for Kids [FREE Printable]

Traveling offers kids a unique opportunity to learn about the world around them. Perhaps you are planning a trip to another state to celebrate the holidays with family members. Or maybe[Read More]

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #37

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #37

Welcome to Finishing Strong. We're glad you're here. We are a link up that focuses entirely on teaching middle & high school students. There were many fun and practical ideas shared last[Read More]

Middle School Chemistry: Chemical Reactions

Middle School Chemistry: Chemical Reactions

When we hear the term, chemical reaction, we usually visualize something exploding, don't we? But not all reactions are that noticeable. We're actually surrounded by chemical reactions every day without thinking about it.[Read More]

Homeschool History Helps: The American Presidents

Homeschool History Helps: The American Presidents

In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States. During his two terms in office Washington significantly helped shape the path for the office's future role and[Read More]

Thanksgiving: The Importance of Family Traditions

Thanksgiving: The Importance of Family Traditions

  Yesterday I shared some of the First Thanksgiving myths I learned in elementary school. They all related to the celebration of  Thanksgiving in America. It all comes down to one word, tradition. When we sit down[Read More]

The First Thanksgiving: Myth or Fact

The First Thanksgiving: Myth or Fact

The First Thanksgiving. We all know the story, right? We heard it in school, when we were kids. We learned, in 1621, after a brutal winter, the Pilgrims were nice enough to invite their[Read More]

Teach Kids to Set the Table in 5 Simple Steps

Teach Kids to Set the Table in 5 Simple Steps

It is never too early to teach kids the proper way to set the table for dinner. We have been teaching our children a number of important life skills over the[Read More]

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #36

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #36

Happy Wednesday and welcome to another week of Finishing Strong. We are a link up dedicated to middle & high school students. It's brought to you by Aspired Living, Blog She Wrote, Education Possible, EvaVarga, Starts at[Read More]

Thanksgiving Table Decorations Kids Can Make

Thanksgiving Table Decorations Kids Can Make

The Thanksgiving table is a special place to gather with family and friends to celebrate fond memories and pass along special traditions to younger generations. As your family prepares for this[Read More]

Young Teens in the Kitchen: Easy Holiday Recipes

Young Teens in the Kitchen: Easy Holiday Recipes

Do you have a list of life skills you want your kids to learn before they grow up? I do and teaching them how to cook is at the top. Teens[Read More]