Today we have had so much fun changing up our normal homeschoool routine to learn more about the U.S. Presidents. We have watched Youtube videos, read books and ordered and read facts on flash Cards. I love taking advantage our our holidays to teach our kids about our History and why we remember certain people and events of the past!
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As much as we try to avoid it, there are those days when the kids get sick and so do the parents! Today is one of those days for us. The question I always ask, as a homeschool mom, is how much school can we or should we get done. I like to keep to a regular schedule with my kids as much as possible. However, sometimes it’s OK to just say, “Today is a sick day!”
It is easy sometimes to get so caught up in our daily homeschool routine, that we forget to remember what a blessing it is to be homeschooling our kids! I want to make sure I take time to pay attention and enjoy all the things I love about homeschooling. So today, I am making a list of why I love our homeschool and sharing it with you.
It’s important to remember, for everyone, that sometimes we need a change of pace. We need time to relax, enjoy time together, and time to not feel any pressure of work, or school.
One of the most fun, but also most important areas to work on with your preschooler is fine motor skills. There are countless activities that your child can do to help strengthen fine motor skills. Don’t feel like you need to force your preschooler to sit and write or trace letters for school all the time. Here are a few of my favorite fine motor activities for preschoolers.
“Should I give my Homeschool Kids Grades even if it’s not required?” Depending on where you live this question may already be answered for you! Your state may require grades, portfolios and/or possibly standardized tests. Or you may have no set requirements at all. This question usually comes up as parents… “Do I need to
Are you ready to teach multiplication to your kids? Multiplication can be a little overwhelming for both teachers and students! So often the main focus of multiplication is simply working to memorize multiplication facts. Which yes, is important. However only focusing on memorization and doesn’t teach kids what multiplication is and how to actually solve
It is so much fun when young children start wanting to write letters! Each of my kids have decided they want to write younger and younger! They each have watched their older brother writing and decide they want to do the same. Now is that time for my youngest. My little 2 year old has
For teachers and students in schools across the country, the end of the school year not only means a summer break, but also one other major thing: Standardized End of Grade Testing! As a teacher, I dreaded these times! Everyone loves the end of the school year and is ready for summer break. Unfortunately, no
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