This easy to make walker tote bag is held on with two strips of hook and loop tape (Velcro). It is a fast sewing project, perfect for beginner sewers who want to sew for charity. The tutorial teaches you step by step...
Although your homeschool language arts curriculum doesn't have to include a study of diagramming sentences, there are some advantages to teaching your children how to parse. Visual spatial students especially benefit...
Christians are not immune from the gloom of seasonal affective disorder. Meditating on God who is the True Light can help a Christian face SAD or winter depression and overcome it with hope.
Selecting a language arts curriculum is a hard choice to make. As you evaluate different programs and resources, keep these thoughts in mind to choose a good fit for you and for your children.
Creating a comprehensive language arts program for your homeschool is a challenge just because language arts is such a broad field. Make it easier by crafting integrated lessons that touch on many areas at once.
Writing a review of an online service or website is different from writing a product review. Through experience writing website reviews, I've discovered some things that help.
By following some simple rules of hand-me-down etiquette, you can navigate the complicated situation of giving and receiving hand-me-downs.
Enhance learning from field trips by writing a field trip report. What to do before, during, and after a field trip can make writing the report easier.
Cleaning suede and sheepskin slippers is not difficult if you follow a few simple rules. Don't put them in the washing machine; instead, use special techniques to get them clean.
Help! I'm behind in homeschool! What can I do with these feelings of guilt over our homeschool lessons? How can we catch up after being behind?
Sometimes a homeschool mom doubts herself and asks, "Am I doing enough?" There are some ways to test that fear and address it.
Copywork, also called transcription, is simple but offers many benefits to homeschool students, especially in the area of language arts.
Homeschoolers use a book called a curriculum spine to offer structure to a unit of study such as history or science.
A triarama, or pyramid diorama, is an easy, hands-on, 3D project for homeschool narration, unit studies, or book reports. Learn how to make a triarama with these easy steps.
A good dish drainer is a necessity for a busy cook. I love chrome plated, two-tiered dish drainers for their stability, appearance, and space saving features.
Cootie catchers are a fun papercraft that can also serve to teach your children in a creative, hands-on way. No matter your lesson plans, you can integrate a cootie catcher into it.
Movies can be educational if you take a few extra steps before, during and after watching. Films work well to complement a homeschool curriculum for science, language arts, and history. Here is how to get the most from...
Living books are the foundation of a Charlotte Mason homeschool. What is a living book and what it its opposite -- twaddle? Living books are alive with ideas and images which speak to all readers regardless of age.