Playing Games with Kids (Who Do Not Lose Well)

Playing Games with Kids (Who Do Not Lose Well)

The following post is from Becky of This Reading Mama: *This post contains affiliate links. Playing games with kids is such a hands-on and fun way to teach new strategies and review skills. And it’s such a sneaky way to do it, too. But playing games with one particular child in our family hasn’t always been so fun. […]

5 Ways to Use Games to Teach Reading

5 Ways to Use Games to Teach Reading

The following is a post from contributing writer Kris Bales of Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers. Games make learning fun. Having fun gets kids engaged and being engaged aids retention. During the preschool and early elementary years, we used games nearly every day. I particularly enjoyed being able to use games to teach reading. There are so […]

Fall Themed Word Search Printable

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The following is a post from Homeschool Classroom owner/editor, Angie of Many Little Blessings. I recently found myself making a fall themed word search to take to a fall party, and thought, “Why not also share it on The Homeschool Classroom as long as I’m making it anyway?” Words included in the Fall Word Search: […]

French Language Resources for Young Children

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The following is a post by contributing writer Michelle of Raising Cajuns. When we decided homeschooling would be best for our oldest child, it took a while for me to actually pull her out of school, because we have some wonderful public school French immersion programs here.  I could do a lot of things with […]

Learning Games with Dice

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This post is written by contributing writer Becky @ This Reading Mama. Learning through games is a great way to make learning meaningful for kids.  No matter the age of the child or the subject being taught, sometimes a good game just “hits the spot”.  Not only are games fun, but they are usually a two for one, […]

Homeschool Valentine’s Day Party Made Easy

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The following is a post from contributing writer, Sarah of Sidetracked Sarah.     Each year, the activity that gets the highest attendance in our local homeschool group is our annual Valentine’s Day Party.  It seems like nearly every homeschooler in our area wants to go to this party.  Even the ones we’ve never seen […]

15 Monster Books and Crafts for Children

Monster books and Crafts for kids

This is a post from contributing writer Dianna Kennedy. If you have little boys in your house, chances are, they LOVE stories about monsters. I’ve collected 15 of our favorites. Have a galley of girls? No worries! The little ladies in my home love these monster books just as much as the boys! 1. Glad […]

10 Great Educational Tools For Children 2-5

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The following is a post from contributing writer Carlie who blogs over at So You Call Yourself a Homeschooler? and Managing Your Blessings. I don’t know about you, but one thing that has always been a challenge for me is keeping my two active sons (ages 4 and 5) occupied while schooling their big sister. […]

5 Tools For Schooling Your Boys

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—– The following is a post from contributing writer Mary Prather. A friend of mine told me when I was pregnant with my son, “A boy is a mother’s joy.” She was right. Yes, daughters are a joy, but there is something different about the mother-son relationship. What an honor it has been to homeschool […]

Fun Math Activity for the Whole Family

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The follow is a post from contributing writer Megan Spires from House of the Rising Sons. We love to be outside and will generally do as much of our schoolwork outdoors, including Physical Education,  if we can. However, at this time of year, I can feel the air getting a tad bit cooler as the […]

Where To Find Great Fonts For Your Homeschool Projects

The following is a post from contributing writer Honey Brown. You have created awesome learning material for your homeschool classroom using images you found on the internet and now you want to dress up the learning materials with fun fonts and make things even more enticing for your little learners. I have researched and collected some excellent font […]