The Bean Jar


I have been reading a great homeschooling book called Leadership Education: The Phases of Learning by Oliver DeMille. I’ll talk more about that in another post, but I wanted to share a great idea that…

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Classic Read-a-Loud’s for 7- to 11-Year-Old Boys


Sometimes it’s hard to get young boys to pick up a book to read. One way to encourage young children to read is to read to them. Start a family story time, and in time…

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Beginner’s Guide to Homeschooling Kindergarten


This year my youngest son and I have embarked on an adventure together–homeschooling kindergarten. I brought my older two boys home from public school after second grade, so this year is my first year to…

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Bubble Snake


My boys have been having a lot of fun trying out science experiments that they have seen on YouTube. Just search “bubble snake” on YouTube and you will see bubble snakes of all sizes, shapes…

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Apple Stamping


This apple stamping activity is really fun for preschool and elementary aged children. Most kids love to paint, and using apples to paint with is even more fun. For this activity you will need: White…

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