Fun Phonics! Easy Activities for Teaching Kids to Read: Er, Ir, Ur – Free Printable!

Use this fun free printable activity to help your child learn the sounds of er, ir, and ur!

How to Teach Your Child to Read the Easy Way! The Fun Way to Learn the Vowels – FREE Printable Activity!

Teach your child the vowels with this fun Old McVowel song!

10 Terrific Picture Books for Teaching Children About World War I

These excellent books make it easy to introduce even young children to the difficult topic of World War I. I learned a lot from reading them too!

Learning History with American Girl Addy Part 1: Plantation Work

Addy’s story is part of one of the saddest chapters in American history. She grew up as a slave in North Carolina before and during the Civil War. While the atrocities and hardships of slavery are unimaginable to most of us, we can get a little insight into what life was like for African AmericanContinue reading “Learning History with American Girl Addy Part 1: Plantation Work”

The Simple Way to Make Learning Geography Easy and Painless!

This method for learning geography is so easy it’s almost effortless! Give it a try and see if it helps you cover the homeschool bases with a little more ease.

How Much Time Does it Take to Homeschool?

Homeschooling is a big time commitment, so it makes sense that many people who are considering homeschool wonder how much time it takes. The answer is that it varies tremendously based on many factors. The beauty of homeschool is that it is individual, and so every homeschool looks different. How many children are you homeschooling?Continue reading “How Much Time Does it Take to Homeschool?”

Adorable Crafts for Books! Old Macdonald Had a Farm (with FREE pattern!)

Learn how to make these cute finger puppets that go along with Old MacDonald Had a Farm. Includes FREE pattern!