Summer Bucket List Idea: Visit an Aquarium

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One of the highlights of completing a homeschool unit study in our family is taking a field trip that relates to what we’ve just learned. Hands-on learning creates some great family memories as well. One… Read More »

Apologia Zoology Giveaway & Twitter Party Announcement

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This summer we are Going to the Zoo with Apologia, and we want you to come along with us! Each month, I’ll be giving away a copy of one of the Zoology texts along with… Read More »

Zoo + Apologia = #ZooApologia

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We have been having such a great time visiting the zoo this summer, and our Apologia Zoology books have accompanied us on almost every trip. The kids love looking up the animals we see at… Read More »

Summer Bucket List Idea: Summer Reading Challenge

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Happy Summer, everyone! We are enjoying all the fun and goodies that summer offers. Relaxing by the pool, morning runs, and catching fireflies at sundown are frequent happenings. Amidst all of our fun, I still… Read More »

Apologia Zoology 1 Giveaway

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This summer we are Going to the Zoo with Apologia, and we want you to come along with us! Each month, I’ll be giving away a copy of one of the Zoology texts along with… Read More »

Going to the Zoo with Apologia: #zooApologia

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— We wanted to do some “casual” learning this summer while taking advantage of our zoo membership, so I contacted my friends at Apologia to see if they’d be interested in partnering with us in… Read More »

Creative and Nutritious Brain Breaks with Crayola and Juicy Juice

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A walk to the drinking fountain, recess, waiting in the lunch line – these “built in” breaks of a “normal” school day don’t happen by default when you homeschool. It’s important for your child’s brain… Read More »

How to Use Legos to Study Animals

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We love to use Legos for learning at our house, and the Brick Activity eBooks from Educating Laytons are one of our favorite resources for doing so. Their newest brick activity eBook, Brick Animals, not… Read More »

First Adoption – Now Homeschool?!?

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I said yes to adoption, now you want me to homeschool?  “You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by… Read More »

Learning ABCs with Dr. Seuss

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Teaching David often looks a lot less like doing school and a whole lot more like playing games. This was the case this morning as we worked on learning the names of the letters of… Read More »