Saint Patrick Printables – Part of the Saints Unit Studies Series

Saint Patrick Printable

Since I married into an Irish Catholic family, Saint Patrick is high on our list of Catholic Saints. My children love hearing about Saint Patrick, and now that March has rolled around, we’ll be spending a lot of time learning about Ireland, its heritage, and the man who worked to bring Christ’s message to the […]

Tips for Nature Study with Toddlers and Preschoolers

Don't be intimidated by science! Check out these easy tips for nature study with your toddlers and preschoolers.

We’re sharing our best super simple tips for nature study with toddlers and preschoolers today, with our friend Colleen Kessler. One of the things I love best about staying home to teach my little ones is that I get to see the wonder in their eyes as they discover new things. I get to hear […]

25 Must Have Valentines Day Books for Children

Valentine's Day books for children - great for homeschool read aloud time!

It’s time to celebrate! We’re pulling out our {huge} collection of Valentine’s Day books for children — my kids are so excited to be reading these books again! Take a look at some of our favorites, then hit up your library or add them to your collection. &  Llama Llama I Love You Little Llama […]

Easy Peasy Ideas for Teaching Shakespeare in Your Homeschool

Thinking about embarking on a Shakespeare study in your homeschool? Don't miss these resources, including a step by step plan from Ken Ludwig.

Thinking about teaching Shakespeare in your homeschool? Don’t be intimidated! Read on for easy peasy ideas to get started with the Bard. How We Started Studying Shakespeare in Our Homeschool One of my favorite things about homeschooling is introducing my children to amazing literature. We follow a classical Christian curriculum, and our bookshelves are overflowing. […]

Hidden Benefits of Standardized Testing for Homeschoolers

Are you considering using standardized testing in your homeschool? We're chatting about the pros and cons -- come join in the conversation!

Are you thinking about evaluating your homeschooled student? We’re talking about the benefits of standardized tests for homeschoolers today. Say the words ‘standardized test’ in a group of parents, and you’re likely to be met with a variety of responses – folks who are vehemently opposed, some who are proponents of standardized testing, and those […]