Crafting

Five in a Row Lentil

Life has been busy and I am just now catching up on some blogging that had been intended for the summer! Homeschool can be like that. We like to homeschool all year round, but there’s something about summer that insists on a little more relaxation and downtime. This year, we decided to ease up on […]

The Sound of Homeschool Music

We’ve been reading the story of Lentil, by Robert McCloskey. A big part of this story revolves around music, which led us on an entertaining rabbit trail all about music, sound, instruments, and bands. These rabbit trails are my favorite part of homeschooling. As we pursue our interests, the children come alive with delight, and […]

Charlotte Mason Companion Book Review
Unique and Creative Christmas Gifts for Homeschoolers

I know it’s cheating, but I will often delay buying homeschool supplies and other necessities when I know that Christmas is just around the corner. Markers and paints, and paper, and glue make the best stocking stuffers! This year, however, we are already well-stocked with the usual art supplies and educational games, so I went on the […]

Solar Eclipse Pinhole Viewers

We are just 2 days away from the once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse, and I’m probably the only person left on the planet who hasn’t bought the necessary glasses. It’s a huge homeschool fail, I know. I see all the homeschoolers around me ramping up for the big event, drafting elaborate unit studies, inspiring excitement and anticipation. And me? […]

Paddle-to-the-Sea Unit Study Chapter 8-9