There may not be one artistic bone in our bodies. We should, however, be mindful that our children are paying attention to how we view things as important — or not. Whether you love the arts or couldn’t draw a stick man without a chuckle from the kids, you should understand why art is important in your homeschool. Read More
Surely you can last a few years without putting your student’s work together. When we first start homeschooling, we either keep everything or keep nothing at all. What exactly do you need to document what your children have done all year? If you don’t know where to start, these essential elements of a homeschool portfolio can provide you with a basis of what each student needs. Read More
History is a tricky subject when it comes to choosing curriculum. Using traditional textbooks can make the subject less than desirable for homeschool students. Since it can be so difficult to decide on, I wanted to share our top 3 history curriculum choices for the year. Read More
Today we are featuring a review from Angie at Pebblekeeper. Angie is a homeschool mom blogger who enjoys a relaxed home school learning environment for her middle school boys who love nature, the outdoors, LEGOs, drawing and writing. As part of This Old School House Review Crew, Angie reviews products with her unique relaxed style of homeschooling that incorporated deep learning. In Pebblekeeper, you will find insight on homeschooling, beach schooling, lake schooling, outdoor challenges and more. Read More
Have you been contemplating changing your math curriculum next year? There are so many out there that I know it can be overwhelming. If you are like many other homeschooling families, you may have gone through one or two already and don’t want to have to go through the change again. We want to help you with your decision making if you need it, so here are our top 3 math curriculum picks for the year. Read More
We are glad to feature a review from Jenn Bowen of From Crayons to Keyboards. Jenn has finally graduated all her children out of preschool and like many of us, feels the brunt of time flying by. Jenn is a homeschool mom blogger who is a part of the Homeschool Review Crew and blogs about homeschooling and home organization. Read More
You may have noticed we are making a few upgrades to the Homeschool Planet site! We have updated our Themes and Colors interface, but if you don’t like change – no worries! We have you covered. You can easily customize your Homeschool Planet online planner interface.
Teaching life skills to our children is just as important as teaching them their core subjects. I am sure that statement is debatable, but it is nonetheless, worth taking a moment to consider. A life skill that can be taught from an early age is time management. Teaching your children time management takes some effort but will help them exponentially, let me explain. Read More