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Safeguarding Rules for Teens {and kids} on Social Media {Free Printable}

By | Free Printables

Social Media Rules to Encourage Online Safety

With so many more teens and kids online for school and having smartphones, internet safety measures are becoming increasingly more necessary. One way to encourage safety online is to have an open discussion and mutual agreement. If you are unsure where to begin or would like a tool to help you out then we have your covered! Download the Social Media Rules today and start feeling more confident on your child facing the online world.

Computer Science Career

Helping Your Students Choose Computer Science Careers

By | Homeschool 101

Please enjoy this article written by: Chris Yust is President of CompuScholar, Inc.  He has 20+ years of experience as a software engineer and has spent the last 10+ years developing computer science and digital literacy curriculum for middle and high school students.

“Is there any future in computer programming? Aren’t all those jobs overseas now? Is it a bad idea to encourage my student’s interest in a computer science career?”

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Mom Appreciation Essay Contest

By | Homeschool Encouragement

We know this year moms need extra encouragement this Mother’s Day. Homeschool Planet is sponsoring a Mom Appreciation Essay Contest. We cannot wait to read what your child has to say!

Mom Appreciation Essay Contest

Mom Appreciation Essay Contest Details

Essay Topic: What I Appreciate about My Mom

Ages: K-3rd, 4th-5th, middle school, high school

Essay Rules:

  • Essay must be related to the topic specified.
  • Essay must not be more than 500 words.
  • Essay must be an original work.
  • Essay for children in 6th grade & above must be typed.
  • One entry per child.
  • Please note on the entry your child’s age and grade.

Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to one child in each age group. The prize will be a $25 lesson plan credit and a $25 Amazon gift card.

How to Enter: Please submit your entry to richele@homeschoolplanet.com by May 31st. Contest winner will be announced by June 15th.

Please note that all entries may be subject to use in our newsletter or social media channels.


Fun at Home Printable Pack

FREE Download: Fun at Home Printable Pack

By | Free Printables

The Fun at Home Printable Pack

When you find yourself staying at home that doesn’t mean you can’t go on an adventure. The Fun at Home Printable Pack includes a backyard scavenger hunt, a 5 senses Around the House Hunt, and a Stay at Home BINGO Sheet. Print it out and enjoy time with your family….at home!

Homeschool Planet - Homeschool tips when mom needs a sick day

Homeschool Tips When Mom Needs a Sick Day

By | Homeschool Encouragement

Homeschool moms are used to balancing math quizzes, making dinner, and taking a sick child’s temperature. Chaotic days are simply a part of the homeschool life. Homeschool moms play janitor, cafeteria lady, and teacher. So what happens when it’s mom who needs a sick day? Here are some tips to help moms recover and rest while learning still goes on. Read More

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