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Want to make your life easier? Adding Events to your Homeschool Planet account gives you the ability to see the entirety of your schedule in one place. Learn the simple steps to adding events in this User Guide entry.

User Guide for Homeschool Planet Activities

What Kinds of Events Can I Add?

You can add just about any event to your Homeschool Planet calendar! Here are a few examples of commonly added events users put on their calendar~

  • Birthdays
  • Anniversaries
  • Vacations

How to Add an Event

  1. After logging into your account, click on a blank space in your calendar, then select the “Everything Else” option.
  2. In the “Create Birthday” window (which can be for any event, not just birthdays), use the drop-down menu in the “Category:” field to select the category you need or select “Add a Category” if you want a new category. Next, fill in the Activity title field.
  3. Select a color from the Color field if you would like a different color than the default for the Category you selected.
  4. Next, you will want to determine the time frame for your Activity using the drop-down menu for the “When” field. The default is that the event will occur annualy on the date it is applied to the calendar but there are quite a few preset options as well as a “More choices” option for creating a customized schedule. Here are the steps for creating a customized schedule:
    • Select one of the pre-set options from the When drop-down menu or choose the “More choices” option in the drop-down menu which will open the “Edit custom schedule” window.
    • In the “When” drop-down menu, select “Custom schedule…” at the bottom of the list.
    • When this option is select, you will be able to choose a repeat pattern, specific days, and times. To the left of these fields, you will also be able to set the “Starting” and “Until” dates.
    • When you are satisfied with your schedule selections, click the “Save” button on the bottom of the window.
  5. Set a start and end date for your class if you do not want them to follow the pre-selected default of No end date.
  6. Choose whether this is an All day event or in a specified window of time.
  7. Next go to the Notes tab and enter any additional needed information. You may use the “To every day/week, add this:” field to enter the same info, such as a location or other pertinent information, to each day this activity occurs.
    • You can upload documents, add convenient reminders, or link to websites if needed.
  8. That’s it! Select Save & Close!

Adding Events Screenshots

Adding Events Video Tutorial

As always, feel free to reach out to us with any questions at support@homeschoolplanet.com. We are here to help you!

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