Recently, we wrote a blog post about Homeschool Tips for Traditionally Non-Homeschooling Families. In that article, I discussed how to school your children at home during the COVID-19 quarantine while normal technological advances still exist. You can still order books from Amazon or your favorite independent bookstore. You can still research topics on Google and … Continue reading "Apocalypse Schooling"
Homeschooling while social distancing? I won’t lie – we are a family of homebodies. Besides a few classes and activities being done online, not much has changed for us. We have literally been training for this our whole homeschooling careers! With the exceptions of our occasional co-ops or field trip outings that have been interrupted, … Continue reading "Homeschooling While Social Distancing"
The following post will be a blog archive copy of the Build Your Library’s April 2020 Monthly Newsletter. If you missed the email, you can subscribe to our mailing list here. [Scheduled to be sent 04/01/20 8:00 AM EST] Hey everybody, it’s Emily from Build Your Library! If you are just going to skim the … Continue reading "April 2020 Monthly Newsletter"
Welcome to the 4th installment of the Build Your Library Read Aloud Book Club! The April 2020 theme is “BFFs!“. This curated reading selection will be one fantastic read aloud book that you will be excited to share with your entire family. In addition to the book, you will receive a booklet with discussion questions … Continue reading "Purchase: Read Aloud Book Club Pack"
Googly eyes make everything better. We have always had odd household items decorated with googly eyes. We have spice jars in the cupboard with googly eyes. Our Amazon Echo is adorned with googly eyes. The step-open garbage can in our kitchen has googly eyes on top of it. Even our Christmas tree has a set … Continue reading "Project: Googly Eyes on Book Covers"
Typically, we try to hit a couple conventions each year. We usually go to Virginia Homeschoolers and do an event in Maine and/or Massachusetts. In the past, we’ve attended the S.E.A. convention in Atlanta and West Virginia. But this year was going to be a challenge to get Build Your Library on the road anyways. … Continue reading "Build Your Library Virtual Homeschool Convention Booth"
To all of our valued customers, We wanted to take a moment to thank you all for your continued business through these unprecedented times. We have a few updates and reminders that we wanted to inform you all about. Online Orders As long as the internet remains on, you will all continue to have uninterrupted … Continue reading "Build Your Library COVID-19 Update"
All of a sudden, just about every family in the United States is now homeschooling. Or at least experiencing what I would call “temporary unexpected homeschooling”. The traditional homeschool families are pretty much running business as usual, minus their outside activities and co-ops, but their neighbors may be struggling with this new and challenging experience. … Continue reading "Homeschool Tips for Traditionally Non-Homeschooling Families"
It’s Time for the Annual Spring Sale! It’s my favorite time of year, not only for the weather, but because it’s also time to start thinking ahead to the new school year! Which means it is the perfect time to buy Build Your Library curriculum, because we’re having our 2020 Spring Sale! For the next two … Continue reading "2020 Spring Sale!"
For the sixth year in a row, Build Your Library has been nominated for the Practical Homeschooling Magazine Reader’s Choice awards! Although we cover K-12, we have been nominated in the “Elementary Curriculum” category. Perhaps someday we’ll be nominated for the middle school and high school categories, as well. But we will take it. While … Continue reading "2020 Practical Homeschooling Magazine Reader’s Choice award"