This is the fourth post in the Educational Gifts series – Over the last few weeks I’ve shared ideas for Language Arts, Science and History/Geography. Today I want to share some fun ideas for Math inspired gifts. One of my homeschooling goals is to show my children that learning isn’t about “school.” Learning is life. … Continue reading "Educational Gift Ideas – Math Edition"
This week’s theme is Science and Math – there are so many fun ways to “play” with these academic topics! One of our favorite sources for science experiments is Steve Spangler Science. There are TONS of videos of experiments divided up by topic. Studying magnetism? Watch the video about magnetic money. Weather? make s’mores in … Continue reading "Summer Read-a-thon Week 9 Activites"
Just a reminder- there are only 2 weeks left – the Read-a-thon will end next week on Friday the 16th of August. If you signed up before the read-a-thon began, and you want to be entered into the drawing to win a prize, you need to leave a comment with your or your child’s name, … Continue reading "Summer Read-a-thon Week 9 Theme"
Figuring out which math curriculum to use has probably given me the most problems over the course of our 10 years of homeschooling. Personally, I was never really good at it when I was in school, so teaching my children math promised to be a daunting task. After many years of worrying about math, I’ve … Continue reading "Recommended Math Programs"