Apple is sponsoring a free film making camp again this summer!Â You can get the details and sign up your child aged 8-12.Â My son attended the camp last summer, and had lots of fun, you can read my review here for the full story.Â It is a three day camp, and by the end […]
This year on March 2nd is the 98th birthday of Dr. Seuss. There are lots of celebrations going on this year, including the release of the Lorax movie. So I figured it would be fun to add some Dr. Seuss to our homeschooling this week to celebrate. Here are some links to online resources for […]
My son is testing rocks to try and identify unknown specimens for science this week. I have lots of labeled rock samples for him to test.
My 12 year old son is just starting 7th grade, and almost ready to start Algebra. At least I think he is ready to start Algebra, but how can I be sure? Seventh grade is kind young for Algebra, so maybe I am just pushing him into Algebra early and becoming one of those annoying […]
I got some frozen fruit bars to review yesterday, and they came packed in dry ice.Â So of course we had to have fun doing some science experiments with the dry ice!
This year I wanted to be more organized withÂ my homeschooling, because I have noticed that the more organized I am, the smoother our days run.Â So I set out to organize the closet in the dining room where I store all of our books and supplies.Â Here it is the â€œBeforeâ€, overflowing with 13 […]
At Heart of the Matter is sponsoring a “Not Back-to-School” Blog Hop for all homeschoolers to join in and share what they are using this year. We don’t start school until after Labor Day here in New York, so I still have quite a bit of time, which is good because I still have some […]
A fun science project that isnâ€™t as gross as it sounds. You can get owl pellets and instructions at Home Training Tools. For more Wordless Wednesday check out 5 Minutes for Mom.
Since I have been homeschooling for 13 years now I’ve used a lot of different resources and curriculum. So I though it might be useful to start posting some curriculum reviews, especially some of the less well known things I’ve used. One of my favorite things to use for science is the LHS GEMS series. […]
Today we have record cold temperatures. The temperature is â€“12 degrees, and not going up. While we sometimes get temperatures that cold during the night it is unusual to see it in the day time. So I figured we should take advantage of the weather and do some cold weather science. So I had my […]