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 […]
Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Experiments: All Lab, No Lecture (DIY Science) By Robert Bruce Thompson and Barbara Fritchman Thompson
This year on March 2nd is the 98th birthday of Dr. Seuss.Â There are lots of celebrations going on this year, including the release of the Lorax movie.Â 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.Â At least I think he is ready to start Algebra, but how can I be sure?Â 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!
Sixty-Minute Shakespeare Series: Macbeth (Classics for All Ages) By Cass Foster The Sixty Minute Shakespeare series is designed to provide a shorter, simpler version of Shakespeare, while still retaining the main points of the story and the language.Â These books shorten the plays, but donâ€™t modernize them.Â I was primarily interested in this series for […]
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 â€œNot Back-to-Schoolâ€ Blog Hop for all homeschoolers to join in and share what they are using this year.Â We donâ€™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.