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Pasta La Vista, Baby! Delicious Food-Related Family Activities

Food is a love language in our house. So, in our some-type-of-hybrid-of-traditional-and-unschool-y-homeschool, we decided to use food as a lesson! More specifically, we decided to make homemade ravioli. If you don’t want to make ravioli with your kiddos, no worries! There are lots of ways to use food in your homeschool. I’ll tell you what we did,…

100+ Hands-On Activities for Middle School and High School

100+ Hands-On Activities for Middle School and High School

Hands-on learning is the best kind of learning. Sadly, as kids get older, the ideas for hands-on projects seem to dwindle. If you stop to think about it, though, almost anything can be educational: acting in a play, running a lawn-care business, creating pieces of art, cooking and baking, and even babysitting! But sometimes it’s nice…

How to Make a Beach in a Jar

How to Make a Beach in a Jar

Summer is here! That means it’s time for family trips to the beach. If you’d like to capture special memories of the sun and sand to talk about later (because shared memories are some of the best memories!), try making this beach in a jar with your children! (Be sure to keep reading for some…

4th of July Unit Study Ideas and Activities for Your Homeschool

4th of July Unit Study Ideas and Activities for Your Homeschool

It’s important for our children to understand our nation’s history. Many families enjoy celebrating Independence Day (often referred to as the 4th of July) with fireworks, homemade ice cream, and family cookouts. But do we really understand why we celebrate? These 4th of July Unit Study Ideas and Activities for Your Homeschool will help your…

Want Your Kids to Love Reading? Try This!

Want Your Kids to Love Reading? Try This!

Have you ever thought about what you would say if someone asked you, “What’s the most important part of your homeschooled child’s education?”  We’d probably all have different answers. (And I’m sure they’re all good ones! That’s the beauty of homeschooling. ) But here’s what I would say: a love of reading.  Written by Kathryn…