Hands-on Learning

Weekly Wrap-Up

We successfully survived our first full week with a new “student,” my niece, Nim. That really makes me sound a lot more courageous (or patient or saintly or whatever word you want to throw in there that people might use to positively describe a homeschool mom who is doing more than what they think they…

Around the World Day 2007

Our homeschool group had our 4th Annual Around the World Day last Friday. It was fantastic!! We had 15 displays including: Japan (ours), Romania, Brazil, New Zealand, France, Ireland, Israel, the Philippines, Italy, Panama, Great Britain, Australia, Greenland, Mexico and Peru. Everyone’s displays were fabulous! Before I go any further, I just have to brag…

Make It a Game!

What’s the quickest, easiest way to add some sizzle to your homeschool? Make it a game! Just about anything can be turned it to a game. Here are some of our favorites: Memory/Concentration This is one of the easiest ways to turn learning into a game. All you need is a package of index cards,…