hands-on learning

Tips for Hands-On Learning

If you’ve been a reader for more than about a week or so, you probably know how much I love hands-on learning. It makes learning fun and aids in greater retention. Whether it’s a great science experiment, a 3-D map, or a household play about the current period in history you’re studying, adding more activities…

Using Little Passports for Homeschool Geography (Little Passports Review)

Quick! What’s a kid’s favorite thing about traveling? Seeing the beautiful scenery. Visiting new and exotic places. Learning the history, culture, and geography of the places he visits. Yeah, right. Who are we kidding? It’s the souvenirs. Sometimes, though, it’s the fun stuff that gets kids interested in the fun places. That’s what makes using Little…

Trail Guide to Learning Review

Trail Guide to Learning Review

I received this product at no cost for the purpose of reviewing it. The opinions expressed are my personal, honest opinions. See full disclosure policy for more details. This Trail Guide to Learning review is probably going to be the most requested review I’ve ever written. Many of you had never heard – or had heard…

Ten Uses for Index Cards

Index cards are an inexpensive (especially during back-to-school sales), versatile, easy-to-use tool for your homeschool. Here are ten ideas to get you started: 1. Homemade flash cards. Math facts, vocabulary words, history facts and more can be written on index cards for practice. 2. Bible study. Index cards are the perfect way to memorize scripture,…