Some communities are blessed with vibrant homeschooling co-ops with hundreds of families with every type of academic, athletic and social activity you can imagine. But many of us don’t have access to such incredible resources. Learn how to start a local teen homeschool group and why it’s so important for your teens be surrounded by other teens with similar values.
When my kids were little, people always asked me, “But what about high school? You’ll send them to school, then, right?” My oldest two have graduated high school, and my third kiddo is about to begin high school. So, I have been pondering what I wish I’d known nine years ago and what I might do differently this time. Here’s my list of what I’ve learned about homeschooling high school so far:
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This dinosaurs & dragons family-style homeschooling unit study has English Language Arts & STEAM, history, sensory & motor skills activities for preschool to 10th grade.
This dinosaurs & dragons family-style homeschooling unit study has ELA & STEAM, sensory &motor skills activities for preschool to 10th grade.
Dinosaurs and Dragons Creation-based Unit Study for preschool to 2nd grade with hands-on activities for children of all abilities.
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Astronaut unit study has family-style homeschool lessons for middle/high school. Includes STEAM, biography, English Language Arts activities.
Astronaut unit study has family-style homeschool lessons. Includes STEAM, biography, English Language Arts, gross & fine motor and sensory activities.
This astronaut unit study is for a family-style morning basket time. Each weekly theme has English Language Arts and STEAM activities for Primary, Intermediate, and Secondary.
This rockets and spacecraft unit study is for a family style morning basket time. Each weekly theme has activities for Primary (preschool to 2nd grade), Intermediate (3rd to 5th grade), and Secondary (6th grade and up). There are four weekly themes for this Astronomy and Astronauts unit study:
Learn about & build rockets + STEAM, History, English Language Arts, motor and sensory activities in these homeschool unit study plans for Intermediate (3rd to 5th grade) learners.
A Themed Family School Unit Study for Morning Time and More These activities are a part of a series of posts about Astronomy and Astronauts. This rockets and spacecraft unit study is for a family style morning time. Each weekly theme has activities for Primary (preschool to 2nd grade), Intermediate (3rd to 5th grade), and…
This planets & outer space unit study is for a family morning basket. These secondary level activities are part of an Astronomy & Astronauts four week unit.
This planets and outer space unit study is for a homeschool Charlotte Mason style morning basket plans for 3rd to 5th grade with hands on STEM activities
This planets & outer space unit study is for primary learners in a family style, Charlotte Mason morning basket time, designed for the whole child: STEAM, sensory, hands-on learning
This homeschool moon and stars unit study for middle to high school has living books, history biography, English Language Arts, and hands-on science. This family style unit study is designed to meet the needs of the whole child.
This homeschool moon and stars unit study for upper elementary has living books, history biography, English Language Arts, and hands-on science. This family style unit study is designed to meet the needs of the whole child.
This moon and stars family style unit study is for morning time (and more!) designed to meet the needs of the whole child and the whole family.
There are some truths about homeschooling that I wish I had known when I began this journey that I hope can be of encouragement to families just beginning their homeschool experience.
Let’s discuss the differences between phonics, phonology, phonemic awareness and emergent literacy, and then see how to help your child in these areas.
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Here’s how you can color rice in four simple steps to rock your kid’s sensory bin. My kids will play for hours with their rice bins. It’s educational and they think it’s fun!
Make an educational & engaging sensory bin for your kids to explore and give yourself a well-deserved break while they play independently.
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