1. GROW Week!

    It's Spring Break! Hooray! I was realizing, however, that every time we take a day off of homeschooling, I end up regretting it. Not because I love doing school. Not…

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  2. Learn to Read: Word Game

    As I mentioned the other day, I am starting to teach Gresham how to read. Although he does sit still better than Aidan ever did at this age, it helps…

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  3. Teach Your Child to Read without a Curriculum

    I am currently in the process of teaching my second child to read using mostly materials around the house, and I thought I would blog our ideas!  When Aidan was…

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  4. Favorite Chapter Books for Boys, Part 2

    We have so many favorite books that it was impossible to fit them all in one post!  Here are some more of our favorite chapter books for boys, and here…

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  5. Favorite Chapter Books for Boys, Part 1

    Jordan and I both enjoy reading, and we have been pleased that all of our boys love books as well!   I decided to post some of our favorite books, and…

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  6. Easy Static Electricity Science Experiments

    Our weather has been so cold and dry lately - not my idea of perfect weather! But, it's perfect for static electricity science experiments! We did two experiments that quickly…

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  7. Alphabet Running Game

    We've been stuck inside the house a lot lately because of the flu and bad weather! We decided to burn off a little steam by adding running to an alphabet…

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  8. Writing Letters in Sugar

    Here's an easy idea for practicing writing the alphabet - writing in sugar! Sometimes it helps to get more of the senses involved when working on writing. We got this…

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  9. Pinecone Bird Feeder

    We are studying birds in our science curriculum (which we absolutely love!), and when we came to an experiment in which we compare two different bird seeds, we decided to…

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  10. Dried Bean Mosaic Art Project

    Aidan has been studying the Roman Empire in history, and we read that they created a lot of mosaics to decorate their buildings. We bought a bag of 15 bean…

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