Human Anatomy Blood

Homeschool Human Anatomy Unit Study: Blood

A study of the human body is fascinating for all ages. Who’s not curious about the amazing, mysterious workings on the inside of ourselves? In our homeschool this year we are studying human anatomy in a unit study type format. Our primary homeschool “curriculum” is from Guest Hollow (check it out hereĀ and here) but I […]

2017-2018 Homeschool Curriculum Choices

  This year I decided to go with some things that were already laid out for me. While I enjoy the process of piecing together my own curriculum, I’ve learned I’m not that good at it. Last year we didn’t accomplish as much as we should have, for many reasons, but one big one is […]

2017 homeschool book picks

My 2017 Reading List, Part 2: Homeschooling Books

Yesterday, I shared my list of home business / blogging books that I plan to read this year. Today I continue my 2017 reading list with a collection of homeschooling books. I am always looking to learn how to be a better homeschool teacher to my children. You’d think I’d have this all figured out […]

The Rag Coat Unit Study

I’ve been working on our plans for our unit study based on The Rag Coat by Lauren Mills. This is a wonderful book about a little girl whose daddy was a coal miner but has passed away. Her mother cannot afford to buy a new coat, so the ladies who quilt together in the town […]

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Summer Activities Series – Outer Space Unit Study

Here’s week 2 of our Summer Activities Series, Outer Space. Although this is created as a week of summer activites, of course it’s a perfectly wonderful unit study theme that could be used any time of the year. There are so many great ideas for space themed activities out there, but I’ve gathered my favorites […]

Summer Activities Series – Dinosaur Unit Study

What do you do to fight the summer slide? How do you combat the inevitable summer boredom syndrome? With planned activities, of course. I’ve planned a series of themed weeks filled with fun and educational activities to ward off the summer chaos so I decided to share them with you. Visit our Outer Space week […]

$1.99 Homeschool Help Books

I love a bargain. Especially when I know it will help me improve my life. Right now, iHomeschool Network has some great books for only $1.99. They are downloadable files, not physical books, but I like that better because there’s no clutter and I can read it on my tablet, kindle or computer, and of […]