Virtual Travel Adventures: Personal or Homeschool

This is a great - cheap - way to "see" the world. It also makes a great Social Studies project! I don't remember much about my school years, but when I was in 7th grade, my social studies teacher "took" us to Mexico. During our class time for a period of time - I think … Continue reading Virtual Travel Adventures: Personal or Homeschool

Help with 2/3 digit Subtraction and learning Place Values

This is one of the many great way for little minds to wrap their heads around subtraction and place values, especially if borrowing is involved. Subtraction can be difficult for little minds to understand. I can personally attest to that since I have sat many a homeschooling day with a frustrated child just wanting to … Continue reading Help with 2/3 digit Subtraction and learning Place Values

Easy way to draw a heart

This is a simple technique that can help little ones draw hearts! A very important skill for little ones to know, especially since Valentine's day is just around the corner. When my daughter was little she was like most little kids - she had trouble drawing hearts. And after a while of watching her frustration … Continue reading Easy way to draw a heart

Homeschool: building confidence over schedule

You can usually tell when your child is struggling - being a homeschool parent it gives you that opportunity to see your child when they feel vulnerable. The good thing is that it also gives you a great opportunity to help. My little girl is sensitive, and an only child, her temperament is that of … Continue reading Homeschool: building confidence over schedule

How to get back into a routine after a break

Originally based for homeschool - but great ideas for work also! With the holidays ending, and a New Year starting, the idea of getting back on schedule looms in the hearts and minds of many. It's hard to get back into a routine after the holidays, especially if you took a lot of time off. … Continue reading How to get back into a routine after a break