6th Grade Curriculum Choices For 2018-2019

It’s hard to believe that time has come to share with all of you our 6th Grade Curriculum Choices for 2018-2019.  This is our sixth year homeschooling and time has flown by.  Over the course of these 6 years, we’ve had curriculum that we’ve loved and some that just wasn’t a great fit for us.  …

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Gymini Deluxe Playmat

Into the Forest Gymini Deluxe Playmat

Summer can easily get packed full of fun family activities. Add in twin boys and a newborn baby, and let’s face it…it can quickly become hectic. However, we aren’t the type of family that will three, under three prevent us from heading out and enjoying the beautiful weather. Planning ahead of time is a must, …

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YWAM Publishing: Laura Ingalls Wilder

Our family was first introduced to YWAM Publishing a few years back as recommended read alouds and during that time quickly fell in love. This year we chose to kick off a year with YWAM Publishing: Laura Ingalls Wilder, and so glad we did! As They Grow Up was sent a product to help facilitate …

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National Root Beer Float Day

Celebrate Root Beer Float Day with A&W Root Beer

Summer is winding down and before long, we’ll be back to hitting the books. It seems like we are always on the go. Since today, August 6, is National Root Beer Float Day, we decided to slow down and enjoy one of our favorite summertime treats…Root Beer Floats! The product, information and gift card have …

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Red, White & Blue Can Knock Down

With the July 4th celebrations around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about games for the kiddos.  One of my boy’s favorite games is this easy DIY July 4th Can Knock Down.  Not only is it fun to play, but it’s a great way to up-cycle and get the kiddos involved. You may also like: …

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Summer Reading: Niblet & Ralph

My little guy loves all things cats, so when the book Niblet & Ralph arrived, he couldn’t wait to read it. You may also like: Peanut Butter’s First Day of School How to Code a Sandcastle Niblet & Ralph Niblet and Ralph may look a lot alike, but they are very different. Niblet loves noshing …

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DIY American Flag Pallet

I have wanted to attempt an American Flag pallet project for some time now. My dad did some really cute Christmas trees for my mom to display at her house, but ran out of time before he could do some for me. While I am not skilled in that area, my husband is. It was …

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Ways To Help Prevent Ticks and Lyme Disease Using Essential Oils

Summer has arrived and it seems to have brought along an abundance of mosquitoes and ticks with it. There are tons of information out there on tick removal and how to prevent ticks and Lyme Disease using essential oils. While I do use essential oils to make my own bug spray, and for treating tick …

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How To Code A Sandcastle

This summer, Pengiun Young Readers will release the first picture book collaboration with Girls Who Code, called How To Code A Sandcastle by Josh Funk and illustrated by Sara Palacios. Penned by a professional software engineer and illustrated by an award-winning illustrator, the picture book is a perfect building block for readers learning about computer …

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Hewitt Homeschooling Lightning Lit

Hewitt Homeschooling Lightning Lit Set – Grade 2

We’ve reached that time of year again where it seems like I’m adding 100 gray hairs a day.  It’s the time to start picking our curriculum. With so many choices available to homeschoolers, it can quickly turn into a stressful situation. One of the subjects that I had been going back and forth on was …

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2018-2019 Student Planner

2018-2019 Free Student Planner

That time of year is fast approaching. As we wrap up our current school year, we’ll soon start planning the next. Whether you take a summer break or school year round, one thing is for sure. Planning ahead helps a school day run smooth. That’s why I have redesigned our student planner for the upcoming …

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The Itchy Book by LeUyen Pham

My boys have always been huge fans of the Mo Willems book series Elephant & Piggie. In fact, these are the books that I used to encourage my youngest to find his love of reading. This series of books are hilarious to read, and the larger font was fantastic! I admit that we were heartbroken …

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Animals with Cameras

Nature: Animals With Cameras

As part of our Science this year, my kids are learning about different types of animals. Up to this point, we have learned about meerkats, chimps, cheetahs and more. To add even more to our lessons, we love adding the Nature DVD series. On April 24, PBS will be releasing Nature: Animals With Cameras on …

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Organizing an Easter Egg Hunt

Tips on Organizing an Epic Easter Egg Hunt!

Easter is just a hop, skip, & jump away! That means that it’s time to start planning the egg hunt. This is one event that my kids get excited for every year. Always a fun event for kids and adults, it does take a little planning for everything to run smooth. Here are a few …

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native american unit study

Our Homeschool Week: Native American Unit Study

Over the past few weeks as part of our Notgrass History, we’ve been learning about the Natives of the Southeast and Northeast Woodlands. This has been such an interesting topic that we chose to dive into even more. As part of our Native American Unit Study we went on a field trip, made crafts and …

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