Teaching Kids about the 2016 Election

It’s true. The 2016 election is pretty much a minefield.  No matter which way you lean, you’re going to run into people with strong feelings in the other direction.  This election year is shaping up to be one of the most volatile in memorable

4 Resources For Planning a Solar System Unit Study

Are you looking to plan a unit study on the solar system, but aren’t sure where to start?  Don’t worry!  You’re not alone.  Unit studies are a very popular method of homeschooling, but they do take some time to plan.  Let us take the

Colouring – Good For You At Any Age!

Colouring is an activity that countless young children have performed in the course of their schooling. Only recently, however, has it gained particular attention as being beneficial for people of all ages. Whether the colourer is a young child learning to hold their pencil

Summer School

Homeschoolers can be as flexible as they choose when it comes to schedules. If you live in a part of the world with a distinct hot season, you likely take time off during that time of year. However, appealing as it may be to

Behind the Scenes of the Declaration of Independence

The Fourth of July.  America’s national holiday.  Parades, picnics, flags waving, and fireworks mark this day as special.  Many people know that the Fourth is our nation’s birthday, that on this day in 1776 we became a new country, separated from Great Britain by