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Summer Reading for Middle School

Recently, I designed a Summer Reading and a Summer Writing Challenge for my younger kiddos, but my older children were feeling a bit left out.  So today I whipped up a simple Summer Reading Challenge for Middle School grades.  Because their book sizes are so varied, I thought it...

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Summer Reading Chart

I'm pretty sure it's still Spring, but this afternoon I whipped up these Summer Reading Charts: And before you start to accuse me of creating charts, just for the sake of laminating them, I'll have you know that we take Summer Reading very.... VERY...seriously around here. Not to mention that for the past...

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100 Sentences 4 Summer

One of my children is excellent at reading, but his writing could stand some extra practice! I designed this activity pack to provide him with a fun Summer challenge; Write 100 Sentences over Summer Break! 100 Sentences 4 Summer Challenge This pack includes: How to Write a Sentence Chart Vocabulary Words...

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Summer Fun School

We no longer technically homeschool over the Summer. Ever since joining a local charter school we've decided to try and stick to the Monday-Friday, September through June schedule, but that doesn't mean we don't learn over the Summer. If you're looking for some simple ways to encourage learning over the Summer...

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Summer Learning

Just a quick post to share some of the adorable and FREE Summer resources I've found floating around the web. Free Summer of Fun Calendar from Amanda Bennett Free Summer Fun Activities from Money Saving Mom Summer Reading Chart from The Crafty Classroom (use this to keep track of your Summer Reading) Summer Reading Worksheet...

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DIY Homeschool Tools

DIY Math Tools for Homeschool These tools can be used in your Homeschool or Classroom setting as an alternative to purchasing premade educational materials. Not only will you save money, but you'll be able to customize your classroom to fit the needs of your children! Base 10 Bean Sticks Math Facts Learning Folder DIY Number Bean Bags Making...

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How to Teach Cursive Writing

As homeschool moms, we teach our children so many things to give them the best education possible. Across the board, teaching cursive penmanship is a dying art. Many schools no longer teach cursive. However, it is a valuable skill that helps to build your brain and develop cognitive abilities....

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Homeschooling Through The Winter: Tips & Tricks to Make it Through

Winter is here and the homeschool year is beginning to drag on. With the colder temperatures and shorter days, homeschooling through winter can be a challenge. This is the perfect time to have some fun, experience new things, and build precious memories. Here are some tips and tricks for...

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$25 Gift Card Giveaway: Sallie Borrink Learning

It's mid-April and you homeschool mom's know what that means: Curriculum planning! I know you are probably knee deep in your Springtime lessons; busy hatching butterflies, pressing wildflowers and dissecting frogs....but I also know you're silently thinking and planning about what curriculum you will use next year! Maybe you're looking for a fun...

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Our Curriculum Choices 2013

Ok, am I the only one who uses the NOT Back to School Blog Hop as a personal call to action? I know it's supposed to be a blogging calendar, a group effort where we (as the homeschooling community) share with each other all of these different aspects of planning for the new...

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Bogged down by Math….

It has been a long couple of weeks over here.I have been meaning to post all sorts of wonderful ideas for you, I have lots of photos and even a fun giveaway coming, but too be honest our homeschool days have been DRAGGING along. Drrrrrrrrr......Aaaaaaaaa....Giiiiiiiiiiiiiing Sissy (9) has reached LONG DIVISION. IF you missed...

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