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5 Best Classical Homeschool Curriculum: Classical Education Programs

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If you’re looking for a conservative homeschooling curriculum, you’ll probably love a classical curriculum. Classical curriculum is popular among Christian homeschooling families, many of which choose them for their rigorous training in literature, theology, Latin and critical thinking. But, if you’re new to this area, what curriculum should you choose? What are the best curriculum packages around? That’s the question we’ll be looking at in this article! In particular, we’ll look at: What is a classical homeschooling curriculum Reasons you might choose this method Four classical curricula for homeschools: Classical Conversations – more of a homeschooling co-op focus Veritas Press...

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The Best Books for Kids Who Love Dinosaurs

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It should come as no surprise that dinosaur books for kids are as popular as ever. Who doesn’t love dinosaurs? Whether we’re viewing them on the big screen, playing dinosaur apps and games, gazing at dinosaur bones at a museum, or watching animatronic re-creations of them lumbering around a primordial set, it’s almost impossible to avoid being alternately compelled and terrified by these hallmarks of a world long gone. “They are creatures bigger than us, sometimes bigger than our imaginations,” says Jeffrey Salane, the editorial director for Simon & Schuster’s imprint Little Simon. “They are terrifying, fascinating, and just plain cool...

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Labor Day 2020 KiwiCo Coupons – 40% off 1 Crate or 15% On Everything

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. KiwiCo has several new coupons to save you money. Get 15% off everything in the store with the code LABORDAY or Save 40% on the first month of any line, just use this link.  All brands are $19.95/month, so this coupon will get your 1st box for only $11.97.  Eureka and Maker Crates are a bit more. Panda Crate 0-24 Months Panda Crate is a new subscription from KiwiCo. Boxes are $39.90 every two months and is for infants and toddlers. Each delivery includes age- and stage-specific products designed by experts and backed by researchers at Seattle Children’s Hospital to...

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Homeschooling When Everyone Needs You

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Raising Arrows Homeschooling When Everyone Needs You When you have more than one child you are homeschooling and they are all little, it feels like everyone needs you all the time. How do you homeschool with a lot of little kids? This post is sponsored by Reading Eggs. Most homeschooling families have a wide age range of children they are schooling, so not only are they finding themselves bouncing between subjects and grades, they often have babies, toddlers, and preschoolers to account for as well.  Diapers need to be changed. Toddlers need to be pulled off of counter tops. And...

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Our Creative Corner/Homeschool Space

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One of Luke’s favorite parts of preschool was called “creative corner”. It was a chance for the kids to work at a desk and create whatever they wanted to out of random art supplies. I cannot tell you how many telescopes, walkie talkies, and binoculars made from empty rolls of toilet paper he came home with. Anytime I asked him what he enjoyed the most at school, he would answer with “Creative corner!” and proudly display the creation he made. In designing our homeschool/creative space, I wanted to set up an area for the kids to all be able to...

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