Science4us Review

Science tends to be one of those subjects that gets pushed to the side when the homeschooling days get long, but when a game is involved, we suddenly have extra time!  I have always been a huge fan of learning through games. When I discovered Science4us, I was excited to log in and see what fun…

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When I was in college, I loved to doodle while I was taking notes.  Even though it may have looked like I wasn’t paying attention, the doodling slowed my brain down enough so that I could pay attention to what was being said.  Occasionally my drawings related to the materials, but more often than not…

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Essentials Chart Race

So often our homeschooling day becomes filled with tasks that need to get checked off of a list, that essentials like drawing maps, copying charts, or memorizing vocabulary are overlooked and forgotten. To make things worse, the only way to memorize maps, charts, or vocab is through daily repetition.  When we started Challenge A, we…

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This post may contain affiliate links.  Please see my full disclosure policy for more details. So I’m in love with these geography drawing books. I heard about them recently, and couldn’t wait to get my hands on one.  I started with the Draw Africa book because we’re focusing on that continent this year in Cycle…

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  My sweet little Ellen (9) loves to explore outside and would spend the day digging in the dirt if I let her.  Last week I found her with a mason jar and a notebook deep in a scientific investigation.  Promptly I gave her my camera and set her to work chronicling her discoveries (all…

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