2016 Homeschool Review Crew Blue Ribbon Award Winners

We are wrapping up another year on the Homeschool Review Crew! At the end of each year, all of the Crewbies vote on our favorite curricula from the year to be nominated for the Blue Ribbon Award. The results are in!  Favorite Reading, Writing, Spelling, and Vocabulary Favorite Reading Curriculum – Logic of English Favorite Writing Curriculum –  Here to Help Learning Favorite Vocabulary Program –  The Critical Thinking Co. Favorite Spelling Program –  Talking Fingers: Read, Write and Type Favorite … Read more…

Commissioned Game Review

Thursday night at our house is Game Night. We have a bookshelf full of games that we cycle through. We all have our favorites and love adding to our collection. Our most recent addition is Commissioned from Chara Games. Commissioned is a 2-6 player, historically-themed, cooperative-style board game with a simple deck-building mechanism that plays in about 1 hour. Players are the early Christian Apostles, and must work together to: strengthen their faith decks, grow the Church, collect the books of the New … Read more…

Alphabet Song Game Review

So recently we were given access to Alphabet Song Game™ Software – 2-PCs Win Download version 2.0 for review. It’s designed for children ages toddler to about six years. Made available by The Critical Thinking Co.™, this software is an easy way for children to learn uppercase and lowercase letters, shapes, and letter writing. The fun app has sixteen different games to teach your children the alphabet. It retails $6.99 but is currently free for download on Windows. There is also an Android app … Read more…

Homeschool Journal 11/4/16 – One Last Time

So this week marks my littlest guy being 2 months old. For the most part, he only sleeps when he’s being held. There is the odd nap here and there in his swing, but mostly he sleeps in my arms. Or on my chest while I write or read aloud to the children. Or over my shoulder while I do laundry one-handed. He sleeps or nurses in the Moby while we do school. Yeah, we’re pretty much inseparable. He’s currently … Read more…

Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims – A Unit Study from Homeschool Legacy (Review)

Can you believe that Thanksgiving is right around the corner? This year has flown by. I feel like if I blink it will be Christmas morning! I walked into Walmart yesterday and the Christmas decorations were already out. It’s like we (as a country) go from Halloween to Christmas and skip poor Thanksgiving. Not so for our family though! We don’t do Halloween and Thanksgiving is a month long learning opportunity. For the entire month of November, we focus our … Read more…

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