Can Do Cubes (Review) #hsreviews #literacy #reading #phonics

As I mentioned in my Jolly Literacy Grammar and Phonics Review, my not-so-littles are starting kindergarten here soon. To go along with our other Jolly Literacy kindergarten materials, we also received a set of Can Do Cubes from jollyliteracy.com (just2ducks LLC) for review. Can Do Cubes Review The idea of using wooden blocks for phonics/letter recognition is not a new concept for us, and actually, just prior to receiving the blocks I had just watched a video on Simply Charlotte Mason about … Read more…

Jolly Literacy Phonics & Grammar Review #hsreviews #reading #phonics

Jolly Literacy Phonics & Grammar

My littles will be officially starting kindergarten (!!) at the end of this month. I can’t believe it. It seems like I was just taking pictures of them with their tot school things. Somehow, some way, I blinked and now the time has come to start collecting kindergarten material. As part of that, we agreed to review Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar from jollyliteracy.com (just2ducks  LLC). Jolly Literacy Phonics & Grammar Review Pretty much since the beginning, I determined not to bother … Read more…

Things To Consider When Planning Your Homeschool Year (Back To School Series)

planning your homeschool year

Planning your homeschool year can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be! Taking the time to consider what is most important and seeing beyond the need to complete the workbooks is the first step! How do you want your children to grow ? Considering how you want children to grow in character, in the Lord, and independence is something I failed to look at in our first years of homeschooling. I figured, that just like in public … Read more…

FlipStir Puzzle (Review) #hsreviews #shakestirsolve

FlipStir Puzzle Review

Lately the kids have been playing with our Solar System FlipStir Puzzle ($24.95 value) from Enlivenze LLC. FlipStir Puzzles are NOT your regular puzzles! It might look complicated but the instructions are easy: 1. Shake 2. Stir 3. Solve. We picked the Solar System for review, but there are several other options available to pick from: Rainbow Pencils Tyrannosaurus Rex Statue of Liberty Periodic Table of Elements (Limited Edition) They currently only offer the five puzzles listed above. A little about the Flip … Read more…

Homeschool Spanish Immersion Curriculum For Kids (Review) #hsreviews #foreignlanguage #homeschoolspanish

spanish immersion curriculum

Did you know that knowing a foreign language is now a requirement for entering most colleges and universities? In fact, most of them would prefer that you have two or more years of experience on the transcripts. I’ve learned that the easiest way to go about this is to introduce the language early so that it becomes second nature. We have tried all kinds of Spanish curriculum over the years, and by far we’ve found the immersion style to be … Read more…

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