Simple Geography For Young Homeschoolers (Review)

  To be honest, geography is something I’ve skipped a lot in our homeschool. Partly because I’m so bad at the subject that the mere thought makes me grimace. Seriously. I’m grimacing now. . . Anyway, so when Let’s Go Geography came up for review, I was a bit apprehensive. However, I did what any good parent does, I sucked it up and agreed to take on my old foe- stairs geography. That being said, once I … Read more…

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 … Read more…

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

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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 … Read more…

5 Things I Have Learned About Buying Homeschool Curriculum (Back To School Series)

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This August marks our sixth year of homeschooling. And while that’s nothing next to some of the 20+ year veterans who are still at it, I have learned a thing or two when it comes to buying homeschool curriculum. 1. It’s okay to buy used and sometimes not the most recent version of things. When we first started homeschooling, I wanted the newest and best of everything. It took me a couple of years to … Read more…

Writing with Sharon Watson TOS Review

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Speaking intelligently and writing effectively are two of the most important goals in our homeschool. The Power in Your Hands: Writing Nonfiction in High School, 2nd Edition is helping us accomplish the latter. We received the long-awaited set for review from Writing with Sharon Watson. In the past we have reviewed other curriculum by Sharon Watson and loved it! In our set we received both the teacher guide and the student book. Some great things about this … Read more…