Thinking Like an Engineer with Innovators Tribe (Review)

  For a few weeks now Julia, my sophomore, has been working on Thinking Like an Engineer from Innovators Tribe. We received a  receive a 2-year subscription to the course.  A single subscription can be used for an entire household.   Thinking Like an Engineer is an online course that teaches kids about every aspect of engineering.  Through watching video lessons, filling out unit journals, and building activities, Thinking Like an Engineer introduces students to the professionals who are

The Magic Stories (Review)

  The Magic Stories is a supplemental reading program designed to build confidence and reading fluency in budding readers. The stories are published by Allsaid & Dunn, LLC, publishers of The Reading Game and authors of the Wordly Wise series. The Magic Stories is a collection of six stories (downloadable PDFs), each with four follow-up activities that include writing and cognition building exercises.  The stories are written at a 2nd/3rd grade level. Each story comes with its own

Learn to Read with Reading Eggs (Review)

  For many months my two first graders have been using Reading Eggs. We received a six-month extension to our subscription. Our subscription includes access to: Reading Eggs Junior (ages 2-4) Reading Eggs (ages 3-7) Reading Eggspress (ages 7-13, grades 1-6) MathSeeds (teaches kids ages 3-9 basic math and problem-solving skills) Learn to Read with Reading Eggs Caroline and Max (my Irish twins) are first graders. For months they’ve been asking to do their math and reading eggs

CTC Makes Math Easy (Review)

  Perhaps one of the biggest perks of homeschooling is freedom. Freedom to learn what we want, as much as we want, and of course, when we want. Want to spend a whole month learning about mushrooms and butterflies? Go ahead! Feel the need to read every Tomie DePaola book to your kids? Go for it! Your kids need two breakfasts, a snack, brunch, lunch, afternoon snack, and supper . . . every. single. day? No? Just my

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