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Homeschool Art Classes with Beyond the Stick Figure

Homeschool Art Classes with Beyond the Stick Figure I’ve always wanted to add homeschool art classes to our homeschool portfolio. Every year I make an attempt to compile an art curriculum my kids will be interested in and pretty much fail. It’s been a struggle until this year. This year, I’ve found an artistic treasure! …

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Our Favorite Free Homeschool Curriculum Choices

Our Favorite Free Homeschool Curriculum Choices I explore free homeschool curriculum choices every year to try to offset some of our homeschooling costs. Here are some we’ve found work well for our large family, as well as some others that could work well for yours. A lot of prospective homeschool parents think they must spend …

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7 Tips for Successfully Working Life Around Homeschool

7 Tips for Successfully Working Life Around Homeschool When I first began homeschooling I thought we needed a textbook for every subject, lots of worksheets, and enough busy work to fill several hours. I thought we either needed to be working life around homeschool or homeschool around life. I soon learned that doesn’t have to …

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 Our 2018-2019 4th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

Our 2018-2019 4th Grade Homeschool Curriculum When choosing 4th grade homeschool curriculum, I usually focus on base subjects, like English/Grammar, Math, Science, and History. That leaves lots of room for my kids to learn through play on their own.       English/Grammar We began this school year with some review from our Growing with …

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Our 2018-2019 Kindergarten Homeschool Curriculum

Our 2018-2019 Kindergarten Homeschool Curriculum   I wanted to make absolutely sure my twins didn’t get bored with their 2018-2019 Kindergarten Homeschool Curriculum. So, I had to be very creative when planning. I absolutely do not believe in spending a lot of money for homeschool curriculum. Kindergarten, in my opinion, is about playing more than …

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Fast and Easy Chicken and Dressing Casserole without veggies

Easy Chicken and Dressing Casserole This easy chicken and dressing casserole is a great make-ahead meal. Need something for a church picnic? Need to take a meal to a homebound friend? This one is perfect. Here in the South, when someone dies, or has a baby, or gets hurt, or has surgery, we prepare food …

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Free Homeschooling Resources for Elementary Grades

I am constantly looking for free homeschooling resources for elementary grades to make things more interesting for my 8-year-old. He learns better when he isn’t BORED. He likes hands-on activities, assignments he can interact with. It makes his learning more fun. As a matter of fact, all of my kids do their best learning when we notebook, …

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