5 Reasons Why Music in Homeschool is Important

5 Reasons Why Music in Homeschool is Important

Music is all around us. It’s in the song of the birds, the wind chimes on the porch, in the church pew when we sing. It is part of every culture of the world. Thus, teaching and exploring music in homeschool is important. Here are five specific reasons why music...
Dollar Store Finds for Summer Homeschool Learning

Dollar Store Finds for Summer Homeschool Learning

Whether you’re enjoying some time off or schooling year-round, summer is the perfect time to add learning elements that are often overlooked in the course of a typical homeschool day. The problem is that there’s not always room in the homeschool budget for these...
5 Easy Ways to Do Music at Home with Your Preschooler

5 Easy Ways to Do Music at Home with Your Preschooler

Preschoolers are such a joy! They laugh and giggle, run and play, pretend and soak up everything around them. It’s the perfect time to begin music instruction. As a music teacher, I’m happy to share with you today five easy ways to do music at home with your...
Create Your Own Illuminated Manuscript!

Create Your Own Illuminated Manuscript!

This year, we’re studying the Middle Ages with our Homeschool Co-op, and I was tasked with creating an art project for our group. Because there aren’t any named artists until the very end of the Middle Ages (think, Cimabue and Giotto), I realized that instead of...
How to Teach Homeschool Art when You Aren’t an Artist

How to Teach Homeschool Art when You Aren’t an Artist

The thought of teaching art usually makes parents feel either excited or terrified. These feelings often relate to whether the parent views themselves as artists. If you are good at art, then you’re probably excited to teach it to your children. If you are like...
Stress-Free Preschool Crafts

Stress-Free Preschool Crafts

Stress-free preschool crafts! Let’s talk about it. I often hear homeschooling moms of preschool-aged children express that they feel stressed or overwhelmed with doing crafts at home. I want to help you avoid being overwhelmed with a ton of clean up or a...