How Homeschoolers Can Get Started with Hymn Study

How Homeschoolers Can Get Started with Hymn Study

Charlotte Mason, a British educator whose philosophies are respected many homeschoolers, once made this statement: “Perhaps we do not attach enough importance to the habit of praise in our children’s devotion. Praise and thanksgiving come freely from the young heart;...
5 Ways to Use Music Study for Language Arts

5 Ways to Use Music Study for Language Arts

When it comes to music appreciation, and the related riches of folk songs and hymns, many times we seek to include them in our home schools as a means of introducing our children to more goodness and beauty. While this is a noble motivation and these subjects do...
How to Include Music in Your Homeschool Through Online Courses

How to Include Music in Your Homeschool Through Online Courses

I know how it is, fellow homeschool mom, trying to fit it all in. You have math, handwriting, science, phonics, history, literature, etc. How can you include enrichment subjects, too? Well, in addition to being a homeschool mom of eight, I am also a music teacher. And...
Celebrate Groundhog Day with Art

Celebrate Groundhog Day with Art

Will we have an early spring or six more weeks of winter? Yes we can celebrate Groundhog Day with art and a video art lesson from Nana. Enjoy this video art lesson from Nana of ChalkPastel.com. [vimeo 252319784 w=640 h=360] The very short supply list: construction...
Encouraging a Growth Mindset Through Homeschool Art

Encouraging a Growth Mindset Through Homeschool Art

By Tempest NeuCollins If we are mindful in the art projects we create or present to our kids, art is ideally set up to foster a growth mindset, which in turn will help our kids navigate through their life in a spirit of constant learning. ‘Growth mindset’ is a term...