The Easiest Way to Supplement Homeschool History

The Easiest Way to Supplement Homeschool History

Have you ever noticed that most United States history courses tend to study the same people, over and over again? While there’s usually a reason we learn about those particular historical figures, learning about only those players in history tends to leave us with a...
6 Hands-On History Activities for Homeschoolers

6 Hands-On History Activities for Homeschoolers

History lessons don’t have to be the dry and boring lessons you remember from your childhood. On the contrary, hands-on history activities can make your history lessons fun and memorable! Most of us did not enjoy the history textbooks of our youth. Dull...
Bringing Homeschool History and Science Together

Bringing Homeschool History and Science Together

There is a common misconception in our world, we all hold this belief to one extent or another, and you might have even said it to your kids. “Back then people weren’t as smart as us, so they did (fill in the blank thing) because (fill in assumption for...
Why History Is More Important to Teach Than We Think

Why History Is More Important to Teach Than We Think

Hi! Jaron, the head researcher and writer at Home School in the Woods dropping into your life for a few minutes to talk about something I love: history. But before we get too deep into the subject, I’d like to start off with a bit of a statement that’s become near and...
5 Reasons to Love BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS

5 Reasons to Love BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS

If you haven’t heard of the BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS series yet, I have to warn you, after reading this you just might want to run out and buy them all! As a homeschooling parent they provide so much potential: you can use them as a quick reference, use them as a spine...
Homeschool History With Netflix

Homeschool History With Netflix

There is something special about video that helps bring a subject to life. That’s why I love to use video streaming services, like Netflix, as a supplemental resource in our curriculum. It’s super helpful to have such a wealth of educational entertainment...