How to Include Nature-Based Play in Your Homeschool Day

How to Include Nature-Based Play in Your Homeschool Day

Nature-based play is a cornerstone of childhood and learning, yet it is a disappearing occurrence.  Sometimes just getting your kids outside feels like a huge undertaking in itself. Trust me, I’ve been there.  Even as a nature-lover, it can be tough to spend enough...
5 Geography YouTube Channels to Make Homeschooling Come to Life

5 Geography YouTube Channels to Make Homeschooling Come to Life

Have you ever wanted to travel the world but knew it would be financially impossible without a little help?  Or, are you wanting to study geography in your homeschool and looking to do more than just read about a destination? Then YouTube has your back. This past year...
How to Find Homeschool Math Lessons in Nature

How to Find Homeschool Math Lessons in Nature

Stepping away from the mathematics textbook and looking at all the math connections there are in nature is an eye-opening experience. Looking for and finding math lessons in nature is an art and science that took me years to learn. It was 2003. I had been teaching in...
Gift Kits for Homeschoolers that Keep Giving All Year Long

Gift Kits for Homeschoolers that Keep Giving All Year Long

It’s the time of year when you’re thinking about what gifts to provide for your children and I’m sure as a homeschooling mom you are searching for ideas that are both fun, hands-on entertainment but also can be used for unexpected learning. Gift kits...
A Visit to the California Science Center

A Visit to the California Science Center

This week we visited the California Science Center for the first time. The museum is located in the Los Angeles Exposition Park and is near other museums attractions. There’s so much to see here! The California Science Center combines exhibits and hands on...
Teaching Homeschool Science Without A Curriculum

Teaching Homeschool Science Without A Curriculum

Note: This post includes Affiliate Links* to products I’ve personally used and love. You don’t need a curriculum to teach science. Yes, you read that right: you really don’t need a curriculum to teach science! And while I’m not a science...