A summer reading program is a great way to cultivate a love of books at any age. Fill your free time with free reading and dive into great books together.
Kendall Hunt Pathways 2.0 is a great literature-based language arts curriculum for a Christian homeschooler.
To prepare your children to be effective writers, you only need five steps in the elementary grades to reap huge benefits in their writing future.
5 picture book inspired STEM activities for teaching reading to your kids. What a picture book STEM activities looks like; choosing picture books for STEM.
For many children, a multi-sensory approach is necessary to help cement the alphabet into their minds. Here are some fun ideas to help you.
When you find the perfect book, use these tips to create your own literature-based unit study to extend learning for your homeschooled children.
Writing should be about engaging with rich thoughts and ideas. Here’s how to inspire your homeschoolers to engage with writing.
Every child is different. Finding books will resonate can be a bit daunting. Discover six ways the you can find books for every interest in the family.
Add simple gratitude journaling to the beginning of your homeschool day for improved attitudes. Find suggestions for keeping it simple yet effective.
Host a simple poetry teatime with your family this week using the three basic ingredients of a poetry teatime: tea, treats, and poetry.
Before learning to read, your child should be developmentally read. This post contains five easy ways to encourage early literacy.
For many children, reading comprehension can be a minefield of confusion. Fortunately, there are solutions – and, amazingly, the solutions can be a lot of fun. One very fruitful and entertaining approach is to use a medium that children love, movies!
With such benefits to reading, it is natural that homeschoolers feel pressure to make sure kids don’t fall behind. This can lead to aggressive use of flashcards and reading logs. Unfortunately, this can destroy the love of reading and end up hurting rather than helping our kids.
Besides all the fabulous learning reasons to Love BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS, another great reason is fun? These can help make learning (or review) more fun for our middle schoolers. Great for summer review, or for use in a homeschool setting, BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS are packed full of information and fun for middle schoolers.
Summer is a great time to inspire a love for reading. You’ll discover 10 ways to bring summer reading into your home, family, and homeschooling lifestyle in this post that will both delight and surprise you.
Using literature to introduce math cultivates number sense and mathematical thinking and is a gentle method which creates an awareness of how math permeates everyday life.
When you have a struggling reader, it is easy to feel overwhelmed and lost. These online reading programs will help your child reach new levels with ease.
I grew up with my nose in a book, and did my best to inspire my kids to love reading as much as I do. One way I did that was to supplement our homeschool lessons with picture books as often as possible. When all three kids were homeschooling, we’d frequently leave the library with fifty picture books on various topics.
Create an author study for your young kids! Expose them to great literature and engage them in the process. This easy how-to guide makes creating an author study easy.
I started coming up with many different ideas to try to change my children’s way of thinking about reading. I knew they once loved to read. I just needed to get them excited about reading again. Along the way, I discovered five ways book clubs can inspire your kids to read.
Comics, jokes, televisions, and electronic gadgets are more popular than classic literature. Here are 7 benefits of reading classic literature to our homeschooled children.