Homeschool Strewing

Just by itself homeschooling can make everyday learning rich and interesting, but homeschool strewing is the sprinkles on the cake! Strewing is allowing your child to discover something you have casually left out for them to find.

Practical Tips On How To Homeschool Your Hands-on Child

Do you have a child is always on the move and enjoys hands-on activities and play-acting? Homeschooling your hands-on learner also known as a kinesthetic learner can be difficult at first, but it gets better when we change our mindset on how we think “school” should look like in our “home” school.

Embracing a Relaxed Homeschooling Lifestyle

There’s no doubt about it - I love my freedom! I’m a bohemian in some ways and I love to try doing things differently - which is why I was drawn to homeschooling over ten years ago. One of the things home education affords my family is the opportunity to be flexible...

When Choosing a Homeschool Method Goes Wrong

While it can be helpful, especially when first beginning your homeschool journey, to have an ideology to guide you as you purchase curriculum and plan your day. But, sometimes holding to a homeschool method goes wrong.

Hands-On Learning Is Not “Less Than”

Although there may be a perception that hands-on learning is somehow “less than” other, more traditional methods, this is just simply not true for many learners. If your child needs an out-of-the-box, more hands-on approach, go with it. It will make learning easier and more fun for both of you!

How to Teach Without a Curriculum

Whether you are new to homeschooling or you’ve been homeschooling for a number of years, there may come a time when you will find the need to homeschool without a curriculum. This could be for a variety of reasons. It may be that you have a child with special needs that can’t use a traditional curriculum, or it could be that you find interest led learning is best for your curious child. Whatever the reason, know that it is not only possible to homeschool successfully without a pre-written curriculum, you may find the freedom that it affords to be the exact solution you need.

10 Reasons Why You Should Try a Lapbook

You don’t have to do a lapbook to call yourself a homeschooler, but you might be missing out. Look at these 10 reasons why you should try a lapbook, including three excellent tips on how to make learning stick.