How to Homeschool at the Grocery Store (FREE Printables!)

As a homeschool mom, sometimes you have to take lessons out of the home. There’s errands to run and things to do that can interfere with your homeschooling, so you have to find other ways to take learning on the go! For me, one of the biggest interruptions has been grocery shopping. We used to … Continue Reading

Top Resources for Teaching Kids About Herbs

As an *aspiring* herbalist, I’m always looking for ways to pass down information to my kids. It’s amazing to me that up until a couple years ago, I had no idea about the numerous healing plants in my backyard, just WAITING to be used! I wish that I knew this stuff as a kid, but … Continue Reading

3 Ways I Taught My Children About Fine Art

*this post contains affiliate links for your convenience. “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together,” said Vincent van Gogh. This is so true of homeschooling- you continue to chip away at a subject until you master it. You don’t have to bog down your children with hours of instruction and … Continue Reading

The Salem Witch Trials FREE Lapbook Templates! (Late Elementary Grades)

*this post contains affiliate links American history can really rattle your bones, especially when you read the details of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Spells, possession, witchcraft, lies…tragedy. Somehow though, it never ceases to be disturbingly fascinating to me. Now that my girls are in the 5th grade, their Oak Meadow curriculum suggested that … Continue Reading