Category Archives: Enrichment

Afterschooling, Funschooling, and Electives

Coronavirus has your kids at home? Here are ideas for school at home.

With the grocery stockpiling and the enthusiastic handwashing comes another unexpected symptom of COVID-19– the need for an emergency lesson plan. Schools across the country are closing to slow the spread of the virus, and many families are finding themselves … Continue reading

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4 Homeschool Extras You Shouldn't Skip

Homeschool families often end up choosing the homeschool lifestyle because they enjoy the freedom to make their own educational choices. They shun following a set of standardized guidelines about what each and every school day ought to include. Along the … Continue reading

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Top Ten Educational Games for Families

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6 Ways to Teach Civics in Your Homeschool

Jessica, age 13, reads from American History 120. I was a sophomore in college when I first walked into a civics class. It was a class titled American Government, and I was not excited about it in the least. I … Continue reading

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Yes, Rosetta Stone Really Works—Especially with These 4 Habits

You’ve decided to add a foreign language to your collection of homeschool electives and have invested in Rosetta Stone at Sonlight’s recommendation. Where do you go from here? How can you maximize your investment? Is there anything you can do … Continue reading

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Keys to Foreign Language Proficiency for the Homeschool Family

"Our yearly family mission trips in Mexico has been enriched by Sonlight in multiple ways. The friendships we have developed over the years are a great incentive to learn Spanish, and through Sonlight we purchased the Rosetta Stone Latin American … Continue reading

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Homeschool Arts and Crafts for the Parent Who Prefers Student-led Projects

When I’m looking through homeschool blogs, I see bright, beautiful pictures of children playing with paint and making creations with macaroni and glitter. The parents and children all appear to be having a great time. But that happy scene isn’t … Continue reading

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