Category Archives: Enrichment

Afterschooling, Funschooling, and Electives

Kids Christmas Gifts with the Homeschool Mom Stamp of Approval

We are happily counting down the days to Christmas around my house right now. The stockings are hung with care. The hot chocolate has been rolling out of the kitchen for days now, and the tree is twinkling in the … Continue reading

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Let's Talk About Christmas School

It's that time of year again ... when the world around us conspires to draw your children's attention from daily tasks and school to dreaming and wishing for the biggest and the best and the latest ____________ (insert name of … Continue reading

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Let It Snow! – Paper Snowflake Instructions

I have very fond memories of the weekend following Thanksgiving, cutting paper snowflakes around our dining room table with these paper snowflake instructions. This was just one of many traditions that wound their way through our holidays every year. Continue reading

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When Virtual Learning Isn't Working

The year 2020 will go down in history as one of the hardest, weirdest years for a lot of people. As a society, we have had to change and adjust to so many things. Everything we knew from years past, … Continue reading

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How to Choose Homeschool Electives: Ask These 4 Questions

It is thought that electives give bonus academic points to a learner, and should be collected for that reason. Your homeschooler is unlikely to be tested on elective subjects before high school age. So they are a bonus in this … Continue reading

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The Simplest Way to Add US Elections to Your Homeschool Day

As a homeschool mom, the idea of sticking one more item on the to-do list is daunting. While the upcoming election is worth a top spot in your homeschool, there is so much information to be covered. Elections, campaigns, political … Continue reading

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3 Types of Life Skills to Teach Your Children this Summer

The summer months are a more relaxed time that you could use to brush up on life skills that get overlooked throughout the traditional school year. During the school year, we focused on basic educational standards. Reading, history, writing, and … Continue reading

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