Category Archives: Enrichment

Afterschooling, Funschooling, and Electives

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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The Ultimate Summer Bucket List of Life Skills for Homeschoolers

Parents needs summer vacation as much as their children! It's a time to relax and recover. But summer days are also a great time to squeeze in topics that might be neglected during the homeschool year—like life skills! Homeschoolers joke … Continue reading

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Summer Camp at Home: A DIY Guide for Homeschoolers

Do you want to enrich and refresh your child this summer? Many families in my hometown turn to day camps—from Computer Programming Camp to Ninja Warrior Camp—as a way to fill their children’s summer days with fun and learning. I’ve … Continue reading

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4 Field Trips You Haven't Taken (& How To Tie Them to Sonlight)

We all know the best part of homeschooling is being able to open our front door use our community as a classroom. And we know that the best part of being a Sonlight family is the rich reading experiences we … Continue reading

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