Category Archives: Enrichment

Afterschooling, Funschooling, and Electives

Christmas Cookie Collection: Almond Shortbread

History tells us that shortbread finds its roots in the 12th century. Legend has it that Scottish chefs baked shortbread in the dark and dreary winters and put slits in the cookies to represent the rays of the sun. Fast-forward … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookie Collection: Gingerbread Cutouts

Legend tells us that the first gingerbread men were created at the request of Queen Elizabeth I. She asked her bakers to mold pastry into shapes of her favorite courtiers and gave them to VIPs who came to visit during … 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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42 Homeschool Field Trip Ideas + Planning Tips & Printable Log

Are you looking to get out of the field trip rut of zoo and science museum? This article has unique field trip ideas to add zest back into your day trips!  Not sure how to get started with field trips … 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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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 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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