Category Archives: Enrichment

Afterschooling, Funschooling, and Electives

Meaningful Lent and Easter Books for Kids

Easter is a time to reflect on the sorrow of Christ's death and the joy that comes with His Resurrection. As a homeschooler, you have the blessing of flexibility in your school schedule, and you may choose to set aside … 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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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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