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Introducing Sonlight's New Kindergarten Program: Exploring American History

NEW FOR 2020Sonlight's Kindergarten Program: Exploring American HistoryAVAILABLE APRIL 1, 2020 For years the Sonlight team has thought about a kindergarten American history program for ages 5-6. But we couldn't find a quality textbook or spine (a book that runs through … Continue reading

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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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12 Unexpected Books for Presidents’ Day

For Presidents' Day, you probably want to expose your homeschoolers to the holiday in some fashion so they know it's more than merely a time for retailers to put appliances on sale! For younger children, you can do simple crafts … Continue reading

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What To Do If Your Child Hates Homeschool History

While all kids have their favorite school subjects, it's especially sad to me when kids say they hate history. Unfortunately, I understand how it can happen. I, too, used to despise history because the method I encountered in public school … Continue reading

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A Photo Tour of The Timeline Book & Tips for a Timeline Notebook

Busy moms trying to fit in all the subjects each day understandably look for places to cut corners, and the poor Timeline Book is one of those homeschool activities that sometimes finds itself on the chopping block. This post is … Continue reading

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Another Blog Party Winner!

The winner of the prize drawing for May's blog party is... Rebecca who blogs at The Moehrings!!! Congratulations, Rebecca! I hope you and your family enjoy your prize package. The next installment of our year-long Blog Party will be on June … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Facts

Memorial Day is far more than just a vacation holiday or a time to have a barbecue. It is the day Americans commemorate those who gave their lives while serving in our nation’s armed forces. The tribute dates to May … Continue reading

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