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Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire: Hands-on Craft Tutorial

When your history studies take you to the Holy Roman Empire, add this hands-on project to your homeschool lessons for an added bit of fun and open-ended creativity! First request your free template and guide by submitting the form below. … 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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Eating Your Curriculum: 3 Ways to Devour History and Geography

Lots of homeschooling families find that the dining table is an integral part of their learning experience. In many homes you’ll see a kitchen table covered with Instructor’s Guides, great literature, and math books for the bulk of the day. … Continue reading

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Build a Working Arm Muscle: A Science Activity Tutorial

An observational approach is terrific for nature study, but doesn’t quite do the trick when it comes to anatomy, does it? It can be challenging to adequately teach about muscles and bones, when all the moving parts all hidden away … Continue reading

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Winners of Sonlight’s Hands-on Project Contest

We put out a call to our craftiest Sonlighters for hands-on project ideas for new History Project Kits, and you answered … in droves. While we received many outstanding project ideas, we are thrilled to announce these twenty winners whose … Continue reading

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Hands-On Ideas for Studying Scripture

As Christian parents, the word of God is one of the most precious gifts we can give our children. And when we help our kids commit the word of God to memory, we’re giving them a life-affirming treasure they’ll carry … Continue reading

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Fast and Easy Extension Ideas for The Boxcar Children

The Boxcar Children has always been a family favorite. We’re glad Sonlight includes this simple, heartwarming adventure in its Kindergarten program (also in History / Bible / Literature A). Expensive, complicated projects that require a lot of prep work or cost a … Continue reading

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