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Getting the Most Out of the Sonlight Bible Reading Plan

The Bible reading portion in Sonlight's History / Bible / Literature programs is one of our favorite parts of the day. I particularly appreciate how the assignments are listed at the very top of the Instructor’s Guide, a simple reminder … Continue reading

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163 Sonlight Superlatives: The Best Books from Preschool to Level J

Sonlight is all about great books—biographies, novels, non-fiction, poetry anthologies, picture books, and reference volumes. Each book is carefully chosen and has to pass Sarita's Seven-Part Test: Real/realistic characters Solid character development Content that adds to the reader's cultural literacy. … Continue reading

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What Makes Sonlight a Christian Homeschool Curriculum?

Ony (age 12), captivated by a biography"We enjoy reading biographies of missionaries and real people who are advancing the kingdom of God. It is inspiring, and as a mission-minded family, Sonlight helps us instill that love for missions and that … Continue reading

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No More Skipping or Forgetting Timeline and Mapping Activities

"Already they are making connections when we add new stickers and they notice what else is already on the page!" —Cynthia H. of Champaign, IL "One of our favorite parts of Sonlight curriculum is using the maps. I am a … Continue reading

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How to Make a Mid-Year Switch to Homeschooling with Sonlight

#SONLIGHTSTORIES "After two years of using a computer/video-based curriculum, something wasn’t working for us. The program left no space for fun, exploring, or developing my little one's interests. Most of all, our relationship began to suffer. Our homeschool day consisted … Continue reading

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Charlotte Mason's Ways Applied to a Modern Sonlight Homeschool

Charlotte Mason was a school teacher in England during the late 1800s. Her dissatisfaction with the education practices of her day impelled her to devise a new method of teaching that would provide a broad curriculum to all her students, … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Homeschool Curriculum

"Sonlight's Instructor's Guides, ready-made science kits, and everything in one box has made it so much easier than I ever imagined to teach my children. You can't go wrong when choosing to go with an All-Subjects Package from Sonlight!" -Becky … Continue reading

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