An Easy Way to Include Art in Your Homeschool
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An Easy Way to Include Art in Your Homeschool

It can be hard to get the basic subjects done each day in our homeschools! I’ve been homeschooling for 19 years, and I think every single year I feel like I’ve left out something important. Art is one of those subjects. And I know I’m not the only one! I’ve heard from so many moms…

Homeschool Curriculum Based on Learning Style
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Homeschool Curriculum Based on Learning Style

Homeschooling can be so much easier and so much more fun when we’re able to choose the right curriculum for our students! Years ago there wasn’t much available to homeschoolers as far as curriculum. We had to do the best we could with what was available. Now the opposite is true! There’s so much available…

Homeschool Curriculum for Visual Learners
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Homeschool Curriculum for Visual Learners

We’ve talked previously about determining your child’s learning style to help narrow down your options for curriculum. There are so many options available these days that it can be difficult to choose! This article addresses the visual learning style and suggests curriculum options that might be a good fit for your visual learner(s). Children who are…

Preventing Homeschool Burnout
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Preventing Homeschool Burnout

Let’s talk some more about homeschool burnout. (If you missed my first article earlier this month, you can read it here.) I’m Wendy, co-owner of the Hip Homeschool Moms site, and I’ve been homeschooling for 19 years. I’ve definitely felt burned out a few times, but I’ve learned some strategies and ideas for preventing burnout…

Your Child Can Learn to Read in Just 4 Weeks!
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Your Child Can Learn to Read in Just 4 Weeks!

I talk to so many moms who are interested in homeschooling but who are worried that they won’t be able to teach their children to read. In fact, many moms who are already homeschooling worry that they’re not doing a good job teaching their children to read or that their children will never be good…

Nature Ideas for Kids: Take the Fun and Learning Outside
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Nature Ideas for Kids: Take the Fun and Learning Outside

Play is so important! Childhood play and development go hand-in-hand. Play helps children learn more about the world around them and how to interact with other people of different ages. In this post, we will take this childhood play outside! Keep reading to find lots of nature ideas for kids! When it comes to childhood…

Preschool Math with Counting Bears {Free Printable!}
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Preschool Math with Counting Bears {Free Printable!}

I hope you and your family can use this Counting Bears Printable in your home.  Math manipulatives are a valuable learning tool for children of preschool age on up through elementary and middle school! Number sense is a vital skill for young children to learn.  They learn mathematics through counting, taking away, adding, and counting…