How to Make Corn Husk Dolls (with Free Printable Instructions)
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How to Make Corn Husk Dolls (with Free Printable Instructions)

Corn husk dolls are one of the earliest known play items in the Americas. Native American children played with them long before the first pilgrims arrived to these shores. When early American colonists settled here, the Native Americans helped them survive by introducing them to corn and its many uses.  Among these uses, colonial children…

Confessions of a History Buff: 4 Important Do’s and Don’ts When Teaching History
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Confessions of a History Buff: 4 Important Do’s and Don’ts When Teaching History

I’m Jaron Pak, and I have a confession to make. I. Love. History. Like, I crave it 24/7. I can’t get enough of it. To give you an idea of how all-encompassing this obsession is, I spend all day researching and writing history curriculum, and then in my spare time, well… just as an example,…

In 1776 Thomas Paine Publishes Common Sense On this Day
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In 1776 Thomas Paine Publishes Common Sense On this Day

In 1776 Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense on this day. This pamphlet presented his arguments in favor of American independence. He openly challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy. Paine wrote this pamphlet in very plain language – especially to reach the common man. This pamphlet was the first to publicly ask…

Massive List of Homeschool High School History Curriculum Options
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Massive List of Homeschool High School History Curriculum Options

One of the benefits of homeschooling high school (or homeschooling in general) for that matter, is the freedom to choose what and how your children will learn something. One of the ways to teach a subject is through a given curriculum. Through our years of homeschooling, I have come across many homeschool high school history…

Tapestry of Grace Primer Review
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Tapestry of Grace Primer Review

When it comes to my pre-reading kids and planning homeschool curriculum, I never put geography and church history on my radar as subjects to worry about. At all. My focus: teach them to read, write, and count to 100. If I hadn’t been introduced to the Tapestry of Grace Primer curriculum, that’s exactly what we would…

Do You Struggle with Finding the Right History Curriculum for Your Homeschool? 
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Do You Struggle with Finding the Right History Curriculum for Your Homeschool? 

Do you struggle with finding the right history curriculum for your homeschool? Looking for pre-made lesson plans that are flexible, literature-based, yet incorporate hands-on learning AND cover a range of grades?  Look no further than Tapestry of Grace! Tapestry of Grace is a K-12 comprehensive curriculum that includes history, literature, grammar, writing, Biblical worldview and…