Mud Bricks for Kids While stone building was reserved for monuments and other places the ancient Egyptians wanted to be sure would lasted forever, basic buildings like homes, tombs, palaces, or even just protective walls in Ancient Egypt were constructed of brick. Prior to brick making, soil was … [Read More...] about Hands-on Ancient Egypt: Israelite Mud Bricks for Kids
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It's hard to believe that we still have to deal with homeschool naysayers, but they're out there, aren't they? The truth is, there will always be critics no matter what you do, and if you're a homeschooling family. Lucky you! You’ve probably had to handle homeschool naysayers at one point or … [Read More...] about 100 Ways to Silence the Homeschool Naysayers (Maybe!)
Most homeschool moms have a deep love of reading and hope that their children will in turn become voracious readers. While it's true that many will, not all of them do. Some just never get into the reading habit or would prefer other activities. So what do you do when your child doesn't fall in love … [Read More...] about 6 Tricks for the Kid That’s NOT in Love with Reading!
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I have the 2019 Year Round Homeschool Planning form and I named this color scheme Plateau. Long range planning is key to sticking to homeschool, so I know you’ll love getting this planning form early. Don't be put off by my form name of year round homeschool even if you don't homeschool year round. … [Read More...] about Free 2019 Year Round Homeschool Planning Form
Whether to grade papers or not for your kids can be quite easy to decide. If it causes unnecessary stress or increased motivation for your kids, you know. However, how to grade hands-on homeschool activities and projects fits into another category. If you use unit studies which is mastery-based … [Read More...] about How to Grade Hands-on Homeschool Activities and Projects (Free Rubric for Grading)