Children were wired to create! We simply need to provide our children space, tools, and freedom to express their creativity. These practical suggestions will help you let go of preconceived notions of what art lessons should be so you can allow your child’s inner artist to shine through. Start enriching your homeschool by adding art in these simple and fun ways.
You don’t have to be afraid to add poetry to your homeschool! It can be fun and enjoyable for the whole family. Join Crystin Morris and me as we share what poetry looks like in our homeschools. This episode is full of practical tips about how you can add poetry and recitation to your homeschool in as little as five minutes a day!
Adding literature to your homeschool can be quite a balancing act. Some children are reluctant readers while others love to read but only want to read books of their choosing. Regardless of whether your child is a bookworm or a reluctant reader, you can add more literature to your homeschool, (re)capture the joy of reading, and spice up literary studies in your homeschool.
Are you looking for a way to bring joy back to your homeschool? I love how Dachelle finds her joy by adding a little enchantment to their homeschool routine. And she does it in a way that the whole family enjoys and doesn’t overwhelm their schedule. As she said, “Enchantment does not happen every day. It is rare. It’s a little surprise of happiness and brings you joy.”
Our homeschool today looks very different than it did when my daughter started kindergarten! Gone are the days of playing with playdough and math counters. Now our days are filled with Algebra and essays. Each year required a slightly different approach as my daughter matured. High school required the biggest change of all. Our homeschool looks very different than it did when my daughter started kindergarten! Here’s a look at how high school changed our homeschool.
I was nervous about moving into the high school years of my daughter’s educational journey. I was overwhelmed and didn’t know where to start. As I read books and talked with other homeschool moms, I discovered two principles that helped me relax, enjoy this new stage, and homeschool high school with confidence.