secular homeschooling resources

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Acronyms for the Online Homeschooler

If you’re like most homeschoolers, you spend a lot of time online. You’re either searching for printables, looking for curriculum ideas or getting support from other like-minded families. Spending time on message boards or Facebook groups, you’ll quickly notice a...

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Ancient Egyptian Timeline Printables

We just finished using these in our Ancient Egypt unit and thought to pass them along. It’s a 6-page long timeline that you print and can tape together. It runs from 3,000 BC to 100 BC, basically covering the usual...

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Minecraft Handwriting Pages

Since we are just starting homeschooling, it’s not a popular idea just yet that we do school-work through the summer. My daughter was expecting a break and she’s not going to let that go. So I’m keeping our summer schooling...

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Teaching Textbooks – A Review

My daughter isn’t strong in math, so we’re trying Teaching Textbooks for the rest of this year. So far, we’ve loved it and we’ll continue for her grade 7 coming up. I’m giving my review of the product but should...

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Norse Mythology Lapbook

For any mythology study or units on Vikings, this Norse lapbook is a fun project to look at Deities, myths and even a little runes thrown in. There are 8 pages in total, with 8 Gods and Goddesses, a piece...

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Introduction to Haiku Poetry

We love haiku around here. It’s a great place to introduce kids to poetry that’s quick and simple, though it can take some thought to work out the lines just right. They’re a nice option for homeschool creative writing that...

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Uses for an Old Globe

Not sure how helpful this will be for most people but we have an old globe in the house, and besides making the homeschool room look educational, I got to thinking about the various uses it can still be put...

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Monthly Subscription Kits

Even in today’s electronic world, we all love the thrill of getting mail (real mail). Add in the excitement of crafts or science experiments, and you’ve got some homeschooling gold. The idea of educational monthly subscription kits is really popular...