Filmmaking with the Force: George Lucas Unit Study

Filmmaking with the Force: George Lucas Unit Study

Do your kids love all things Star Wars? If so, it’s time to bring the Force to your homeschool through a George Lucas Unit Study. (Post contains affiliate links; see disclosure for details.) George Lucas and his legacy have been longtime dinner conversation topics in my home. My husband is[Read more]

Back to School 2016: All About Art Giveway

I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite things about getting back-to-homeschool is having a well-stocked homeschool.  And, while most of us are good about stocking up on paper, notebooks, and pencils, we often forget to include art supplies in our shopping. That’s a good excuse for a giveaway, right?[Read more]

J.K. Rowling Unit Study with Free Printable Pack

J.K. Rowling Unit Study Resources

I remember reading the Harry Potter books for the first time and thinking of how special it would be to one day share the story with my kids.  That day finally arrived, leaving us all obsessed with The Boy Who Lived and wanting to learn all we can about the author[Read more]

Using Fish Toys for Early Learning

Using Fish Toys for Early Learning

Don’t you love it when fun leads to learning?  My latest experience with this has come in the form of fish toys.  Did I start off the school year with this in our lesson plans? Eh, not really, but when the kiddos want to know more, I’m happy to oblige. (I[Read more]

Homeschool Curriclum Planning (+ Planning Printable)

Planning Next Year's Homeschool Curriculum

Looking ahead to a new year of homeschooling is always exciting for me.  I might be in the minority, but gathering all of my homeschool catalogs and reading curriculum reviews is my idea of a great Friday night. (Don’t make fun!)  I enjoy the process of researching materials and curriculum[Read more]

DIY Canvas Art (+ A Sweet Giveaway!)

DIY Canvas Art (Plus an awesome Canvas Factory Giveaway)

I’ve always enjoyed the idea of art, but I’ve never felt like I could actually create my own.  Until recently, that is.  Despite the fact that I used to believe that art was something that was only for “real artists,” I’ve been jumping in and creating anyway. That’s left me[Read more]