History & Geography

Around the World: Australia

(This post contains affiliate links.) Around the World: Australia To see where all our “spine” learning comes from during this unit, be sure to check out our main resources for the Around the World Studies. Inspirational Books The Pumpkin Runner Katy No-Pocket Possum Magic Are We There Yet? This is Australia About Marsupials: A Guide…

Around the World Series

Around the World Series

(This post contains affiliate links.) I’m so excited to share with you Eli’s elementary adventures around the world! Over the course of the year, I’ll share each of the country studies we do.  You will always be able to find an updated list of the posts in this category by clicking on this image in…

Brimwood Press Review

Brimwood Press Review

(I received the materials listed below in exchange for an honest review.  There are also affiliate links within this post.) From Start to Finish We have followed chronological four-year cycles of history from day one.  Even though we’ve read tons of living literature, made timelines, completed unit studies for each era, and more, I’ve always wondered…

Project-Based Learning: Posters

I’ve been telling you forever about the difference project-based learning has made in our homeschool.  It’s made such a difference, I even included an entire chapter on the subject in Homeschooling Gifted and Advanced Learners! I’ve given you project ideas in the past, but I thought it was high time to dive a little deeper…

Project-Based Learning: Real Life

Our kids eventually have to function in real life without our daily direction and help, right? To make the transition easier, allow your children to be involved in real life projects that involve situations to solve real life problems. The life preparation is fantastic, but I’ve found the motivation to actually complete such projects just as rewarding….