Did you have forts when you were growing up? My brother and I spent hours building and playing in our many forts of various shapes and sizes. We loved having a fun place to retreat that belonged to us alone. This Cave of Wonders can be just that for your children. But you […]
Learning photography can be a long process, but don’t let that stop you from starting. Photography is rewarding. Whether your student becomes a professional photographer or simply uses what they learn to document family life, the photographs taken will surely become family treasures. The following post is a round-up of free resources for learning photography. […]
How to Make a Paper-Bag Kite Did you know that April is National Kite Month? You know what that means, it is time for a fun homeschool handiwork craft! Making a kite can be frugal or expensive. We’re gonna go with frugal because my mama raised me right. Let’s get started on your own DIY […]
Kick That Cold with Inexpensive and Natural Remedies Tis the season for the common cold. The annoyance that comes from coughing and sneezing your way through holiday festivities is enough to make anyone want to curl up under a blanket and hibernate. But, this year, why not try some inexpensive natural remedies to alleviate your […]
Hodgepodge has just released a Free American Flag Chalk Pastel Art Tutorial. If pastels are a medium that you’d like to teach the kids there are also 50 Free Art Tutorials on the site. Here are additional homeschool art resources!
This is a free pastel art tutorial by Tricia from HodgePodge. Free Pastel Art Tutorial This is a very easy pastel to paint! It can be done successfully by even the youngest student because it is comprised of mostly circles! Start your painting by drawing two separate bunches of grapes. Grapes usually start out […]
Puzzles! We are a puzzle-loving family. We have oodles of them, everywhere. We recently even hosted a puzzle party and invited 23 of our cousins. Yes, we are a nutty puzzle family. But there is great value to working puzzles with your children. Puzzles help with problem solving, spatial reasoning, fine motor skills and […]