Easy Homemade Play Dough Recipe for Frugal Homeschool Fun!

easy homemade playdough

Last week we had a  perfect day to get a little messy and make homemade play dough. The homemade play dough recipe that I use is pretty much the classic version as you’ll see below. Homemade play dough is PERFECT for frugal homeschool fun! Plus, kids really feel like they’re accomplishing something cool and it’s a […]

20 Ways to NOT BLOW Your Homeschool Budget

20 Ways to NOT BLOW Your Homeschool Budget   This is a guest post from Alicia Kazsuk. She writes about living the beautifully imperfect homeschooling journey at VibrantHomeschooling.com. It’s so easy to overspend on a homeschool budget!   There’s just so many great curriculums! So many cool field trips and experiences! And before we know […]

What Makes a Good Homeschool Notebooking Page (with free printables)


Not all notebooking pages are created equal! Here’s a truth: workbooks/worksheets with pre-selected questions which can have only one answer are to learning what salt is to food–a little dab is welcome, but in larger amounts kills all taste and makes the meal horrible! I was brought up to believe that a good student studied […]

Using Little House on the Prairie in Your Homeschool

This post contains my referral link which helps support the work of this site. Here’s my full disclosure policy. Using Little House on the Prairie in Your Homeschool With the hustle and bustle of life, don’t we all wish to return to a simpler time? I know I do!  While we may not be able to change […]

FREE Video Tutorial: The Art of Organizing Using Free Containers


We know how much you homeschoolers love to save a buck! We think you’ll love this video tutorial on the art of organizing using free (and nearly free) containers by Sarah Mueller of Early Bird Mom. Organizing doesn’t have to be expensive!     Here is FHD’s large collection of free homeschool planning resources!

FREE Johnny Appleseed Homeschool Resource Unit

Do you know that John Chapman, also know as Johnny Appleseed, was born on Sept 26, 1774? That’s right his special day is just around the corner! Now you can spend some time learning all about him, and celebrate his birthday with some delicious recipes, crafts, and fun! Below is a list that I compiled […]