Constitutional Literacy Visits Virginia!

HEAV convention attendees and their families have a rare opportunity to gain constitutional literacy, learn how today’s news issues square up with the Constitution, and identify the disparity between what the founders say and how our leaders govern today. Constitutional…

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Around the State – January 27, 2016

3.1 Homeschool Day 2016 – New Market – Registration Is Open Now 3.2 Chesterfield Christian Academy Open House – Chesterfield and Midlothian – February 12 3.3 Richmond Spirit Girls Soccer Registration – Mechanicsville – Deadline Is February 16 3.4 International…

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The Homeschool Classroom – January 27, 2016

PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN 2.1 Interactive Activities to Reinforce the Numbers 1 to 10 2.2 Poetry for Toddlers   2.1 Interactive Activities to Reinforce the Numbers 1 to 10 You can use these worksheets to reinforce number recognition, coloring, counting, base…

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Mom’s Corner – January 27, 2016

1.1 Article: “When Your Child Says No” 1.2 Article: “8 Genius Ideas for Your Homeschool” 1.3 Healthy Dinners for the New Year   1.1 Article: “When Your Child Says No” Young children can be self-willed and stubborn. How do you…

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February is Home Education Month in Virginia

Next month is Home Education Month in Virginia, and homeschoolers have a great opportunity to promote the benefits of homeschooling to families across the Commonwealth! In 2011, then-Governor Robert McDonnell declared February to be Virginia Home Education Month. In 2013,…

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Around the State – January 20, 2016

3.1 Homeschool High School Fastpitch Softball – Chester – Register Now Through February 29 3.2 Sully Historic Site Events – Chantilly – Various Dates 3.3 Homeschool Girls Spring Soccer Team Evaluations – Virginia Beach – February 1 3.4 Aspiring Scientists…

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The Homeschool Classroom – January 20, 2016

PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN 2.1 Journal Writing for Preschoolers 2.2 Playful Learning by Month   2.1 Journal Writing for Preschoolers Most everyone will agree journal-keeping is an excellent discipline. You can start your preschoolers out journaling and make writing a lifelong…

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Mom’s Corner – January 20, 2016

1.1 Article: “10 Prayers for Your Daughter” 1.2 DIY Bath Bombs 1.3 Movies, Documentaries, and Videos to Supplement Your Curriculum   1.1 Article: “10 Prayers for Your Daughter” They come into our lives needing so much, and so much of…

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Homeworks by Precept Giveaway!

Enter to win three JourneyForth devotional books for women from HomeWorks by Precept! We are so glad to welcome them to the 2016 Virginia Homeschool Convention. Be sure to visit their booth in June! a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Convention Planner by Little Learning Lovies

FREE Printable Convention Planner Excited about the 33rd Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention? Get this handy convention planner, compliments of Little Learning Lovies, to keep track of all your convention “to-dos!” Sign up to receive our weekly e-newsletter, and you’ll get…

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2016 Convention Giveaway

33rd Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention Giveaway! HEAV is giving away a full, family registration to the 33rd Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention, to be held June 9-11, 2016, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center! Registration includes all shopping (UCS & Exhibit…

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The Beauty of a Well-Told Story

Uncle Rick Audios from Character Concepts: A Review by Sandra Modersohn The kind people at Character Concepts sent us products free of charge in exchange for this review. This post may contain affiliate links. The Beauty of a Well-Told Story…

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Around the State – January 13, 2016

3.1 Barnes & Noble Educator Appreciation Days – Charlottesville & Other Locations – January 9-17 3.2 High School Symposium – Richmond – Register by January 17 3.3 Chrysler Museum Educator Open House – Norfolk – January 21 3.4 Homeschool Events…

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The Homeschool Classroom – January 13, 2016

PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN 2.1 Simple Winter Paintings 2.2 Article: “15 Chore Ideas for Four-Year-Olds”   2.1 Simple Winter Paintings These simple winter paintings use epsom salt to give the painted scene a little sparkle. You can use this craft idea…

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Mom’s Corner – January 13, 2016

1.1 Article: “The Desperate Need to Get It Right” 1.2 A Frustration-less Way to Help Your Children Clean Their Rooms 1.3 Raise Fiscally Smart Children   1.1 Article: “The Desperate Need to Get It Right” Sometimes it feels as though…

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Around the State – January 6, 2016

3.1 Volunteer with National Pro-Life Alliance at the March for Life – Washington, DC – Deadline Today January 6 3.2 Rock Climbing Open House for Homeschooling Families – Midlothian – Register by January 7 3.3 Homeschool Art Classes – Yorktown…

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The Homeschool Classroom – January 6, 2016

PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN 2.1 Experiment with Sound 2.2 Free Letter Printables   2.1 Experiment with Sound Children love to play and experiment, especially with sounds. You can use these ideas to encourage your preschooler’s curiosity. www.mymundaneandmiraculouslife.com/sound-experiments-preschoolers Experiment further with sound,…

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Mom’s Corner – January 6, 2016

1.1 Article: “Start Your Homeschool Fresh in the New Year” 1.2 Online Photoshop-like Photo Editor 1.3 Signs and Symptoms of Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia, and Dysgraphia   1.1 Article: “Start Your Homeschool Fresh in the  New Year” You may or may…

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Around the State – December 16, 2015

3.1 Programs at the Library – Chesterfield – In Progress 3.2 “Classes by Beth” Discounted Classes – Online – Begin January 11 3.3 Keep Prince William Beautiful Art Contest – Prince William – Deadline is February 1 3.4 HSLDA 2016…

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The Homeschool Classroom – December 16, 2015

PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN 2.1 Free Preschool Sight Word Game 2.2 Handprint and Footprint Crafts   2.1 Free Preschool Sight-Word Game You can give your pre-reader a little help to master sight words and have fun while doing it. Download the…

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Mom’s Corner – December 16, 2015

1.1 Article: “10 Free Christmas Gifts” 1.2 Institute for Excellence in Writing’s “Twelve Days of Christmas Giving 2015” 1.3 Activities for a Christ-Centered Christmas   1.1 Article: “10 Free Christmas Gifts” It’s easy for children to become distracted during the…

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Around the State – December 9, 2015

3.1 Homeschool Gymnastics Classes – Rockville – Registration Is Ongoing 3.2 Classical Conversations Mini-Homeschool Conference – Palmyra – Registration Deadline Is December 10 3.3 National History Bee – Online and at Multiple Venues – Registration Deadline Is December 18 3.4…

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The Homeschool Classroom – December 9, 2015

Preschool & Kindergarten 2.1 Imaginative Play 2.2 Name Writing Practice for Preschoolers   2.1 Imaginative Play Small children learn to express themselves verbally, learn to empathize with other people, and experiment with social and emotional roles when they engage in…

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Mom’s Corner – December 9, 2015

1.1 Article: “Tips for Homeschooling Through the Holidays” 1.2 Free Download from Peace Hill Press: Jim Weiss Reads “The Nativity Story” 1.3 Household Cleaning Hacks   1.1 Article: “Tips for Homeschooling Through the Holidays” The joy of the holiday season…

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Around the State – December 2, 2015

3.1 Colonial Christmas at Scotchtown – Beaverdam – December 12 & 13 3.2 Court End Christmas at the John Marshall House – Richmond – December 13 3.3 Such a Time Women’s Conference – Williamsburg – Best Price by December 31…

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The Homeschool Classroom – December 2, 2015

PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN 2.1 Advent Cards 2.2 Drinking Straw Activities for Preschoolers   2.1 Advent Cards Names in the Bible are very important, and the names of Jesus even more significant. It’s not too late to jump in and teach…

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Mom’s Corner – December 2, 2015

1.1 Article: “Altogether Joyful: Finding Joy in the Journey” 1.2 Christmas Cookie Recipes   1.1 Article: “Altogether Joyful: Finding Joy in the Journey” How many songs can you think of that contain the word “joy”? “Joy to the World,” “Christmas…

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Around the State – November 18, 2015

3.1 Seasonal Events at Henricus – Chester – some events require early registration 3.2 The Grand Illumination of Cape Henry Lighthouse – Virginia Beach – December 3 3.3 Christmas at Bacon’s Castle – Surry – December 5 3.4 Contest: “A…

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Homeschool Classroom – November 18, 2015

PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN 2.1 Lego Learning 2.2 Free Thanksgiving Printables   2.1 Lego Learning These 30 Lego activities teach letter recognition, math, reading, science, and more, and can help make learning fun. www.happinessishomemade.net/2014/06/20/lego-learning-activities/#_a5y_p=1868496 Back to top   2.2 Free Thanksgiving…

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