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Making Grammar Fun in Your Homeschool

Grammar and punctuation can be one of the most frustrating and tear-inducing subjects for students–and even teachers! If you’ve struggled

The Science of Germs: Fall Cleaning in Your Homeschool

by Megan Mora Fuentes As we head into the cozy fall season, schedules change, and your family starts to fall

Nature Unit Study for Fall: Mushrooms

As fall approaches and the temperatures cool, it’s the perfect time to take advantage of the nicer weather before it

Homeschool STEM: 6 Simple Machine Projects

by Megan Mora Fuentes Exploring the components and functions of simple machines is an excellent way to incorporate STEM into

Organization & Homeschool Space: Gearing Up For The Year

by Megan Mora Fuentes Believe it or not, summer has flown by, and it’s time to get excited about starting

5 Tips for Homeschooling Kindergarten

by Megan Mora Fuentes The beginning of the homeschool year is especially exciting–and nerve-wracking!–when you’re starting your child off on

Homeschooling an Only Child

Challenges of Homeschooling an Only Child by Megan Mora Fuentes When you think of a homeschooling family do you automatically

Creative Teaching: Puppets & Puppetry

by Megan Mora Fuentes The freedom to explore creative teaching and learning methods is one of the great benefits of

Hopping Along: Grasshoppers & Crickets Unit Study

by Megan Mora Fuentes July is the quintessential summer month, just full of lush greenery and hot weather, lit by

Ice Cream Unit Study

I Scream, You Scream: Ice Cream Unit Study by Megan Mora Fuentes A fun summer activity that engages the whole

Ocean Geography Unit Study | HEAV

Summer Geography: Oceans of the World We’re coming up on that time of the year when millions of people flock

Moon Unit Study

A more relaxed summer schedule can be a great time to introduce a moon unit study. You can spend time

Summer Unit Study

Summer Unit Study: Soda, Pop, or Coke? by Megan Mora Fuentes You can make a fun summer unit study out

Physical Education In Your Homeschool

One of the greatest things about homeschooling is being able to include the subjects that you find most important and

Water Science: Waterfalls

Waterfalls are some of the most beautiful and fascinating natural phenomena on our planet. They are mesmerizing in both their

Stuck On Homeschooling: Magnet Unit Study

Science unit studies are a lot of fun to create and do because they provide tons of opportunity for hands-on

Homeschooling with a Rubber Band

Who knew that you could create an entire homeschool unit study around one simple, hardworking, school supply? Rubber bands have

Celebrate Family In Your Homeschool

Homeschooling multiple kids together comes with its own unique set of benefits and challenges for the entire family–not the least

Homeschool Science: Let’s Go Fly a Kite!

Now that the blustery spring weather is upon us, we have the perfect sunny afternoons to go kite-flying–and slip in

Submarine Day Unit Study

There are a few different dates noted as “Submarine Day,” one of which is this Saturday, April 17. There seems

Homeschool Horticulture Unit Study

Springtime is the best time to study the growing things all around you. Plants in your backyard, flowers in your

Homeschool Entomology: Lucky Ladybugs

Entomology, the study of insects, is a fascinating topic for a homeschool unit study. Whether you explore a wide overview

It’s Moving Day: Animal Migration

by Megan Mora Fuentes You might have already noticed the flocks of birds moving through your hometown on their annual

Folk Heroes and Tall Tales

by Megan Mora Fuentes You can draw inspiration for your homeschool unit studies through a variety of historical events and

Natural Science: Why a Butterfly Matters

by Megan Mora Fuentes If you’ve been blessed with some warmer weather this past week, you’ve probably started looking for

Rainbow Unit Studies for Homeschool

by Megan Mora Fuentes Believe it or not, springtime is around the corner! A rainbow unit study is a great

Backyard Birding

by Megan Mora Fuentes Introduce a study on birds into your homeschool to explore concepts in science, art, conservation, and

5 Exciting Reasons to Homeschool

by Megan Mora Fuentes February is Home Education Month in Virginia, and it provides an excellent opportunity for homeschoolers to

Groundhog Day and Weather Prediction Folklore

Groundhog Day is celebrated each February 2 throughout the United States and Canada, and is a fun example of a

Homeschool Opposite Day Activities

by Megan Mora Fuentes Sometimes you can teach a lesson with some silly fun even better than with a serious