National Library Week

It is National Library Week and to celebrate, The Homeschool Classroom is focusing on reading, books, library skills, and research skills. Why not plan a trip to your local library and discover all the resources available to you and your…

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Around the State – March 29, 2017

2.1 The Marriage of Figaro – Williamsburg – April 19 2.2 Serve Lynchburg – Multiple Locations in Lynchburg – April 22 2.3 Peter Pan Musical Theater Camp – Rixeyville – June 1-17 2.4 Foundation for Economic Education Offers Free Online…

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The Homeschool Classroom – March 29, 2017

Proper nutrition and health studies are integral elements in a balanced homeschool curriculum. Your family’s health and well-being depend on the nutrition they get. As moms, we worry that they are not eating a balanced diet. In honor of national…

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The Homeschool Classroom – March 22, 2017

Homeschool Studies for Spring: Six Resources for Botany & Gardening Spring is here! And if you’re like most homeschooling families, you’re looking for ways to get outside and take advantage of the warmer days. Here are six resources that will…

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Around the State – March 22, 2017

2.1 A Child’s Guide to the Orchestra – Richmond – March 25 2.2 WETA Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest – Deadline Is May 1 2.3 Homeschool Day at Spy! – Washington, DC – May 1 2.4 Third Annual Great Education…

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The Homeschool Classroom – March 15, 2017

As the weather turns warmer–at least SOME of the time!–many homeschoolers seek to take advantage of the balmier days. What better way to do that than by making a family unit study on weather and water cycles–and maybe even some…

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Around the State – March 15, 2017

2.1 Barnum & Bailey Circus – Richmond – March 23-26 2.2 Montpelier Homeschool Day – Orange – April 3 2.3 Bill of Rights Institute Teacher Seminars – Washington, DC – Registration Deadline Is Today, March 15 2.4 Bill of Rights Institute…

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Fun Music Ministry Opportunity!

Volunteer Musicians Wanted HEAV invites you to come and play background music at the 34th Annual HEAV Homeschool Convention! We are looking for experienced musicians to fill the registration lobby with refreshing music throughout the day on Friday and Saturday….

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Around the State – March 8, 2017

2.1 Time Travelers: A Free Weekend of Richmond History – Various Locations – March 11 & 12 2.2 Homeschool 101 – Midlothian – Registration Deadline Is March 30 2.1 Time Travelers: A Free Weekend of Richmond History – Various Locations…

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Around the State – March 1, 2017

2.1 President Madison Birthday Celebration – King George – March 5 2.2 Threshold Youth & Young Adult Conference – Fredericksburg – April 1 2.3 Fire Safety Education – Chesterfield County   2.1 President Madison Birthday Celebration – King George –…

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The Homeschool Classroom – March 1, 2017

1.1 Article: “How to Overcome Homeschool Insecurity” 1.2 Five Mathematics Websites 1.3 Picture Books for Preschool Math 1.4 Alternatives to Math Worksheets 1.5 Math Games   1.1 Article: “How to Overcome Homeschool Insecurity” Taking on the responsibility for your child’s…

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Around the State – February 22, 2017

2.1 Is Genesis History? Documentary – Richmond – February 23 2.2 Hiding Place Ballet – Harrisonburg – March 4 2.3 Two Harriets: A Conversation Between Harriet Tubman and Harriet Beecher Stowe Theatrical Performance – Richmond – March 24 & 25…

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The Homeschool Classroom – February 22, 2017

1.1 Article: “The Art of Womanliness” 1.2 Lies Believed by the Homeschool Perfectionist 1.3 Hands-on Weather Activities 1.4 One-Year American History Class 1.5 Statistics Resources   1.1 Article: “The Art of Womanliness” There is no shortage of articles written about biblical womanhood….

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Special Needs at the Convention

There’s something for everyone at the HEAV 34th Annual Virginia Homeschool Convention (June 8-10)–and at this month’s Facebook party, we’re focusing on parents of children with special needs. The Exhibit Hall, a one-stop resource for curricula, books, games, puzzles, DVDs,…

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Mom’s Corner – February 15, 2017

1.1 Article: “The Pleasure of Praising Others” 1.2 Wintertime Reading 1.3 Creative Chore Charts for Children   1.1 Article: “The Pleasure of Praising Others” Sometimes we refrain from telling others we appreciate them because doing so seems fake and flat,…

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Around the State – February 15, 2017

3.1 Dislecksia: The Movie – Norfolk – February 25 3.2 Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Side-by-Side Concert with Richmond Symphony – Richmond – February 26 3.3 Young Women’s Leadership Retreat – Ashland – Priority Consideration for Applications Received by March 1…

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The Homeschool Classroom – February 15, 2017

PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN 2.1 Winter Color-by-Numbers 2.2 Color-by-Letter Worksheets   2.1 Winter Color-by-Numbers  Kindergarteners can practice number recognition and writing skills with these adorable winter color by numbers worksheets. www.itsybitsyfun.com/winter-color-by-numbers.html Back to top   2.2 Color-by-Letter Worksheets Color–by–letter worksheets can…

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Around the State – February 8, 2017

3.1 Black History Heroes, Soldiers, and Spies – North Chesterfield – February 11, Pre-registration Required 3.2 Meet Dr. King – Richmond – February 11, Pre-registration Required 3.3 Society of Women Engineers Richmond Section Scholarship – Application Deadline Is March 1…

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Mom’s Corner – February 8, 2017

1.1 Article: “How Can You Improve Your Marriage in 2017?” 1.2 Family Emergency Binder 1.3 12 Habits of Highly Productive People   1.1 Article: “How Can You Improve Your Marriage in 2017?” Whether you have a great marriage or a…

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The Homeschool Classroom – February 8, 2017

PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN 2.1 Deconstructed Valentines 2.2 Rhyme Time Game Boards   2.1 Deconstructed Valentines  When doing crafts with preschoolers, the process is what matters. At least that’s what Rachelle Doorley, author of the Tinker Lab blog, discovered when she…

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Mom’s Corner – February 1, 2017

1.1 Article: “Have You Ever Been Alone with God?” 1.2 Celebrate Black History Month with Field Trips 1.3 Brain Breaks   1.1 Article: “Have You Ever Been Alone with God?” My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers is a…

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Around the State – February 1, 2017

3.1 Become a 2017 General Assembly Page – Richmond – Through February 24 3.2 Homeschool Family Indoor Rock Climbing Open House – Midlothian – Registration Deadline Is February 3 3.3 Henricus Homeschool Day – Chester – Registration Deadline Is February…

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The Homeschool Classroom – February 1, 2017

PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN 2.1 Exploring Light and Prisms 2.2 Learn About the Seasons with Electronic Stickers     2.1 Exploring Light and Prisms Rainbows fascinate most children. You can capitalize on their interest and explore light and prisms by using…

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Mom’s Corner – January 25, 2017

1.1 Article: “Celebrating When Life Doesn’t Go as Planned” 1.2 Free Entrance to National Parks in 2017 1.3 Old–Fashioned Ways to Bond with Your Spouse   1.1 Article: “Celebrating When Life Doesn’t Go as Planned” I suspect the need to make…

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The Homeschool Classroom – January 25, 2017

PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN 2.1 Teaching Scissor Skills to Preschoolers 2.2 Discovering the Five Senses with Popcorn   2.1 Teaching Scissor Skills to Preschoolers Small children have a natural curiosity to try things they see their older siblings and parents doing….

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Around the State – January 25, 2017

3.1 Black History Month Celebration – “Community” Exhibit – Richmond – January 27 through February 24 3.2 Old Coast Guard Station Museum Homeschool Days – Virginia Beach – Registration Deadline Is February 6 3.3 Foster Parent Orientation – Chester –…

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IEW Gift Certificate Giveaway!

Win a $50 gift certificates for the Institute for Excellence in Writing, an award-winning approach to teaching students how to write well, think clearly, and communicate effectively! Enter below or a chance to win! Andrew Pudewa is a convention favorite…

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$50 Gift Card by Nancy Manos!

Nancy Manos, special speaker at the  “LeaderLife!” Virginia homeschool leadership conference and the executive director of Arizona Families for Home Education, is giving away a $50 Amazon gift card! Enter below for a chance to win, and be sure to…

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Around the State – January 18, 2016

3.1 Educator Open House – Norfolk – January 19 3.2 Ordinary Times: Life in Colonial Lanesville – Sterling – February 25 3.3 Richmond Symphony Discovery Concerts – Richmond – Registration Deadline Is March 9   3.1 Educator Open House – Norfolk – January…

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