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History of Labor Day for Kids

Do you know the history of Labor day? It is more than “unofficial end of summer”. It is a tribute to the contributions of workers that have made our country so great! Peter J McGuire, A Carpenter and labor union leader came up with the idea in 1882 in New York City. However, some people…

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Monsoons

monsoons

My kids LOVE anything that has to do with weather. So, we had to learn something about Arizona weather today! Weather.Gov has great information about about Basic Monsoon Information: It runs from June 15-September 30th Gives 50% of the annual precipitation during monsoon Here is more information for Monsoon Facts for Kids Teachers Pay Teachers-Monsoons-8-12th…

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Homeschooling Children With Special Needs

homeschooling a child with special needs

Homeschooling with Special Needs is absolutely possible. I am not a mother to a special needs child, so I cannot speak from personal experience. However, I have worked with many children with special needs through my early elementary school training and in our social circles. And, there are many parents who also homeschool children with…

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Bees!

Bees

Sometimes my kids ask me a question and I do not know the answer. It is rare, of course ( HA Ha), but I want to find out more information for them. And, usually for myself too. My youngest, Dimples, asked me how Bees make honey. I sort of knew how, but not really. I…

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Science Programs

National Geographic Check out different facts, competitions, kids club, and games Science Fun. Org Science experiments, jokes, and trivia Outschool.com Different online classes and camps that fit your child’s interest. Chemistry, biology, zoology, physics, astronomy, anatomy, marine biology, psychology HomeScienceTools Science Curriculum Kits Homeschool science curriculum and kits for home, co-op or school. Chemistry, biology,…

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Free Worksheets and Learning Materials

If you are thinking about starting out on the homeschooling journey, you may be looking at your wallet, hoping for some Free Worksheets and learning materials. Luckily, there are many places to find completely free worksheets and learning materials for kids, if you know where and how to search! Make sure you check out our…

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Writing-Prompts, Books and Online Programs

Writing Programs and Prompts

I really like to get my kids to write about things that they are interested in, but sometimes, it is really difficult to come up with ideas of my own. Make sure you also check out our post about online math programs and online English Language Art Programs as well! I bought my kids a…

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Online Courses for ELA

I remember when school work used to be “reading, writing and arithmetic” and then in about 6th grade, it turned into “Language Arts”. But, we have a great list of Online Courses for ELA for your kids. So, if you are looking for online programs for your children to help them get better at reading…

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Online Math Courses for Kids

online math programs

Are you looking for some places to have your child learn math? These sites can provide some supplemental math or could be the basis for your child’s education! Check out our online English Language Arts and Writing Programs too! Mathseeds.com Part of Readingeggs.com, this is good for kids 3-9 years old. It can be used…

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Tips for the New Homeschooler

Make sure you check out our post “Are you Thinking About Homeschooling?” It will give you all the information on how to register! As a new homeschooler, it can be overwhelming to start. This time in America is truly one of the craziest. When I started homeschooling, there were plenty of ways to meet people…

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Preschooling at Home

Check out our pins for preschool! If you are wondering how to do Preschool at home in this season of life, I have great news-it is totally possible. As a mom of three kids, I have done preschool for my kids at home successfully. We have had our oldest and youngest at preschool at one…

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What is a Co-Op and Do I Need to Be Part of One?

Are you thinking about homeschooling this year? You may have heard the term “Co-Op” and have jumped on board with that and thought “I have to do this”. It might be for a few reasons, and I am going to jump into your head right now and make some assumptions. Yes, I know what assumptions…

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Homeschooling in Arizona-Frequently Asked Questions

I know many people are asking some questions about homeschooling and there are a lot of unknowns for this upcoming year. If you haven’t already checked out my post “Are you thinking about homeschooling in Arizona?”, I suggest starting there. After you read that, you may still have some questions. There is a difference between…

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