Raising chickens and the art of project-based learning

Raising chickens and the art of project-based learning

Contributor Amida is currently obsessed with chickens and often blogs about them at Journey Into Unschooling.  This summer, I decided to ditch the school work and focus on a more natural learning style, allowing our interest to dictate which … [Continue reading]

Play is a child’s work

Play is a child's work

The following is a guest post by Rachel Turiel of 6512 and growing. Factoids abound on the benefits of play. Entire books have been written on the subject. Play develops children’s fine and gross motor skills, communication, collaboration, … [Continue reading]

Teaching kids to bake: The results

teaching baking to kids- the results

Jamie Martin, editor of Simple Homeschool, also blogs about motherhood at Steady Mom Last autumn I shared in detail about how and why I started formal baking lessons as part of our homeschool. If you missed the post, here's a brief recap: Each … [Continue reading]

Weekend links

weekend links

This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for your support of this site! How can you say no to kisses from your brothers?! Beyond "I'm sorry": Teaching empathy through...empathy :: From contributor Kari Patterson of Sacred Mundane When … [Continue reading]

Giveaway: $300+ curriculum package from Oak Meadow (2 winners!)


This giveaway has ended; thanks for your interest! Welcome to the fifth and final giveaway in this week's Back to Homeschool Giveaway Week, sponsored by Oak Meadow: From Deb Holman of Oak Meadow: Explore. Experiment. Dream. Liberate Your … [Continue reading]

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