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Fun Spelling and Vocabulary Activities
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Fun Spelling and Vocabulary Activities

Can you teach spelling and vocabulary in a fun way, without the lists and rote memorization? Yes! There are so many fun spelling and vocabulary activities you can add into your homeschool (or do after school with your…

Seven Ways to use Books as Homeschool Curriculum
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Seven Ways to use Books as Homeschool Curriculum

One of the lies that a lot of homeschool parents believe is that they need to purchase a curriculum to teach a subject. While curriculum can be a helpful tool, it definitely isn’t always a necessary one! I’m…

How to Homeschool Kindergarten: our favorite materials, curriculum, and methods

How to Homeschool Kindergarten: our favorite materials, curriculum, and methods

My fifth child is starting his kindergarten homeschool year, and this is honestly one of my favorite ages! They are excited about learning, and everything they do is bathed in curiosity and wonder. I love this age so…

Teach Your Teen Writing
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Teach Your Teen Writing

Homeschooling middle and high school doesn’t need to be scary! If you ask me, it’s actually really fun. :) But you don’t need to feel guilty for outsourcing some of it. There are many resources, online programs, and…

Earth Day Books for Kids and a Free Printable!

Earth Day Books for Kids and a Free Printable!

Teaching kids to care for the earth is an important part of our responsibility as parents and educators. Caring for the living things on our planet is about more than just recycling, but about stewarding the gifts we’ve…

Resources for Teaching about U.S. Presidents
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Resources for Teaching about U.S. Presidents

My kids and I have been studying the U.S. Presidents in our homeschool (which is a pretty common thing around Presidents’ Day ;) and I thought it would be helpful to round up the resources that we’ve been…

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CYH: 10 Tips for Teaching Math when your kids are Struggling

**This post is part of the Cultivate Your Home Community. To read the full post, please join our monthly membership for access to this and other content** How can you engage your child in math… Whoops! It looks…

Must Have School Supplies for Homeschoolers

Must Have School Supplies for Homeschoolers

Whether your kiddos go to school in a public school, do virtual school, or are homeschooling… all kids need school supplies! Now you could fill your homeschool room with thousands of dollars worth of supplies and materials, or…