Uncategorized

How to Homeschool History Using Literature with BookShark

BookShark World History contains an amazing collection of living history books.

When it comes time to planning a homeschool year, ideally, I prefer to homeschool history using literature. Literature-based history draws us into historical time periods through people, their lives, and their relationships. Well-chosen books contain stories that connect us deeply to the events and people in history. For our homeschool family, this is much preferable …

How to Homeschool History Using Literature with BookShark Read More »

How to Introduce Your Kids to Shakespeare by Playing with Words

Shakespeare with Kids can be fun when you start with his language.

Reading Shakespeare with kids can be fun. Yes. I said FUN. Shakespeare was a master wordsmith and his creative use of language is a fantastic way to introduce your kids to The Bard. From his creative words that we still use today to his amazing insults, reading Shakespeare can be a ton of fun and …

How to Introduce Your Kids to Shakespeare by Playing with Words Read More »

Fantastic Ideas for Christmas Homeschooling with Teens

Ideas for christmas homeschooling with teens

Celebrating Christmas in our homeschool has always been a fantastic time. We have enjoyed fun Christmas homeschooling memories for years, but now that the kids have entered the teen years, it is a little different. My kids have schedules and responsibilities outside of our home in a way that they didn’t when they were little, …

Fantastic Ideas for Christmas Homeschooling with Teens Read More »