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One of the projects in our Spring Bs homeschool unit is to make colorful coffee filter butterflies. Whether you are following are unit or not, your young crafters will enjoy playing with colors while dying the coffee filter butterfly wings. You can make just a couple of coffee filter butterfliesRead More →

  Here is the Overview Schedule for the State Studies Unit 2. The quizzes and journal pages will be available shortly. I plan to have them all done by the end of July. I will be posting the directions for the crafts over the next few weeks. Enjoy! Week 10:Read More →

State Studies :: Elementary School (8-10 years old) Coming Spring 2014: State Studies, a new homeschool guide dedicated to learning about the 50 United States. Like our Seasonal units, this Free Homeschool Curriculum includes art projects, literature, journaling, recipes, picture studies, and more. We are sharing this free homeschool curriculumRead More →

Creative Commons Photo available here Throughout the Pennsylvania countryside, you will notice round designs painted on the sides of barns. These Barn Stars or Hex Signs became popular as paint became more affordable in the mid-1800s. The meaning of these signs is unclear, some say they were used as symbolsRead More →

This week as part of our State Studies Unit, our art project was to recreate the salt glazed pottery, commonly found in the New England and Mid-Atlantic states. More on that in a moment. When I was little, my mom could be uber-organized in the big things. She was greatRead More →

Reading Narration/Summary and Vocabulary Journal Page Journal Page with One Image Box and Dotted Mid Lines Journal Page with One Image Box and Standard Lines Journal Page with Two Image Boxes and Dotted Mid Lines Journal Page with Two Image Boxes and Standard Lines Journal Page with Three Image BoxesRead More →

I’m excited to tell you that we will be sharing our new Free Homeschool Companion Curriculum, State Studies Unit 1, on a weekly basis as we are working on the unit. After we have completed the unit I will go back and organized it all into a PDF format similarRead More →

One of the amazing things about homeschooling is the ability to reassess your process, your progress, and your goals at any time. You have the chance to make changes to your day or curriculum as needed. This is one of the gifts of homeschooling, at the same time though, itRead More →