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How to make your own flashcards

How to make your own flashcards

I know flashcards don’t have to be expensive, but it can be fun to make them yourself and/or with your children’s help. I made alphabet and number flashcards, one through 12, for my preschoolers. They weren’t fancy, but they did the job. Here is how I made my own flashcards: First, decide what paper you…

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Ophelia Starcluck imaginative, fun

Ophelia Starcluck imaginative, fun

Young readers will love Ophelia Starcluck Saves the Galaxy by Kristen Gwen. While written for kids 8-12, I think parents will enjoy reading the story with younger kids too. About Ophelia Starcluck Set on a space ship filled with different types of birds, the story is filled with gentle humor and meaningful life applications. The…

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12 Toddler activity ideas

12 Toddler activity ideas

Today, I will share with you some ideas for keeping your toddlers happy while you homeschool. You can keep these items in totes or in a cupboard specifically for school time, if you want. May these toddler activity ideas spur your own creative ideas! Toddler activity ideas Recipes Kool-Aid Fun Dough Ingredients: 2 1/2-3 cups…

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Homeschooling challenges

Homeschooling challenges

Homeschooling challenges exist for everyone, but homeschooling with multiple grade levels with toddlers interrupting can amp the stress levels. Yet, it can be done. You manage somehow. You’ll get through it, and one day, when you look back, you’ll be glad you persevered. A homeschool mom with multiple grade levels to teach with or without…

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Socialization concerns for homeschoolers baseless

Socialization concerns for homeschoolers baseless

Today, I want to talk about socialization. So many people claim that they worry about the socialization of their children and fear that homeschooling will make their children antisocial misfits. This is a baseless concern, and here’s why. Homeschooled children are well-adjusted people who are able to interact and converse with many age groups from…

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Homeschool reading lists

Homeschool reading lists

I was asked what some of the books were that we read in our homeschool, in addition to the literature books we purchased with our curriculum, and so today, I will share some reading lists with you. This isn’t a comprehensive list because some of the lesson plans were recycled over the years. I borrowed…

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