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Learning with Pinterest – Birds

Since spring is finally here, we decided to learn all about birds this week in school.  Luckily, our library had lots of books about birds to choose from and of course Pinterest was loaded with great ideas. Here are some of the bird books that we read this past week, as well as, some that… Continue reading Learning with Pinterest – Birds

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Learning with Pinterest-Chinese New Year Edition

We love learning about other countries' cultural traditions and celebrations, so this year we decided to celebrate the Chinese New Year.  Luckily, the library had lots of cute books on the subject and as always, Pinterest had lots of fun ideas to celebrate the holiday. These are the books we enjoyed the most: PoPo's Lucky… Continue reading Learning with Pinterest-Chinese New Year Edition

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Learning with Pinterest-Groundhog Day

Since Groundhog day was this week, we decided to learn all about groundhogs in science and make a few fun crafts for art. Interesting facts we learned about groundhogs: 1. We learned that groundhogs are related to squirrels. 2. The people who love groundhogs are called marmotophiles and scientists who study groundhogs are called marmotologists.… Continue reading Learning with Pinterest-Groundhog Day

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How I Spend Less than $100 a Year on Homeschooling My Children(Part 3)

Today I am back to share with you some of the ways I save money while teaching my children the subjects of English and spelling.  Make sure you check out Part 1 and Part 2 for ideas on ways to save on Science and History. K-2nd Grade The early years of elementary school are basically… Continue reading How I Spend Less than $100 a Year on Homeschooling My Children(Part 3)

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How I Spend Less than $100 a Year on Homeschooling My Children(Part 2)

In Part One of this series, I shared ways that I save money on homeschool science curriculum (generally spending less than $20 a year). Today, I will be sharing some ways that I save money on history curriculum. K-2nd Grade For K-2nd grades, history is basically full of learning about historical characters and holidays.  The… Continue reading How I Spend Less than $100 a Year on Homeschooling My Children(Part 2)

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How I Spend Less than $100 a Year on Homeschooling My Children(Part 1)

One of the most common concerns that parents have before they start homeschooling their children is how much it will cost.  Yes, there are some really expensive homeschooling curriculums out there (cough cough...Sonlight) that are considered to be complete curriculums.  These will include all the books you need plus a daily schedule to take the… Continue reading How I Spend Less than $100 a Year on Homeschooling My Children(Part 1)