Jul 102013
 

Thanksgiving is a great holiday for learning about American History, Columbus, the pilgrims, family traditions, early crops in America and many other aspects of early American life.  The  Thanksgiving holiday season, in particular,  is a great time for visual, hands-on learning.  You can delight your children with activities that allow them to excel in creativity, [...]

Jul 102013
 

The holiday season is often a visual, hands-on learning delight for children who excel in creativity, and an outlet from the daily chore of doing typical schoolwork. During the holidays, you can teach your child about the history of the holiday, let her learn by doing, and get away from the books that cause kids [...]

Jul 102013
 
Hands On Saint Patrick's Day for Homeschoolers

St. Patrick is the Patron Saint of Ireland, a celebrated Christian figure, and St. Patrick’s Day is always celebrated on March 17th, the anniversary of St. Patrick’s death. Your child will undoubtedly ask, “Who is St. Patrick?” You can arm yourself with information to answer his questions and to do a St. Patrick’s Day Unit [...]

Jul 102013
 
Hands On President's Day Learning Activities  for Homeschoolers

President’s Day is a GREAT time to have your child learn about the President’s of the United States of America. It is naturaly for a child’s curiosity to ask, “What is President’s Day?” You can arm yourself with information for a President’s Day Unit Study through the learning activites and websites below. Some of them [...]

Jul 102013
 

For any Christian family, the Christmas holiday season is rich with opportunities to learn new skills, to focus on the meaning of the holiday, to create gifts for family members, learn about family heritage, baking, and decorating.   Christmas is a visually rich, delightful, hands-on learning opportunity for any family, but particularly for those who celebrate [...]

Jul 102013
 
Hands On Holiday Activities for  for Homeschoolers

Holidays provide wonderful, visual, hands-on learning opportunities for children who excel in creativity. Celebrating holidays through unit studies is also a fantastic alternative to the daily chore of doing typical schoolwork. During any holiday, you can teach your child about the history of the holiday, let her learn by doing, and get away from the [...]