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What do I NEED to Homeschool…

Take it slow!! You don’t need to buy much! A pass or two to a favorite zoo or museum that is reciprocal to a few places!  A computer, a good printer, paper, card stock, ink, a decent car and gas!! Paper, crayons, pens, pencils, markers, craft materials.  our most used item a Library Card!!!!  


http://www.walkingbytheway.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/Learning_LEGOs.pdf www.lego.com   Here is a great Lego Lap book I have found! I love Legos! I love when I can make learning not look so much like school. I love when we can combine play, math, science, geography all in to one lesson!!  There some great links to this. We read about the creation […]

Homeschooling on the cheap

I know many families who spend a LOT of money on boxed curriculum’s for there kids. Some are really good.  But you don’t have to spend thousands of dollars to have a great home school curriculum you don’t need to spend much at all. What i have bought Life of Fred,http://lifeoffredmath.com/ that will be used by […]

Panic Time?

We went to the library today and ran in to several friends.  A few of the moms attended a homeschool conference the end of last week and over the weekend. So they were in panic mood. Am I doing enough? Are we doing to much? Oh wait what about that curriculum? I don’t buy boxed […]

Life of Fred

http://www.stanleyschmidt.com/FredGauss/index2.htm Ok It does not sound like a Math Curriculum, by the title. But it is a wonderful math Curriculum. My seven year old and my six year old recently started Life of Fred Apples. The first book. Even though they are in different places in math. The publishers recommend always starting at the beginning […]

You can come Too, Too, Too! Our trip to the zoo in pictures!

Going to the Zoo Zoo Zoo How about You You You….

We put on our brave pants this morning and ventured to the zoo during April Vacation week!!! OK maybe we put on our What are we thinking pants!!! It was Crazy crowded!! But we all had a great time!! We met several friends there. The kids had a great time talking with friends and exploring […]

A Passion for History

I have mentioned before that my son loves history. We are currently studying the early People of North America well before the European settlers arrived!  We are in the process of make a lap book of the book, www.homeschoolshare.com   If you were Iroquois. My Uncle is a Mohawk Indian and so were are going to […]

So much to learning happen durring the fun…

Today we went to the New England Aquarium. http://www.neaq.org/visit_planning/index.php We had a great time.  We took the commuter rail and the subway and took a walk though the city. I love Boston. It was a trip full of fun and learning.  The kids had a great time.  Some of the things we learned through out the […]