Reading Eggs Review

  Reading Eggs Review How Long Have I Used Reading Eggs? We’ve been using Reading Eggs for a long time! Off and on through the past ten years, and more often during the past year. I’ve used Reading Eggs for all three of my children as they’ve passed through those early years. My oldest two

Homeschool in the Woods 19th Century Timeline Review

Homeschool History Curriculum Review I’m a big fan of history. My kids weren’t naturally big history fans like I am. Now, they say they like history! I do what I can do make history come alive and be fun and relevant for them. Part of that is using hands-on projects when we do our studies.

Northwest Treasures Dinosaurs and the Bible Review

Northwest Treasures Review My son and I have always been interested in Geology, so we were excited to watch the introductory video Taking the Mystery Out of Geology. And, we also watched Dinosaurs and the Bible from Northwest Treasures. Taking the Mystery Out of Geology Taking the Mystery Out of Geology is a 20-minute intro (or

Smart Kidz Media Review

For the past few weeks, we’ve had the chance to try out Smart Kidz Radio from Smart Kidz Media. It’s full of edutainment style songs for kids. My kids heard a lot of songs that encourage good behavior, good manners, and being kind. It’s cool to be kind. If you’re looking for a web-based radio station that your kids can listen

Code For Teens Review

  My oldest child (age 11) has been working through a book called Code For Teens: The Awesome Beginner’s Guide to Programming (Volume 1), and we’re reviewing it. Check the book out here at Code for Teens. Code For Teens is a self-paced book that takes you through a series of projects to learn some coding. There

Bible Study Guide For All Ages Review

  This curriculum has a lot of options for individuals, groups, and families. Their website has a good breakdown of your options. My kids and I loved the chance to try and review Bible Study Guide For All Ages. Because my kids are spread out in ages from 6-11, we got to try multiple levels. We

Silverdale Press LLC White House Holiday Units Review

Homeschool unit studies are something every homeschool family should at least consider. Unit studies don’t usually make up the bulk of our year, but doing a unit study allows students to study something they’re interested in. Today I’ve got a review for you that covers the White House Holidays Unit Studies from Silverdale Press LLC.  These are lengthy

MaxScholar Reading Intervention Programs Review

  I’m reviewing our use of MaxScholar‘s Reading Intervention Programs with my 6-year-old daughter. She’s my only child who is still learning to read. MaxScholar has Reading Intervention Programs beyond just the beginning steps of learning to read. They describe their methods as similar to Orton-Gillingham. That got me interested because, as a former public school teacher, I received

ARTistic Pursuits Inc.’s Art for Children, Building a Visual Vocabulary Review

  It’s time for homeschool art curriculum! ARTistic Pursuits Inc. sent us some of their Artistic Pursuits Full Video Lesson Grades K-3 homeschool art curriculum to review! We’ve been using Art for Children, Building a Visual Vocabulary, but there are four total books available in the series. All four books available in the ARTistic Pursuits Art Instruction Books with DVD

Memoria Press Classical Composition I: Fable Set Writing Curriculum Review

  We loved the last curriculum we tried out from Memoria Press, so we were excited to try out another of their offerings! We’re reviewing Classical Composition I: Fable Set. It’s a writing curriculum, and we’re using it for our homeschool writing curriculum. My son is 11, just finished with 5th grade, and is what we’ll call