LightSail for Homeschoolers: A Language Arts Curriculum Review

LightSail for Homeschoolers: A Language Arts Curriculum Review

I received this complimentary product through the Homeschool Review Crew.  Being part of the Homeschool Review Crew, my daughter and I had the privilege to use Lightsail for Homeschoolers.  Table of Contents Lightsail for Homeschoolers is an online, Language Arts curriculum for grades 3-12. LightSail breaks their curriculum into four parts: Reading Writing Vocabulary Fluency…

Bible Basics Lesson Three: Let’s Learn About God
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Bible Basics Lesson Three: Let’s Learn About God

Let’s Learn About God! Hello Friend, I hope you are doing well. Here is the next lesson in our Bible Basics series. This lesson is perfect for kids ages 8 and up, and the “kids” that are young-at-heart! Let’s Learn About God is 52 pages long. You can download and print it, totally for free….

Bible Breakdowns: A Biblical Product Review

Bible Breakdowns: A Biblical Product Review

I received this complimentary product through the Homeschool Review Crew. Being part of the Homeschool Review Crew, my family and I have had the privilege to use Bible Breakdowns from Teach Sunday School. These downloadable, printable Bible Breakdown sheets are filled with comprehensive and in-depth information about each book of the Bible. There is one-two…

Homeschooling Tips from A to Z: The Letter Z

Homeschooling Tips from A to Z: The Letter Z

I can’t believe we are on the last letter of the alphabet already. The weeks flew by for me. I have really enjoyed getting to know the other homeschooling mom bloggers that participated in this Blogging Through the Alphabet series this year.  They are full of information, expertise, and resources. I would encourage you to…

God’s Not Dead: We the People (A Movie Review)

God’s Not Dead: We the People (A Movie Review)

Many thanks to Pinnacle Peak for providing this product and product information for review. The opinions are 100% my own and have NOT been influenced by any monetary compensation.  I did receive the product in exchange for this review and post. Table of Contents Summary of God’s Not Dead: We the People What would you…

Homeschooling Tips from A to Z: The Letter W

Homeschooling Tips from A to Z: The Letter W

Hello Friend, Welcome back! This week we are on the letter “W”! I can’t believe our series is almost finished. It’s gone by way too quickly. Homeschooling Tip #1: Writing One of the subjects that I found very transformational for my kids, was with their writing.  Not with their handwriting, but with their creativity and…

Betty Greene: The Girl Who Longed to Fly (A Book Review)

Betty Greene: The Girl Who Longed to Fly (A Book Review)

I received this complimentary product from the publisher for my honest review.  “You will be my witnesses… to the ends of the earth.” Acts 1:8 Laura Caputo-Wickham captivates readers and listeners with her biography of Betty Greene: The Girl Who Longed to Fly. Betty had two main missions in life. One was to be a…

Homeschooling Tips from A to Z: The Letter V

Homeschooling Tips from A to Z: The Letter V

Hi Friend,  Welcome back to our Homeschooling Tips From A to Z series! This week we are on the letter V. Homeschooling Tip #1: Volunteering Volunteering your time, energy and talents is such a rewarding feeling. There’s plenty of places that would love for you and your kids to volunteer and help out. My family…

Homeschooling Tips from A to Z: The Letter S

Homeschooling Tips from A to Z: The Letter S

Hi Friend, Welcome to our Letter “S” Homeschooling Tips.  This post contains affiliate links. You will not pay more, but I will receive a small commission, which helps keep gas in the truck. Table of Contents Homeschooling Tip #1: Schoolroom One of the nice things about homeschooling is that your schoolroom can be anywhere, outside…

Book Review: God’s Very Colorful Creation
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Book Review: God’s Very Colorful Creation

I received this complimentary product from the publisher for my honest review.  Tim Thornborough has written another great Bible story picture book for preschool age children.  God’s Very Colorful Creation is part of Mr. Thornborough’s Very Best Bible Stories Series, which can be found at The Good Book website. “In the beginning, God created the…

Review: Hans Bluedorn’s Book Archer and Zowie
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Review: Hans Bluedorn’s Book Archer and Zowie

I received this complimentary product through the Homeschool Review Crew.  Hans Bluedorn’s newest book, Archer and Zowie, takes readers out of this world.  Archer and Zowie are two little friends that are very different. Though their personalities are different, their friendship is strong. They get along well with each other, and spend the day using…

Curriculum Review: HomeScholar’s Total Transcript Solution
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Curriculum Review: HomeScholar’s Total Transcript Solution

I received this complimentary product through the Homeschool Review Crew.  Being part of the Homeschool Review Crew, I had the opportunity to use Total Transcript Solution from HomeScholar LLC.  Table of Contents Meet Lee Binz Lee Binz is the founder of The HomeScholar, and her goal is to help you with your middle and high…

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Curriculum Review: Math Essentials Speed Wheel Drills

I received this complimentary product through the Homeschool Review Crew.  Being part of the Homeschool Review Crew, we had the opportunity to use Math Essentials Speed Wheel Drills.  When I first heard of Speed Wheel Drills, I had no idea what they were. Only that they were something for math, to help kids and adults…

Book Review: Esther and the Very Brave Plan
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Book Review: Esther and the Very Brave Plan

I received this complimentary product from the publisher for my honest review.  Tim Thornborough has once again created a cute Bible story picture book perfect for any little person ages 2-4.  Esther and the Very Brave Plan is just one Bible story in Thornborough’s collection called The Very Best Bible Stories.  The story of Esther,…

Curriculum Review: Greg Landry’s Homeschool Virtual Science Lab
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Curriculum Review: Greg Landry’s Homeschool Virtual Science Lab

Complimentary product received through the Homeschool Review Crew. Being part of the Homeschool Review Crew, we had the privilege to use and review the Virtual Interactive Homeschool Laboratory course from Greg Landry’s Homeschool Science.  Since my daughter was going to be taking Biology this coming school year, it seemed beneficial to me to choose the…

Homeschooling Tips from A to Z: The Letter O

Homeschooling Tips from A to Z: The Letter O

Hi Friend,  Welcome back to this week’s Homeschooling Tips that Begin with the Letter “O”. Table of Contents Homeschooling Tip #1: Organization I’ve always enjoyed having all of my “ducks in a row”. Being organized just helps my head stay clear. The house may not be perfectly clean, but I do like it organized! What…

Homeschooling Tips from A to Z: The Letter N

Homeschooling Tips from A to Z: The Letter N

Hi Friend,Welcome back! We have made it to the letter “N” with our homeschooling tips. There’s not too many tips for “N” like there were for the “M” post, last week.  Table of Contents Homeschooling Tip #1: Neighbors & the Needy There’s a lot of creative ways that you can use your homeschooling lessons to…

Art Curriculum Review: Creating A Masterpiece Art History Program
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Art Curriculum Review: Creating A Masterpiece Art History Program

Complimentary product received from the Homeschool Review Crew. Being part of the Homeschool Review Crew, my daughter and I have had the privilege to do projects in the Art History Program from Creating a Masterpiece.  Table of Contents Creating a Masterpiece is an online art curriculum. Subscriptions can be purchased either monthly or yearly.  Special…

Homeschooling Tips from A to Z: The Letter K

Homeschooling Tips from A to Z: The Letter K

Hi Friend,    Welcome back to our Blogging Through the Alphabet, Homeschooling Tips From A to Z series. This week we are on the letter K.  Table of Contents Homeschooling Tip #1: Keepsakes Currently, two of my children have graduated from our homeschool. I don’t keep every piece of school work they’ve ever done, but I…

Homeschooling Tips from A to Z: The Letter I

Homeschooling Tips from A to Z: The Letter I

Table of Contents Homeschooling tip #1: Interruptions Interruptions don’t just happen at dinner time. They seem to come at any time, especially when you’re trying to teach. Don’t you hate that? For phone interruptions, notify your callers with a voice mail greeting letting them know that school is in session. They should leave a message…

Book Review: Pursued to Eternity by John Riley
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Book Review: Pursued to Eternity by John Riley

Disclosure: I received this complimentary product through the Homeschool Review Crew. Being part of the Homeschool Review Crew, I had the privilege of reading Pursued to Eternity, by John Riley.  Who is John Riley, Author of Pursued to Eternity? Mr. Riley is a course creator and a teacher at SchoolhouseTeachers.com.  Mr. Riley’s knowledge is evident…

Book Review: YWAM’s Heroes of History, Louis Zamperini: Redemption
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Book Review: YWAM’s Heroes of History, Louis Zamperini: Redemption

I received this complimentary product through the Homeschool Review Crew. Being part of the Homeschool Review Crew, my daughter and I had the privilege to read Louis Zamperini: Redemption. This biography is part of the Heroes of History series from Youth With A Mission (YWAM) Publishing.  This soft cover book arrived in the mail in…

Homeschooling Tips from A to Z: the Letter D

Homeschooling Tips from A to Z: the Letter D

Here we are again, with a new post on Homeschooling Tips that Begin with the Letter D. I’m sure you’ll find this post extremely helpful. If you happen to think of a homeschooling tip, please leave it in the comments. Table of Contents Homeschooling Tip #1: Dealing with Difficulties O.K., let’s face it. Not every…

Curriculum Review: Teaching Textbooks Math 4.0
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Curriculum Review: Teaching Textbooks Math 4.0

I received this complimentary product through the Homeschool Review Crew. Table of Contents What is Teaching Textbooks Math 4.0? Teaching Textbooks Math 4.0 is a digital, online, homeschool math curriculum publisher that has courses ranging from Math 3 to Pre-Calculus. What does a Parent need to do with Teaching Textbooks Math 4.0? The first thing…

Curriculum Review: Drawing with Graphite Pencils, Beginning Level from ARTistic Pursuits
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Curriculum Review: Drawing with Graphite Pencils, Beginning Level from ARTistic Pursuits

I received this complimentary product through the Homeschool Review Crew. Being part of the Homeschool Review Crew, my daughter and I have had the wonderful opportunity to use the Beginner Level, Art Core I, Drawing with Graphite Pencils course from ARTistic Pursuits.  This art education course consisted of a hard-bound textbook, that contained two dvd’s,…

Curriculum Review: Mastering the TI-30Xa Scientific Calculator: Augmented Intelligence for all 21st Century Students
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Curriculum Review: Mastering the TI-30Xa Scientific Calculator: Augmented Intelligence for all 21st Century Students

I received this complimentary product through the Homeschool Review Crew Table of Contents Being part of the Homeschool Review Crew, I have had the opportunity to do a curriculum review of Mastering the TI-30Xa Scientific Calculator: Augmented Intelligence for all 21st Century Students by Triad Math, Inc.  This curriculum has three components. The most important…

Themed Bible Sword Drill Game and Lesson: Number Three. Prayer
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Themed Bible Sword Drill Game and Lesson: Number Three. Prayer

So many people have loved these themed sword drill games and Bible lessons for kids, that I had to make another one! The theme for this sword drill is “prayer”.  What is a Sword Drill? If you are a new visitor, let me introduce to you…. a sword drill. We as Christians can refer to…

Curriculum Review: Excellence in Literature Handbook for Writers by EverydayEducation.com
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Curriculum Review: Excellence in Literature Handbook for Writers by EverydayEducation.com

Disclaimer: I received a FREE copy of this product through the HOMESCHOOL REVIEW CREW in exchange for my honest review.  I was not required to write a positive review nor was I compensated in any other way.  All opinions I have expressed are my own or those of my family.  I am disclosing this in…

How to Make your Vacation Educational and Memorable
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How to Make your Vacation Educational and Memorable

As I was getting off of the school bus, I was excited to be on a school field trip. Here we were, my classmates and I, in Washington D.C. at the Smithsonian Institute. A whole day of not being in school. I was really looking forward to this “vacation day”.   I don’t remember anything about…

Homeschool Game Review: Maestro Mastery – Explore the Composers
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Homeschool Game Review: Maestro Mastery – Explore the Composers

Disclaimer: I received a FREE copy of this product through the HOMESCHOOL REVIEW CREW in exchange for my honest review. I was not required to write a positive review nor was I compensated in any other way. All opinions I have expressed are my own or those of my family. I am disclosing this in…

Why Your Kids Should Have Their Own Small Business Adventures

Why Your Kids Should Have Their Own Small Business Adventures

This week, the Homeschool Review Crew Blog Challenge is on the topic of Small Business Adventures. As my children were growing up, one thing that I have learned, is that kids like making money. Living on a small hobby farm with a garden, my kids, nieces, and nephews made money every summer by selling produce….

Review: Personal Finance Lab Budgeting and Stock Market Game
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Review: Personal Finance Lab Budgeting and Stock Market Game

Disclaimer: I received a FREE copy of this product through the HOMESCHOOL REVIEW CREW in exchange for my honest review. I was not required to write a positive review nor was I compensated in any other way. All opinions I have expressed are my own or those of my family. I am disclosing this in…

Themed Bible Sword Drill Game and Lesson: Number Two. Love
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Themed Bible Sword Drill Game and Lesson: Number Two. Love

Can your kids find the Bible verses fast and then guess the topic that all the verses have in common? With this free, printable sword drill, your kids will get plenty of practice finding references in their Bibles.  When all the sword drill Bible verses have been found, your kids will find out that the…

Homeschool Bible Assignments for High School
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Homeschool Bible Assignments for High School

Homeschooling high school age children can be hard. Believe me, I know.  Sometimes certain subjects are just way over my head. For some people, teaching a Bible lesson to high schoolers can be very intimidating.  I mean, what if they ask a question you don’t know the answer to? But you know Bible class is…

Schoolhouse Teachers Midway Review

Schoolhouse Teachers Midway Review

Disclosure: I received this product free through the Homeschool Review Crew.www.schoolhouseteachers.com  https://youtu.be/PltHGvQ_4zg Elementary Grade Analysis Five to ten year old children would love the elementary age courses and classes offered by schoolhouseteachers.com.  There’s plenty of printable worksheets and online games to reinforce the foundational skills needed in all the core subjects of school.  The printable,…

Unboxing: SchoolhouseTeachers.com

Unboxing: SchoolhouseTeachers.com

Ultimate PreK-12 Annual Membership to Schoolhouse Teachers Disclosure: I received this product free through the Homeschool Review Crew.  https://www.schoolhouseteachers.com https://youtu.be/-8G3pUc7Y_I Schoolhouse Teacher’s subject lists I am so fortunate to be able to review the online homeschool curriculum called Schoolhouse Teachers. This is just my unboxing post, so that you can see how things would be…

Candy Cane Lesson and Craft Ideas for Your Homeschool
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Candy Cane Lesson and Craft Ideas for Your Homeschool

Table of Contents Candy Cane Lesson and Craft Ideas Have you heard all the different things a candy cane represents?  One year at my church, we put together a child’s Christmas program with the main element being large candy cane yard decorations. Each child held their large candy cane a certain way and then recited…

Bible Basics: Follow God’s People Through the Bible in Chronological Order
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Bible Basics: Follow God’s People Through the Bible in Chronological Order

Has your child ever had an “A-Ha!”moment? I know that my kids have, especially with math lessons. It always warmed my heart to see that they were grasping and understanding important information. Has your child ever had an “A-Ha!” moment with a Bible lesson? I know that kids in Sunday school, children’s church, Christian youth…

Bible Basics: Understanding the Bible’s Layout
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Bible Basics: Understanding the Bible’s Layout

Did you know that the books of the Bible are not placed in chronological order?  Knowing the layout of the Bible books will make studying God’s Word so much easier for your child.  This free, 13-page, kid-friendly lesson (with assessment questions at the end), will give you and your child a resource to come back…

Active Shooter Situation: Teach Your Kids What to Do

Active Shooter Situation: Teach Your Kids What to Do

My daughter and I were doing our grocery shopping the other day at Wal-Mart, when this thought popped into my head. “What would my daughter and I do if an active shooter situation occurred while we were in this store?” I hesitantly asked her the question. I didn’t want to scare her, but I informed…

Popsicle Stick Activity: Help your Child Learn the Books of the Bible
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Popsicle Stick Activity: Help your Child Learn the Books of the Bible

One of the first things in getting your child used to his/her Bible, is getting them used to reading the Bible names and finding where they are located. A fun way to learn is the best way to go, and with this activity you can let your child practice independently.  Print off the books of…