Unless you’re one of those (rare) people who is always on time, this bundle is for you – these books are going on my reading list ASAP!
Running a household, caring for children and still finding time to pursue your passions is not an easy order, but this week’s bundle is designed to give you the tools to make the most of the 24 hours you’re given each day. Discover tips for creating schedules and routines, the importance of rest, strategies to help you be on time and more!
Get . . . → Read More: Improved time management skills for families
My daughter dear is still in bird-freak mode, so you can imagine her excitement when the game Wild Cards: Backyard Birds arrived from Birdcage Press. She’d been waiting impatiently for them to arrive, pestering me on a daily basis… “Are they here yet?!?”
It was a relief to finally be able to say, yes, yes they are… until she opened the package, squealed, and promptly scurried off with them!
I reminded her that she *did* need to share them, . . . → Read More: Birdcage Press: Backyard Birds Game (review)
Christianity Cove produces many Sunday School products that may also be used in the home/homeschool environment. Their products are in ebook format, making them quick to purchase and near-instantly ready-to-use. Teach Sunday School or lead youth group and want to recharge your lessons? Or, need some new ideas for devotions and discussion opportunities with your kids at home? I’d recommend checking out Christianity Cove.
We’ve been able to explore two of these: Daily Dilemmas: 26 True-to-Life Devotions for Kids and “Tween a Rock . . . → Read More: Christianity Cove (review)
This ebook bundle isn’t exactly my thing, but I’m sure some of you will find it right up your alley. With low ebook prices like this, if you’re into paleo and primal eating, how can you resist?
This week’s bundle is the perfect companion for a paleo or primal lifestyle! Whether you’re just dipping your toes in or looking for more recipes to add to your rotation, this collection of ebooks is both inspiring and practical, with more than 200 recipes plus inspirational stories from people who have transformed their . . . → Read More: Paleo and Primal Eating Ebook Bundle
With so many of today’s employment opportunities centered around computers and the internet, computer science curriculum is an essential component of a well-rounded homeschool plan. Motherboard Books offers computer science courses designed especially for ages 8-12. We’ve been using Let’s Make a Web Page in our homeschool, while other Schoolhouse Review Crew Members have been experiencing Logo Adventures.
While there are many resources available for an adult (or savvy teen) to learn web page creation, there isn’t much . . . → Read More: Entry Level Web Design from Motherboard Books (review)
One of the difficulties with teaching complex mathematics is that it can be difficult for students to translate the concepts to real-life implementations. “I’m never going to use this!” is a common complaint, as if higher level mathematics was merely devised as a method of torture. Often, the true value of math’s “word problems”, regardless of the math topic, are exposed in how effectively the challenges are rooted in real-life.
We’ve been exploring some new Math Mammoth titles from the Make It Real . . . → Read More: Review: Math Mammoth
Want to get the entire family involved in an art project? Even better, want it to be educational, but actually DO-able for everyone? Then oh, boy, do I have a recommendation for you!
We recently had the absolute pleasure of painting (and making a mess) along with master artist Pat Knepley in Dreams of Joseph, an art project DVD from See The Light. Dreams of Joseph highlights the work of Russian artist Marc Chagall, discussing the styles of . . . → Read More: Review: See The Light
I’ve recently had the opportunity to read – and try out the methods – from three ebooks by Mystie Winckler of Simplified Pantry. The first, Paperless Home Organization, helps you create, using tools available freely online, a paper-free recordkeeping and to-do system, using a streamlined, easy-to-follow workflow. The second and third, Simplified Dinners and Simplified Dinners Gluten Free/Dairy Free, are recipes books designed to make a busy family’s menu planning, grocery shopping, and cooking much easier and . . . → Read More: Review: Simplified Dinners & Paperless Home Organization
The Old Schoolhouse Magazine has just released a huge new digital library resource for homeschoolers. The Schoolhouse Library has more than 175 ebooks and audiobooks, including:
2 Stu dy Guides from YWAM Draw Write Now Sampler E-Book by Barker Creek (We have all the Draw Write Now books, and they’ve gotten pretty heavy use, but it’s never occurred to me to review them – they’re so wonderful, I guess I just assume everyone has already heard of them!) Heroines of the Past-Victorian unit study from Amy Puetz (Review of this exact . . . → Read More: Digital Homeschool Library – 175+ ebooks & audiobooks! $25