School Disguised as Gifts: Logic Toys
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School Disguised as Gifts: Logic Toys

Another type of gift we like to give our children are individual play logic games. I like that they can take these to quiet time and work through them with no interference (or help) and struggle to solve the problems. Some samples we’ve given throughout the years are: Kanoodle/Lonpos: In this game, your child learns…

School Disguised as Gifts: Art Calendar
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School Disguised as Gifts: Art Calendar

We are totally those “mean” parents who give school items as Christmas, birthday, and Easter gifts.  We enjoy fostering a lifestyle of learning for our children and they don’t really know otherwise.  Some of my blog friends have asked me to share these “extras” and I considered doing a 31 Days series of Homeschool Extras,…

Weekly-ish Report for September 2-20, 2014
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Weekly-ish Report for September 2-20, 2014

One of my overarching reasons for blogging is to track our homeschool successes (and failures).  I have been a bit lax in the last few weeks, not getting to the computer to spend the time to think through what we’ve been doing and what we ought to be doing. This will be a general update….

Weekly Report: August 25-29, 2014
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Weekly Report: August 25-29, 2014

Last week was interesting.  It was not the best week ever, but we got a good deal done.  It wasn’t the worst week ever either. I have one child who is trying out the procrastination and avoidance technique when it comes to doing their assignments.  I need to get on top of that. I have…

Weekly Report for August 11-15,2014
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Weekly Report for August 11-15,2014

This has been a “get back to it” week. We’ve been “doing school” somewhat regularly all summer, a minimum amount – read, write, math, Latin, piano.  Done. Go play outside.  This week, we added a regular wake up and start time back in.  At least the first three days.  I got the kids up about…