Social Studies

Creative Learning Experiences

Worksheets are often boring, I do know this, so my goal is always to use them as a guide for the discussion and learning process and not to require page after page of writing. Elisha (our oldest) has autism and has always struggled with putting pen to paper due to a combination of muscle fatigue (diagnosed by an orthopaedic specialist) and sensory issues (diagnosed by two different occupational therapists). For these and other reasons, we are always looking for creative learning experiences that don’t require putting pen to paper. Creative learning experiences can often be found by thinking outside the box …

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Making School Fun

I will be the first to admit that school is not always fun. Sometimes the things we are learning are hard for me to teach and sometimes things are hard for the kids to learn. Since I really want my kids to enjoy learning, I work hard at making school fun or at least as enjoyable as possible (sometimes that is SO hard, trust me). When you are home learning or in any learning environment, one of the biggest obstacles to overcome or compensate for is the variety of learning styles. Everyone has their own “way” that they learn best …

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A New Year Of Home Learning

It is hard to get into a routine after you have taken a break from formal home learning. We are slowly getting back into the swing of things now after our busy Christmas break. Welcome to an exciting new year of home learning! Bible For Bible today we discussed Proverbs 15:1. Download a pdf of the memory verse poster here – – >View on Store Math Math is currently being taught via videos on Khan Academy and worksheets from a paid subscription @ The Math Worksheet Site. When I first sat down this morning to que up the video for today, …

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Homeschool4Free – Social Studies

Photo Credit: Roger Kirby Are you looking for some great Social Studies resources to help you finish out the year? Or maybe you are busy planning next year already? ~FLAGS~ ABC Teach Flags Flag Coloring Pages ~MAPS~ Outline Maps My Wonderful World Printable Maps US and World Geography Xpedition ~Miscellaneous Social Studies~ Social Studies If you are studying Canada, please also visit my page A Trip Across Canada for all the links to the study. Please share your Social Studies resources in the comments.

Let’s Take A Trip Around The World

Have you planned your social studies out for this year yet? Are you looking for a fun, hands-on way to learn about the world? You might want to take a look at this fun social studies program. A Trip Around The World

A Trip Across Canada – Prince Edward Island

If you are just joining us now, may I suggest that you visit these pages first –> A Trip Across Canada – Introduction To Our Unit Study – Week 1 A Trip Across Canada – General Overview 0f Canada – Week 2 A Trip Across Canada – British Columbia – Week 3 A Trip Across Canada – Alberta – Week 4 A Trip Across Canada – Saskatchewan – Week 5 A Trip Across Canada – Manitoba – Week 6 A Trip Across Canada – Ontario – Week 7 A Trip Across Canada – Quebec – Week 8 A Trip Across …

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Weekly KidLinks #1 – Geography

After much discussion between my husband and I, it has been decided that it would be good to offer Weekly KidLinks on a variety of topics. We have seen our children use the current KidLinks and default to certain websites over and over again and we want to change this. We want their learning time on the computer to be fresh and exciting, so we proudly bring you the first set of Weekly KidLinks. Weekly KidLinks #1 – Geography Barnaby Bear Connect The World GeoNet Go George Go Growth of a Nation Map Games National Geographic Kids Sheppard Software Your …

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A Trip Across Canada – New Brunswick

If you are just joining us now, may I suggest that you visit these pages first –> A Trip Across Canada – Introduction To Our Unit Study – Week 1 A Trip Across Canada – General Overview 0f Canada – Week 2 A Trip Across Canada – British Columbia – Week 3 A Trip Across Canada – Alberta – Week 4 A Trip Across Canada – Saskatchewan – Week 5 A Trip Across Canada – Manitoba – Week 6 A Trip Across Canada – Ontario – Week 7 A Trip Across Canada – Quebec – Week 8 A Trip Across …

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