Discover Africa Notebooking Packet Review

discover africa notebooking packet

In the last semester of last school year, my youngest daughter told me she wanted to study Africa.  I didn't know of any curriculum off the top of my head, so I did a little research and we ended up using Journey Into Africa. It turned out to be a pretty good curriculum, but even […]

Curriculum Review: Eat Your Way Around the World and Geography Through Art

Homeschool Geography Curriculum: Eat Your Way Around the World and Geography Through Art

Geography is one of my kids' favorite subjects, so I was excited when I was given the opportunity to review a couple of unique geography books: Eat Your Way Around the World and Geography Through Art, both of which are published by Geography Matters, a great homeschool geography curriculum company. Eat Your Way Around the […]

How to Incorporate Current Events into your Homeschool Day

Student News Daily

Incorporating current events in your homeschool curriculum can be difficult or easy depending on how you go about it. Do you remember Weekly Readers from elementary school? Those age-appropriate newspapers would give us some basic information about current events…albeit not terribly current. In the age of the internet, it's much easier to find up-to-the-minute information […]

Interactive Tutorial for Learning the U.S. Postal Abbreviations


I have added an interactive tutorial to help your students learn the postal abbreviations. I have this thing about postal abbreviations. For some strange reason I think that having children learn them is useful — much more useful than learning the state capitals. We see postal abbreviations everywhere: on envelopes, on forms, in headlines, on news […]