Tips for Homeschooling through the Holidays

Tips for Homeschooling through the Holidays

  This post is part of the ABCs of Homeschooling through the Holidays. Click here to see the entire list of posts. Homeschooling is a difficult task all in itself on a great day. Add a little normal life to that and it gets a little hard to handle but when you add stress of [...]

G is for Gingerbread

Find crafts, books, and ideas for all things gingerbread!

This post is part of the ABCs of Homeschooling Through the Holidays series. Please click here for a list of all posts in the series. Traditions are such a big part of Christmas  We have the traditions that have been held by our families for years and we love making new traditions. Something that has [...]

Christmas Family Fun Bucket

Family Fun Bucket

I’m happy to be participating in the ABCs of Homeschooling Through the Holidays Series hosted by Heather at Upside Down Homeschooling!  The letter for this post is Ffor Family Fun Bucket.  Twas the night before December at the Smith house kitchen table….the family was enjoying their Family Fun Bucket instead of watching cable….   Several [...]

Easy Holiday Crafts for Kids

25 Easy Holiday Crafts for Kids

  This post is part of the ABCs of Homeschooling Through the Holidays. To see the entire list of posts, click here. Homeschooling through the holidays doesn’t have to be stressful. Sometimes, you just need to put the books aside and call it a craft day. We leave room for quite a few craft days [...]

5 Simple Tips to Decorate for the Holidays

ABCs of Homeschooling through the Holidays 5 Simple Tips for Holiday Decorating

The honest to goodness hardest part of the holidays for me is decorating. I don’t know why. My mom was a virtual Martha Stewart when it came to decorating for the holidays. I’m just not. I do try, and I have the best of intentions, but I don’t. Then, I feel bad. Bringing the atmosphere [...]

Huge Homeschool Giveaway {Over $1200 in prizes}

Enter to win great homeschooling resources in this HUGE giveaway with multiple winners!

  Each month we will be teaming up with Marcy from Ben and Me, and Carrie from Homeschool Giveaways to bring you an awesome homeschool giveaway package! This month’s giveaway is HUGE and has multiple winners! Good luck!   Welcome to the November Edition of Great Homeschool Giveaways Monthly! Each month, Homeschool Giveaways and Ben [...]

Celebrating Christmas in Your Homeschool with Charles Dickens

Learn some fun ways to bring Charles Dickens into your holiday homeschooling plans.

  This post is for letter C in our ABCs of Homeschooling Through the Holidays series. For a full list of the posts included, please click here. Charles Dickens and his book, A Christmas Carol, are iconic for this time of the year when so many of us reflect and rebuild relationships. Ebenezer Scrooge and [...]

B is for Baking

B is for Baking as You Cover Multiple Subjects All at Once

  The holidays are something I typically look forward to each year. However, once I began to homeschool the boys I wondered if I would be able to incorporate all the fun without sacrificing time in their main subjects. One thing that we can do is head to the kitchen where you can fit in [...]

Advent Ideas for Homeschools

Advent Ideas for Homeschools

Advent. Really, we’re thinking about advent already? Yes, I realize it is only the first week of November, but Advent will be here before we know it, so I thought I would share a few thoughts and ideas to help you get ready. Advent…what exactly does advent mean? What do you think of when you [...]

ABCs of Homeschooling Through the Holidays

ABC of homeschooling 2014

  The holiday season is right around the corner and I don’t know about you, but homeschooling during the holidays can be somewhat difficult. Excitement levels are running high, the to do lists are neverending, and attention spans seem to go right up the chimney! This isn’t how it has to be though. Homeschooling through [...]