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A King’s Curriculum

A King’s Curriculum

“Lest you think I suffer from delusions of grandeur, let me tell you at the outset that King’s is our local drugstore. A five-and-dime in the classic tradition, King’s stocks a little bit of everything. Whether I plan to garden, knit, or can, if I need winter gloves, a wading pool, or a last-minute...
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Physical Education

Physical Education

“Many times I’ve been asked how my children complete physical education while homeschooling. It is an easy question to answer. There are a variety of ways they have remained physically fit. They love taking bike trips, hiking, climbing, swimming, running, roller blading, ice skating, baseball, basketball, weight lifting, aerobics, gymnastics and more. Other families...
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Science and Scientists

Science and Scientists

Children are natural scientists, always exploring, investigating and gathering information from the world around them. Linda Dobson described this process in her 1999 November-December HEM Column, Early Years Child’s Learning Assets. With childhood energy flowing, imagination and creativity turn your child into a learning scientist who puts the information he’s gathering to the test....
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Exploring Music!

Exploring Music!

“What is music? For homeschoolers, it’s lullabies, silly songs, friends and neighbors making music for their own enjoyment, informal concerts, maybe formal concerts, and the opportunity to truly develop their musical talent.” –Larry and Susan Kaseman “… I wanted my children to at least have the opportunity to explore music on their own and...
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Sum-Sum-Summertime

Sum-Sum-Summertime

“At our house, the difference between summer and other seasons was the fact that summer brought more children to play with. Sure, the kids might have focused a bit more on some subjects in the cooler months, but they were learning all the time no matter what page the calendar was open to. Having...
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