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Homeschool Seasons

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Homeschool Seasons

Mary Nix shares a large collection of favorite articles on homeschooling which are available to read free online, and which reflect her thoughts on homeschooling and seasons: "Having gone to school myself, I always loved summers more than anything. I loved being able to read, draw, hike or participate in whatever activity I chose...
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Hands On Learning

Hands On Learning

In these tough economic times, Kathy Ceceri’s Hands-On Learning Column is just one more jewel that can be found within Home Education Magazine. In each column, Kathy offers easy to find resources and combines them with projects that are sure to inspire many hours of hands-on learning. For example, in the January-February Issue of...
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Gardening, flowers, gardens

Gardening, flowers, gardens – Learn about growing things. Usually children spend more time in the garden than anybody else. It is where they learn about the world, because they can be in it unsupervised, yet protected. Some gardeners will remember from their own earliest recollections that no one sees the garden as vividly, or...
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Games

Many homeschool parents know that games are not only fun, but that they are also a great learning tool. We played games almost daily when my children were young. They loved playing Husker Du?, Chutes and Ladders, hide and seek, marbles or games that they had invented themselves. When we purchased our first computer,...
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Closer look: Travel

Nothing so liberalizes a man and expands the kindly instincts that nature put in him as travel and contact with many kind of people. ~ Mark Twain Homeschoolers are are free to go on vacation any time of year. Some families travel all year long, finding work on the road or working from their...
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