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Crayola Creativity Guide

Crayola Creativity Guide

From the official Crayola site: The seeds of creativity live in everyone. Some individuals are fortunate — their sprouting imagination was nurtured and grown into strong creative thinking abilities. Their parents and teachers nourished them with creative experiences and confidence building responses to their attempts, throughout their childhood. Creative people invent, imagine, problem-solve, create,...
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Farm Goods for Kids

Farm Goods for Kids

Established in 1994, Farm Goods for Kids offer sone of the largest selections of farm toys and old-fashioned, classic play sets that today’s adults remember from their childhood, offered at competitive pricing while offering the toy industry’s best quality brands. From the Farm Goods for Kids blog: “We believe that children should indulge in...
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Online tools

These are some nifty online tools to play with and learn from from cool school Angles in a circle Creating a bar graph Latitude and Longitude Making a Pie Chart
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The Rock Paper Scissors Society has their own website. In case you’ve wondered just how the game is played, visit them here to read the rules. PlayAdvanced RPS FAQs Photo Gallery Think Three Blog Video Links Trading Cards RPS Player Profiler Online Trainer RPS Strategy Guide World Championships Rock-Paper-Scissors
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Aristoplay Games

Aristoplay: Play Games, Have Fun, Learn Things! In a world that is changing as fast as ours is today, learning is a life-long pursuit. For over 25 years Aristoplay has been committed to keeping the excitement in learning. With the support of their friends and customers Aristoplay creates games that are the best in...
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Seal Volleyball

Really, this is a seal volleyball game! Seal volleyball Enjoy!  — Mary Nix
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Destroy the Castle

Nova Online presents Destroy the Castle Build your own virtual trebuchet and fire giant sandstone balls at a castle wall. You decide on the size of your projectiles, where to place your trebuchet, and other factors critical to success. NOVA’s science game, “Destroy the Castle,” is very much like the real thing. There are...
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AGREED! is the surprisingly fun game that provides the occasion to: talk about “the real stuff” like peace, love, honesty, trust, dreams, hopes, and genuine friendship. Do you want to improve communication, collaboration,consensus building and listening skills? Would you like to improve understanding, and find common ground?  How much would you like to teach...
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Online Word Games

Melissa Wiley shared this great word game, Eight Letters in Search of a Word, at her Here in the Bonny Glenn website. This game inspired me to go looking for others. Here is what I found: Gobble Words Grammar Gorillas Word Wiz Word Blocks If you have a favorite word game, please feel free...
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  • Class Dismissed: A Film About Learning Outside the Classroom
    An HEM Interview between filmmaker Jeremy Stuart and HEM’s editor, Barb Lundgren, published in HEM’s September-October 2014 issue From home study and kitchen table math, to perpetual recess and park days, Class Dismissed follows the story of an ordinary American family in their quest to educate their children outside the school system. As they struggle […]


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  • Wisconsin Virtual Academy Must Adhere to Public School Requirements
    Wisconsin Virtual Academy Must Adhere to Public School Requirements Over the years, there has been intentional word mixing by some officials in order to draw independent homeschoolers back into the public schools.  Across the board, confusion often reigns as to who or who is not a homeschooler.  It usually lies on the homeschool community’s back […]

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  • Hands On Science Kits
    Hands On Science Kits Tumblehome Learning, helps kids imagine themselves as young scientists or engineers and encourages them to experience science through adventure and self-guided discovery. Exciting mystery Adventure Fun experiments Hands On Science Kits All carefully designed to engage students. Learn more about how to engage and satisfy your kids scientific curiosity GO to […]

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  • Unschooling, what is it?
    Unschooling, what is it? Unschooling, Un schooling what is it? Defining unschooling is a little like describing a color, and every bit as elusive. You can rely on commonly-held descriptions; for example, we generally all agree what blue looks like, but what about cobalt, aqua, navy, cyan, sapphire, azure, indigo, cerulean, turquoise or cornflower? It’s […]