Unit Study on Islam

Some might wonder why we, as Christians, decide to spend time learning about another religion.  I guess my reasons are two-fold.  First of all, I believe it is important to expose my children to other viewpoints and ideas about religion.  I want them to face questions and wonder while they…

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Basher Periodic Table Flashcards

Basher Periodic Table Flashcards have been a great addition to our homeschool.  I found them at a local store this past weekend and my 4th grader was pretty much begging to get out the flashcards earlier this week.  The flashcards have creative little pictures for each element with information about…

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Trojan Horse Pinata Art Activity

Our history this year has involved quite a bit of reading and not so many projects. I wanted to have my kids do some kind of project while studying ancient Greece. I searched around for different ideas before I decided on a Trojan Horse Pinata. I thought my kids would…

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Step by step through our crazy school day

Today I decided to keep track of what everyone was doing in 15 minute increments throughout our school day.  Crazy, right?  Everyone includes my 4th grader, my 2nd grader, my 3 year old, and myself.  You can see the standard schedule we use here.  We varied from it slightly today…

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