Learning about Early Modern World History with Documentaries

I put together this study for my 5th grader and 7th grader.  It is a continuation of the documentary-focused Middle Ages study we did last school year.   When my boys were younger we tended to do history studies with lots of hands-on activities.  Now that they are getting older,…

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Nutrition and Fitness Unit Study

My 7th grader and 5th grader will be exploring nutrition this school year.  My first grader will also participate as appropriate.  The goal of this study is to help my children learn how to make and why to make nutritious food choices.  I am skimming over any weight loss issues…

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Miller-Levine Biology Schedule with Labs – Macaw i-Pad Edition

I put together a chronological schedule for Miller-Levine Biology including labs.  My child will be reading the Macaw i-Pad edition and mostly using labs from the Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Experiments and the Miller & Levine Biology Laboratory Manual A   If you look on this schedule you will…

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Dutch Blitz Game Review

Despite its simple appearance this fast paced card game is loads of fun. Dutch Blitz is for age eight and up, but can be adapted for younger players. My boys are five and seven and both are able to play this game. This game isn’t just fun. It gives your…

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