Category Archives for Crafts

Seamless Learning

Seamless Learning By Jen Holmstrom When we choose to homeschool we are given a very special gift. The ability to experience hands on activities and interactive field trips that will educate our children. The special part is that these experiences can result in acquired life skills and abilities that enhance self reliance. We are raising […]

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Lapbooking as a Tool for Learning

What is lapbooking? As home educators, we continuously look for fun and creative ways for our children to express to us what they have learned.  Rather than a multiple choice exam, a lapbook is one way to accomplish more in-depth explanation from the child.  Reteaching is one of the best ways for anyone to learn, […]

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Photo Puzzles

Puzzle Me a Picture! What would happen if you take two things that people love, photos and jigsaw puzzles, and mix them together? You would get an invitation, gift, or party game that no one could resist and everyone will love. Photo jigsaw puzzles are easy to create and will leave a lasting memory time […]

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Yummy Chocolate Unit Study

This time of year, as we ponder all the yummy treats that will pass by our eyes, one in particular comes to mind – CHOCOLATE! Have you ever wondered how chocolate is made?  How it came to be?  Who decided that the little cacao bean should become something so delectable?  Did you know that chocolate […]

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How to make a homemade whiteboard

Many people who homeschool use visual aides.  Whiteboards are just so expensive to buy, why not make one yourself?  You can get as simple or as elaborate as you want to with this, explore and plan the whiteboard that will best fit your family needs and your budget!   Sheet protector – genius! I learned […]

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