Helpful Homeschool Tips!
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10+ Helpful Homeschooling Tips
As we round out 2019, I wanted to thank you for being part of my community and share some tips and tricks to help you finish the year out strong. I hope you find these to be a blessing, and that you have a wonderful rest of the year!
One of the great things about homeschooling is that we tend to raise kids who love to read. The hard part about that is that books can be expensive! Dana from The Art Kit (that’s me!) shares some fantastic ideas for finding free and inexpensive books for your kids to enjoy!
If you’re struggling to make schedules and family discipline run smoothly, especially this time of year, you’re definitely not alone. Annette from In All You Do has useful strategies to help you keep it all together with 4 Rules of Family Discipline. You’ll also find an adorable free “Family Rules” printable!
Ebooks are a tool that many of us use, either due to space, cost, or ease of use. Yvie at Homeschool on the Range shares some great tips for finding free Kindle books and other electronic resources!
Homeschooling can get pricey, but there are ways to tame the cost. The ladies at The Homeschool House have some strategies for keeping the homeschooling costs in line while keeping your homeschool fun, interesting, and full of learning opportunities.
Whether you’re looking at curriculum choices for next semester or next year, chances are you’ll soon be thinking about how to plan out your next round of homeschool courses. Sarah from My Joy-Filled Life shares some terrific strategies for narrowing down your choices and choosing your homeschool curriculum!
Many homeschool families take a well-earned break over the holidays, but getting back into the swing of things in January can be a bit rough. Jenny from Faith & Good Works shares some terrific tips for starting your day off strong with a morning routine!
Do you have a reluctant writer? Or perhaps a student who thinks they “hate writing?” Dachelle at Hide the Chocolate can show you how to win your reluctant writers over and teach them valuable skills with freewriting.
If you have a student graduating soon, chances are you have questions and a lot of preparations to make. Debbie from Homeschooling Dietitian Mom has some useful high school graduation tips for homeschoolers to help you out!
An issue that many kids (and parents) face today is that of encouraging your kids to spend less time in front of a screen and more time outdoors. Bethany from Bethany Ishee has some terrific ideas for your tweens to become more active and creative outdoors!
Homeschool scheduling can present a challenge, especially with multiple kids and crazy schedules. Abby from Making Room 4 One More shares a fantastic free tool – Trello – and shows you how to use it to make your homeschool scheduling a breeze!
Do you ever find yourself over-planning your homeschool days to the point that there’s no room left to have fun with learning? Sara from Heart and Soul Homeschooling shares some wonderful strategies to help you find the balance between a robust lesson plan and joyful learning.
With all the hustle and bustle this time of year, it can be challenging to help your kids stay focused on what truly matters. Betty from Peace Creek on the Prairie has put together a collection of fun and easy Nativity crafts to help your kids focus on Christ in fun ways as Christmas draws near!
Many of us start out the year with a wonderfully organized homeschool space, but as the semester draws on, clutter tends to take over. Kimberly from Brookdale House has some great ideas to help you organize your homeschool space and keep it all under control!
I hope you find these tips and strategies helpful! Please feel free to save this email or pin the posts so that you can find them easily.