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Curriculum Choices {2016-2017}

This year will begin our fourth year of homeschooling! Here are our curriculum choices for the 2016-2017 school year which begins on Monday, July 11th: ~ Together ~ Bible We always begin our day by reading a Bible story. It’s

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Usborne & Geography Match Up’s (All Cycles)

The Geography Memory Work for each of the 3 cycles is different every cycle, but these 3 books are excellent resources to have on hand while learning the Geography Memory Work. (I realized after the picture was taken that Animal

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Usborne & Math Match Ups (All Cycles)

These are match up’s for all 3 cycles because the Math Memory Work is the same for all three cycles! First Illustrated Math Dictionary The First Illustrated Dictionaries are such an incredible resource for elementary students. All basic, foundational math

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Usborne & Cycle 1 Science Match Up’s Week by Week

This list will give you Usborne books, week-by-week, for Cycle 1’s Science Memory Work! All book titles are linked to Sarah’s Usborne page to make shopping quick and easy for you! Weeks 1 & 2: Classifications & Kingdoms of Living

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Curriculum Choices for 2015-2016

I feel like making curriculum choices for my girls this year wasn’t difficult at all because we are now just continuing on to the next level of what was begun last year, with some minor tweaks here and there. This

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Our Homeschool Year in Review: What Worked and What Didn’t

It’s time to evaluate last year’s curriculum! What worked and what didn’t? What Worked? All About Reading Level 1 – I guess I can’t technically say that this worked for us this year since we got 14 lessons in and

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Sum Swamp

After Ready-Made Preschool today Sweet Pea asked if we could play a game. She chose Sum Swamp, which is one of the best games out there to help children learn the concepts of adding and subtracting! The game is for

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Preschool Calendar Notebook {Mama’s Learning Corner}

I’ve seen a bunch of these available on the internet through various sources, but when I saw Mama’s Learning Corner’s Preschool Calendar Notebook, I knew it would be the perfect addition to our Morning Calendar Time to help the girls

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Write them on the tablet of your heart.

Something I struggle with is Scripture Memory. I’ve never really been good about memorizing Scriptures. Sure, I have certain verses in my memory, but often times I find myself trying to remember a Scripture but then drawing a blank and

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What does Calendar Time look like?

I know that as homeschoolers we have the freedom to venture away from the ways traditional schools do things. And I also know “Calendar Time” is pretty much standard in every classroom across America in Kindergarten (at least it was

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