James and the Giant Peach: 13 Fun Activities

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James and the Giant Peach is a wonderful book to study in your homeschool. It is has a fun cast of characters, is full of wonderful descriptive language and describes a great fantastical journey across the Atlantic Ocean.  James's life is dramatically improved as the book unfolds, which just makes everyone feel good! This book … Continue reading James and the Giant Peach: 13 Fun Activities

Homeschool Spelling Curriculum that Makes Sense

Cover of blog post Homeschool Spelling Curriculum that Makes Sense showing spelling books and related activities.

When we started homeschooling, I knew I wanted to teach my children spelling differently than it was taught in traditional schools.  In schools, typically 10 words (that may or may not have anything in common), are assigned each week and a variety of activities are done throughout the week to memorize them with a spelling … Continue reading Homeschool Spelling Curriculum that Makes Sense