Great Homeschooling Links – September 4, 2010

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Heading Back-to-School!

Whether you are heading back to school or just continuing your year round schooling, chances are you are finding yourself in the process of ‘freshening up’ your homeschooling plan and routine.  Looking for inspiration?  Read on!

“A Chivalrous Son”  –
Heart to Heart with Diane
Character Training for our young men

“A Hole In the Middle” – The Artful Parent

Change up your child’s regular drawing/painting/coloring artwork by putting a hole in the paper!

“Book Sling” – Penny Carnival

Encourage reading throughout your home by keeping books everywhere.  This is made possible with this artful and make-it-yourself book sling tutorial.

Menthos Geyser – Kitchen Pantry Scientist

It’s not just for youth group games!  The reaction between soda and Menthos candies is explosive (literally!).  The materials are easy to come by, and the entertainment is immediate!

Teaching Creative Writing – Heart of the Matter

Thoughtful ideas to instill an interest in creative writing in your children.

Homeschool Calendar & Morning Board – Homeschool Creations

As you start back to school, this post packed with printables will get you and your children off to a great start each day!

Proverbs Printables – Mama Jenn

Mama Jenn generously shares all of her Proverbs printables for you to use in teaching the power of Proverbs to your children!  (Poke around her site for many other wonderful Bible printables!)

Lifestyle of Learning: Grammar – Raising Arrows

Do you stress out about teaching grammar?  Do you get flustered yourself with all the ‘rules of grammar’?  If so, this post may set your mind at ease a bit.

Now I Know My ABC’s – Totally Tots

Are you teaching a preschooler or kindergartner this year?  Looking for creative fun ways to teach letters?  This post (and links therein) have great ideas for all 26 letters!

When Holly isn’t busy planning for back-to-school, she ‘takes her reality virtual’ at Bloggy Mama.

Angie Kauffman
Angie, a domestically challenged nerd and mom of three very fun kids, is the founder of Real Life at Home.  Angie also listens to music every chance she gets, writes eBookspodcastsloves Pinterestdocuments the little moments in life on Instagram, and occasionally sleeps.