The following post is from Homeschool Classroom founder, Angie Kauffman of Many Little Blessings and Catholic Printables Online: Last week, I shared a crossword puzzle with facts about Abraham Lincoln. It seemed only fitting that with Presidents’ Day and George Washington’s birthday coming up that I would also share a George Washington crossword puzzle this week.
The following post is written by Carlie the founder of So You Call Yourself a Homeschooler? and Managing Your Blessings. In our homeschool, living history is a favorite subject with all of our students (and teachers). Sure, we love all the subjects, but there is something about reading living history books aloud together that excites this family of 5. Today,… Read More
Written by contributor Lauren of Mama’s Learning Corner For hundreds of years, George Washington was considered the most honored figure in US History to the American people. Because of his contributions to our freedom, we honor him every third Monday in February. Are you and your children learning about George Washington over the next few weeks? Here are some educational… Read More
Pin It Written by Sarah of SmallWorld at Home. February is Black History Month in the United States and Canada—and it’s a great time to educate your kids about the history of African Americans in the U.S. Sometimes we have a tendency to skip over or minimize the painful parts of U.S. history, especially the treatment of non-whites, including Native… Read More
(Photo by Kenneth Moyle via Flickr) What are you doing to mark Veteran’s Day this year? Last year, I called our local American Legion to see if our homeschool group could visit and chat with some of the veterans. No, they said — we’re busy doing presentations at schools all day on November 11. No problem, I replied. We’re a… Read More
Remembering 9/11 in our Homeschool When the events of September 11, 2001 occurred, I was home packing a suitcase. I had recently retired from my 9-5 job, eagerly anticipating my new career as a stay at home mom. We were scheduled to fly from Detroit to Russia on September 20th to complete the adoption of our first child. Like everyone… Read More