10 Ways to SAVE BIG 💰 on Kids' Extracurriculars ⚽️🎻

FREE Magic School Bus Science Curriculum

I think most people know that The Magic School Bus is an awesome educational resource — jam-packed full of science facts and lessons, packaged in a way that kids love: fun, engaging, and entertaining. But how do we turn an educational television show into a full-on science curriculum? I’m here to share how we did it in our home! I was able to find some great worksheets to go with the episodes (credit to them here), but figuring out how to actually turn it into a curriculum was a big hot mess. I spent a lot of hours compiling and organizing everything and writing lesson plans Read More

10 Ways to SAVE BIG 💰 on Kids' Extracurriculars ⚽️🎻

Homeschooling the 50 States for FREE!

I’m a big proponent of using FREE resources for homeschooling as much as possible. In fact, it’s possible to homeschool completely for free if you really want to! {Check out this post for more ways you save money on homeschooling!} I took a little of the work out of it for you today, and I put together this list of resources to homeschool the good ole U.S.A.’s 50 states for free! Here you’ll find printables, resources, links, and even tests! :: Lesson Plans :: This is what my lesson plans looked like each session. We did Geography twice a week for 30 weeks, for 60 Read More

10 Ways to SAVE BIG 💰 on Kids' Extracurriculars ⚽️🎻

Our 2015 School Year

It’s that time of year again! We are beginning a new school year on Monday! As if homeschooling isn’t outside-the-box enough, we had to switch it up even more and do a January-November school year instead of the traditional September-May. I know, I know, it’s weird. But it works for us. When I started doing it, it was because of several reasons: my son (and I) were anxious to start already I wanted a “trial period” to see if homeschool was really for us before REAL schools started. I wanted to take off Advent instead of the summer. Now, my reasons are different, but I Read More