DIY Magnetic Compass Project

DIY Magnetic Compass Project

We love learning with a variety of methods in our homeschool. Learning about Geography & what a compass is, is one thing  we for sure want to teach. A compass is merely a tool that indicates a direction. Sure, there’s a little more involved, but that is the basic definition of a compass. However, the…

Box Curriculum for High School

Box Curriculum for High School

***Prater 5 Media, LLC may have been compensated by either finances or product in exchange for this review. All opinions are my own thought. *** One question I see being asked a lot is whether or not to use box curriculum for High School as part of homeschooling. This question becomes a bit more urgent…

Our Top Posts of 2018

Our Top Posts of 2018

Can you believe we are now in 2019?! We had an amazing year. We have come so far with this blog that began from humble beginnings. I actually began this site as a platform to write down my thoughts and keep family and friends updated while my husband was on Active Duty in the Army….

Fun Facts About Ben Franklin

Fun Facts About Ben Franklin

History lessons are a staple in our home. The lessons come from movies and videos, my husband enlightening us with lesser known history facts, and reading books about historical events and people. I’d like to think we’ve passed down our love of history to our kids. One of the topics we’re diving into starting in…

DIY Christmas Tree Craft

DIY Christmas Tree Craft

This time of year, I love to get the kids involved with crafts and activities as a way to make our homeschool a little more fun and spunky! I also like to try to make it as educational as possible. It’s also that time of the year we love to make Christmas crafts! This year,…

DIY Nativity Ornament

DIY Nativity Ornament

DIY Nativity Ornament  These DIY Nativity Ornaments are always a fun craft project for Christmas time. We make these almost every year and then gift them to loved ones and friends. While the craft is fun to make with the kids, it is also fun to talk about the night Jesus was born, how different life was…

Water & Coin Science Experiment

Water & Coin Science Experiment

I’m sure you’ve heard me say on here that science experiments aren’t my thing normally! That’s why I have to think of Science experiments like this Water & Coin Science Experiment. Science experiments like this is incredibly easy and uses regular household items.  Have you ever wondered what to do with all the random change just…