Awesome Fiction Books for Homeschooling Teens {Giveaway}

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Have you been trying to find good-quality books for your teen? Does your teen like realistic fiction? Are you wanting your teen to love reading without being exposed to junk? Then read on to find about a couple of books that will surpass your expectations. You also have a chance to win a copy! Read on to find out how. New Novel From Christian Author Jason McIntire - "Flight School: One Summer, Many Choices" If you've read The Sparrow Found A House by Jason McIntire (Elisha Press, 2013), … [Read more...]

Learn Everything About Airplanes {Free Printable}

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August 19th was Aviation Day. We are so excited to bring you a cool post on our visit to USS Midway in San Diego as well as some ideas and books to read. You can use this information for Aviation Day or anytime! Learn everything about airplanes! It'll be grand! Learn Everything About Airplanes Have you ever taken the time to study airplanes in detail with your children? It is quite fascinating! How about the history of flight? I love to read about Leonardo DaVinci's models as well as the … [Read more...]

Teach your Preschooler the Basics in a Fun Way

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How do Preschoolers Learn Best? Preschoolers are curious and love hands-on activities. Preschoolers love work that they can touch and make sense of with their eyes and hands. A "look only" approach is not very successful with children, especially with children 6 and under. In this post, you will see a number of creative, fun and very educational activities that Preschoolers will love and want to do over and over again. The best part is that it is so easy for moms and dads to put together! … [Read more...]

Everything For Our Lovely & Active Toddlers {Link Party #54}

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Hello, everyone! The Natural Homeschool is so excited to welcome you to this week’s "A Little Bird Told Me" Link Party #54. We have so many fantastic bloggers out there that are writing some fabulous posts and we would love for them to share what they’re most proud of. Here are our awesome featured posts this week: Everything For Our Lovely & Active Toddlers. 1. Free Painting with Toddlers – the Benefits of Painting, for Kids by Hen Family 2. Fun Books to Read with Toddlers by Mama's … [Read more...]

Observing Parts of Trees & Plants {Lessons, Hands-on Activities & Books}

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Have you checked out our post about the Life Stages of Human Beings yet? If not, be sure and read it after you finish reading this one! It was so much fun and we show you many of the activities we did during that unit. In this post, you will see what we have been doing for the past couple of months in our botany unit. I didn't take pictures of every single activity, craft and book, but I will make sure you get a really good idea on how this unit went and how you can implement it in your … [Read more...]

15 Autumn Nature Exploration & Activities

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Welcome to this fun set of Autumn crafts and activities! In this post, you will be inspired to create some of the best Autumn-related adventures. Let me know which on you like best and which one you will try first! Don't forget to enter the generous giveaway! Enter to win a $500 cash prize! You will find the widget at the bottom of this post.    I love this DIY Leaf Mask by Small + Friendly because it uses real leaves and it is just too adorable! I want to make this one with my … [Read more...]

The Best All-Inclusive Toddler Activities Set

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Did you read our post on the best baby activities that he/she will love? Well, this post is for toddlers and everything you can use to teach them in exactly the way that they learn at that age. This set is such a complete and thorough one, full of fun and engaging activities. Take a look to learn what you can interest your toddler in. This set is called Teach Your Toddler. It is a portfolio that is very organized and very complete. Let me tell you everything that is in it. I am sure that … [Read more...]

Teach Phonics & Reading to your Kindergartner with Success

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Is your kindergartner ready for reading? My oldest was able to read at a very early age and it has made a world of difference in learning. I was so excited that my youngest was showing interest for the written word and was looking around for a curriculum that would hold her interest and help teach her how to read. We reviewed the Horizons Phonics & Reading set for Kinder (Alpha Omega Publications) to see if it would meet our expectations. Here is what we found. What is in the Horizons … [Read more...]

Apples, Apples & More Apples (Link Party #53)

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Hello, everyone! The Natural Homeschool is so excited to welcome you to this week’s "A Little Bird Told Me" Link Party #53. We have so many fantastic bloggers out there that are writing some fabulous posts and we would love for them to share what they’re most proud of. Here are our awesome featured posts this week: Apples, Apples & More Apples.1. Pom Pom Apple Tree Painting by School Time Snippets 2. Paper Plate Apple {Preschool Craft} by Artsy Momma 3. All About Apples for Back to … [Read more...]

First Day of School {Free Printable Cards}

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Yesterday was our first day of homeschool! We are so excited, even though we homeschool year-round. I like to mark August or September as the beginning of each school year. We are ready for our new subjects, lessons and topics. And we are ready for our new homeschool co-op, new fun crafts and information as well as all the surprising homeschool has in store for us! How are your plans for homeschooling going? Have you decided when to start your homeschool year or are you playing it by ear? … [Read more...]