"I’ve been a bit of a bummer lately I think, complaining about stress and a new school year and so on. So today?? Good news! I’m seeing some cooperation! We’re stopping for lunch shortly with almost everyone done with half their schoolwork. Several things have contributed to this happy state....I’m off to lunch, singing a happy song."So what's everyone else singing a happy song about?
Crack the Egg presents List of Good Reads for Bad Days.
The Expanding Life presents Why Picture Books Matter.
LEARNING TO READ
Mumma's Place presents Fun with Phonics: "Some Phonic activities suitable for children struggling with learning to read especially with APD (Auditory Processing Delay)."
Our Curious Home presents Mask Making.
Life of a Redheaded Mama presents The Glittering Leaves of Fall. "My oldest daughter and I did a tree craft together."
Mothers of Boys presents So Simple Paper Art. (LINK FIXED) "If your son is like mine and doesn't like "crafts," he still might love this art project. Best thing--its free!"
Living Education presents a review of Rummikub - "a resource we use as a family to help with number recognition, colour recognition, logic, strategy and mathmatical skills."
Fisher Academy International presents Outdoor Hour Challenge #2: Geese... (or not).
Sage Parnassus looks at the stars in The "How I Wonder What You Are" Mood.
Baby Steps has a photo post of their Nature Study.
A STRONG COMMUNITY
Corn and Oil presents The Concept of Community.
Mom Seriously presents Human Resources are Key For Homeschooling. "Every homeschooling mom needs a few human resources she feels comfortable calling on when the going gets tough: a veteran homeschool mom, a mom who is right where she is, and a team of community advisors."
GENERALLY HAPPY THINGS
Day By Day in Our World presents Back to (home)school Bash!
Jacqueline's Jabberings presents Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! "A celebration of a special moment and a shared secret as a result of reading and learning together at home."
Dewey's Treehouse presents Is November Dull? Nope.
Lips that Speak Knowledge looks at the relationship between love and effective homeschooling.
THE SERIOUS SIDE OF LEARNING
Blah, Blah, Blog asks if homeschooling is really Play, Play, Play All Day.
Parent at the Helm presents Trust the Feelings You’re Having about Your Child’s Education.
Our Life in Words presents Educational Philosophy. "Theresa explores various educational philosophies and how she is utilizing various aspects of different philosophies in her first year of homeschooling her daughters."
Barbara Frank Online presents Homeschooling for Free. "The goal of homeschooling for free, especially at the high school level, is a foolish one if the only consideration is cost."
The Legacy of Home presents Homeschool Idea - Bible Treasure Box.
ParentDumb looks at Flexible Thinking.
Why Homeschool presents Free Kaplan ACT and SAT prep class. "Janine shares how to use Kaplan to help prepare your children for college."
Faithful With A Few presents The Proverbs 31 Woman – Are We Ready for Her? – Pt 1.
And that's the end of this edition of the Carnival of Homeschooling.
The next Carnival of Homeschooling will be hosted at The HomeSpun Life.
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Thanks as always to the Cates for continuing this carnival!