Homeschooling: Why We Do It

What image comes to mind when you think of “homeschooling”? I bet it’s based on your experiences (or lack of experience) with other homeschoolers. Some people homeschool for religious or faith reasons. Others homeschool based on need (travel, location, etc). And still others homeschool because they are unhappy with the direction that traditional schooling has taken. And, just as there… Read more →

Create: Play Dough

Sensory play is so important to a child’s development. What is sensory play? Anything that stimulates at least one of a child’s five senses. It’s about allowing kids to explore and learn about their world through their senses, and helps children develop cognitively, linguistically, socially and emotionally, as well as helping to foster creativity. This week’s big sensory project at… Read more →