LiteracySoft Review

    LiteracySoft offers an app, Phonics and Reading with McGuffey, which has 52 lessons to help teach children to read. Phonics and Reading with McGuffey works on both the iPad and iPhone. I downloaded it to both, but because I couldn’t figure out how to save progress across devices I had them stick to […]

Dr. Craft’s Active Play Books Review

Dr. Craft’s Active Play Books put together Active Play! Fun Physical Activities for Young Children to help raise awareness of childhood obesity and gets kids moving! Toddlers and preschoolers need a lot of activity, but there is a growing problem now that they aren’t getting enough of it! As a homeschooling mom I can relate […]

A Journey Through Learning Lapbooks Review

A Journey Through Learning offers a variety of subjects that help kids learn through Lapbooks. We have never done Lapbooks before, and I think their quote explains it well “Scrapbooking with an Educational Twist.” It definitely adds a more hands-on experience to education. For our review we reviewed Letters, Numbers and Shapes with our almost […]

ABeCeDarian Review

ABeCeDarian Company offers a reading program for new readers (Kindergarten or early 1st grade) up to 6th grade. It is divided into 4 levels: Level A for students reading at kindergarten through mid-1st grade level. Level B for students reading at mid-1st grade through 2nd grade level. Level C for students reading at 3rd and […]

Adventus MusIQ Homeschool Review

Adventus offers an array of music and piano learning solutions. We had the chance to review their MusIQ HomeSchool program. MusIQ Homeschool is a seven-year curriculum that includes more than 20 levels from beginners to advanced. They offer an Early Level Curriculum for ages 4-10 and a multi-level curriculum for ages 10+. We used the […]

ARTistic Pursuits Revew

ARTistic Pursuits is a very thorough and enjoyable Art Program. They offer curriculum for Preschool through High school. Instead of using a formal and overly structured approach, they use a creative based, age-appropriate approach to Art, which makes it more enjoyable for everyone! It focuses on on their interests to create motivation for them to […]

TouchMath 1st Grade Review

TouchMath is a multisensory program for grades Pre-K through 2nd grade. It is a full hands-on curriculum with a lot of additional manipulatives you can purchase the correspond nicely with the program. TouchMath, to me, in itself is not a new concept as I used the same learning mechanism when I was young as well. […]

A+ Tutorsoft Online Math Review

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. A+ Tutorsoft, Inc. is an multisensory Math curriculum for grades 1-6. We reviewed the A+ Interactive Math Online Homeschool Edition for 1st Grade. We used the program for our oldest son. Our daughter is also in 1st Grade but gets easily frustrated by computer work whereas our son really […]

Handwriting Without Tears iPad App Review

The first thing we did after downloading the App was creating an account for each child – our 5 year old and 6 year old. Both are learning at the 1st grade level but both have special needs that affect fine motor skills. Our daughter, in particular, has trouble with reversals (reversing both letters and […]

Apologia Zoology 2 Review

I have heard so many positive reviews for Apologia Educational Ministries that I was extremely excited to have the chance to review Exploring Creation with Zoology 2: Swimming Creatures of the Fifth Day. In fact, I’m not sure who was more excited: the kids or me! We also had the opportunity to document our experiences […]

The Old Schoolhouse Magazine Review – November Issue

The Old Schoolhouse Magazine offers a free monthly publication for homeschool families. It is a valuable resource for homeschool families that can be accessed online or through your tablet or smart phone. When I first discovered I could access it on my iPad as well, I was very excited because there are many times I’m […]

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