Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar Review

Our once resistant six year old has been loving Jolly Phonics from jollyliteracy.com. He has been learning his letter sounds in a whole new way and has been making amazing progress! Plus he’s had a great time singing songs in Jolly Songs to help reinforce his learning! just2ducks LLC also sent us Jolly Grammar from […]

Talking Shapes is Now Online {Talking Shapes Review}

Recently, our youngest son (age 6) has been exploring a familiar phonics program in a different setting. Previously for our Talking Shapes review we reviewed this program as an app on their iPad. Now Talking Shapes: A Supplemental Curriculum for Early Literacy is available online. This phonics supplement from Talking Fingers Inc. is ideal for […]

Homeschool Math for Grades K-12 {CTCMath Review}

Sometimes we are blessed with the opportunity to review curricula we have reviewed in the past and see it in a whole new way. That has been the case with CTCMath! Now that the kids are at different ages and stages (and our youngest is now at school age) we found that CTCMath is actually […]

Orphs of the Woodlands at Tangletree {Star Toaster Review}

We love educational apps. This is especially true when we’re constantly out and about like we have been lately. I love that we can take learning on the go! Our daughter has been using Orphs of the Woodlands at Tangletree from Star Toaster. Star Toaster offers interactive books with fun, educational games. Their online interactive […]

Beric The Briton {Heirloom Audio Productions Review}

We have really enjoyed the audio adventures from Heirloom Audio Productions. It really brings history to life in an exciting way. They offer stories that take children back in time and introduce Christian Heroes for Christian kids. Their latest in The Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty is Beric The Briton. I was definitely excited to […]

Revisiting an Old Favorite in a New Way {ABeCeDarian Review}

A few years ago we had the opportunity to share our ABeCeDarian review. ABeCeDarian Company offers a reading program that addresses the key areas of phonemic awareness, phonics, and fluency. It was a new way for us to learn reading, and I was recently considering starting it with our youngest (age 6). When I was […]

Online Art Lessons {ArtAchieve Review}

Our kids have completely different feelings about art. Our daughter absolutely LOVES art and could draw all day long every day if given the opportunity. Our oldest son, though, really doesn’t like it much at all. His feelings are more because he feels like he can’t do it well, though. So I was definitely excited […]

State the Facts {Laurelwood Books Review}

Something we have been lacking in our homeschool is a solid resource for learning about our state – Ohio. The resources I find are either geared for younger children or are too complicated. Recently, though, our daughter has been learning about Ohio with State the Facts: a Guide to Studying Your State from Laurelwood Books. […]

Learning the Bible in a Fun and Interactive Way {Veritas Press Review}

Our kids definitely learn best when they are having fun. Recently, they have been learning the Bible in a way that is fun and interactive with VeritasBible.com. This homeschool Bible curriculum from Veritas Press has been a great addition to our homeschool curriculum. VeritasBible.com is an online Bible curriculum that allows kids to progress through […]

My School Year (Homeschool Record Keeping) Review

Something that tends to get a lot of buzz in the homeschool community is keeping records. Everybody has different homeschool styles as well as ways of planning and keeping records. Even so, everybody needs needs it! My School Year (Homeschool Record Keeping) from MySchoolYear.com offers online homeschool record keeping designed to make it easy regardless […]

LearnBop Online Math Review

We’re currently just over halfway through our school year (we start in January), and we’ve had a touch and go year with Math. It seems some concepts the kids have really caught on quickly while others have been more challenging. Recently our older two children (ages 8 and 10) have been getting math help through […]

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