Category Archives: Quiet Projects

Handwork or Getting The Children To Make Their Own Toys!

One of the challenges of homeschooling is finding ways to help everyone learn that don’t involve everyone having separate lessons.  Of course some things do need to be separate because different children have different needs and are at different levels, … Continue reading

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Raising Engineers On A Rainy Day

So what do you do when it’s muddy out? Small inside, and brains and hands need occupation? Break out the play-dough and the blocks and have a little lesson on the importance of mortar when building! Pin It

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The Budding Engineer: Lego Bridge Project

Now that Buggle can read he really prefers to spend his roomtime with his nose in a book. This is all very good but since I don’t want him to only spend time in his mind I’ve been looking for … Continue reading

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Geography Study: Week 1

This summer we’re studying the 50 states using the United States Coloring Book from Rod and Staff Publishers and a couple of workbooks (one first grade level for Su and a second grade level one for F) I picked up … Continue reading

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Creating: Quiet Space

When S and I were first getting to know each other we got to talking one day about house design and the things we would look for in a home: a big kitchen, lots of space for entertaining and (I … Continue reading

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Creating: Downloads for Quiet Projects

Last week I talked about some of the important reasons to create quiet in our homes and this week I thought I would give you the opportunity to download some of the materials I use for one of our scheduled … Continue reading

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