Georgia Homeschooling Information & Updates

Fun and Hands on Ways to Teach Colors

Is learning colors one of the homeschool goals for your child this school year? Here are some fun and hands on ways to teach colors to your preschooler. 

Are you seeking out easy yet effective techniques for teaching your child about colors? Check out these five methods that will make teaching colors fun and hands-on.

Play Games

Who says that work and play have to be two separate things? When it comes to children, playtime can be just as educational as sitting inside of a classroom. You can get creative with playing games that incorporate recognizing and identifying the various colors. For example, you can show your child something that is red and then have a scavenger hunt where you search for things around the house that are red. There is also a lot of apps that teach colors.

Seven Fun and Frugal Family Activities

Family time together is so important! If you need ideas as to what to do, check out these seven fun and frugal family activities!

I don’t know about your homeschool family, but sometimes I feel like even though we spend a ton of time together, we don’t actually spend “time” together. If you know what I mean…. Most of the activities I do with the kids are school related, the weekends are filled with grass to mow, errands to run, and commitments we have to keep up. Family fun days happen, but not as much as we would like.

Preparing Your Heart and Mind for the Homeschool Year

 Preparing for a new school year is more than just supplies and books. Prepare your heart and mind now for back to school. 

We often talk about curriculum choices and homeschool planning around this time of the year, but we all know that preparing for a new homeschool year is about more than that. It’s about clearing out our mental clutter and preparing our hearts for the biggest job we have — parenting and teaching our children!

How to Answer Homeschool Criticism

How you answer homeschool criticism will vary greatly. However, there are three things to consider before you respond, regardless of who you are responding to.

As a homeschooler, you need to be prepared for homeschool criticism. It will happen! Sometimes it will be from your family. Sometimes your friends, and often times the stranger at the grocery store.

How you answer homeschool criticism will vary greatly. However, there are three things to consider before you respond, regardless of who you are responding to.

How to Prepare for a New School Year

Whether we are ready or not, the new school year is almost upon us. Preparing for a new school year is a chore, but having things ready to go is a MUST!

Can you believe it is almost time to start back to school? Summer has flown by, and now is the time to begin thinking about preparing for the new school year. The first place I start is our school room. Preparing that space for a new school year can be a chore! Here are some tips that can help!

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