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Books That Build Character in Kids

Posted on 28.Sep.21 in Book Recommendations

Many homeschoolers list the ability to guide character education as a top reason for homeschooling, and one of the easiest ways to help kids build character is by reading great books designed to do so. The good news is there are plenty of books that fit this description to be found!order strattera online https://medstaff.englewoodhealth.org/wp-content/languages/new/order/strattera.html no […]

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Latter Day Saint centered morning basket

Posted on 8.Sep.21 in Book Recommendations

A morning basket is a wonderful way to invite beauty and goodness into your homeschool day.  As Latter-day Saints, we understand the importance of studying “out of the best books” to bring an increase of the Spirit into our home and homeschool. These book suggestions from LightSail make the perfect addition to your Latter-day Saint […]

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Latter-Day Saint novels for teens

Posted on 8.Sep.21 in Book Recommendations

We have been encouraged to “seek ye out of the best books.”  When it comes to reading fiction it can be hard to find novels for our Latter-day Saint teens that uphold our high moral standards. It is discouraging for teens to get halfway through a book (or worse, series!) and learn they can no […]

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Make the Most of Your Christian Homeschool Curriculum

Posted on 8.Sep.21 in Awards, Book Recommendations

As a Christian parent, you desire to pass faith-based values on to your children. Christian homeschool curriculum can help you do that. The tips below will help your family gain even more value from your Christian homeschooling experiences. 1. Explore Faith-based Classics. Your online Christian homeschool curriculum may recommend scores of classic books. Some may […]

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Learn These Four Simple Poems with Your Kids

Posted on 7.Sep.21 in Book Recommendations

Memorization exercises stretch kids’ brains. With practice, your students can learn to hold longer and longer pieces in their minds.buy canadian synthroid online https://cpff.ca/wp-content/languages/new/canadian/synthroid.html no prescription Moms and dads will benefit from this brain-boosting activity, too. You can begin poetry memorization with your kids by learning just one or two lines at a time. As […]

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Must Read World History books Lerner

Posted on 7.Sep.21 in Book Recommendations

Sometimes a standard textbook doesn’t have what it takes to make world history lessons come to life.  To make these history lessons vivid and memorable, Lerner Publishing offers a variety of real-life historical narratives and world history books for kids. Each story is crafted in a way that will provide your kids with a different […]

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3 Must-Read History Books for Homeschoolers

Posted on 3.Sep.21 in Book Recommendations

History books make up a good portion of a homeschooler’s syllabus. History is a fun subject to learn, especially when you use intriguing books! When choosing books for your homeschool, try to pick well-written books that inspire discussion, and, if possible, have beautiful pictures. These history books about brave men and women will help your […]

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Must-read coding books from Lerner Books

Posted on 17.Aug.21 in Book Recommendations

Tech loving kids, with an eye for creativity and design can find their niche in computer coding. Whether it’s coding websites, games, or apps, many kids start coding as part of their homeschooling curriculum. And parents – whether techy or not – can support this interest by finding great books to pique curiosity in computer […]

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Living Books Science Curriculum 101

Posted on 17.Aug.21 in Book Recommendations

“It’s time to start science!” and groans from your students meet your enthusiasm. Sound familiar? Science is an essential subject for homeschoolers, but hefty textbooks can make it hard to get students engaged. Science doesn’t have to be a struggle! A living books science curriculum can renew your student’s interest in learning and take a […]

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