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Three Ideas for Boosting Learning Through Play

Posted on 7.Sep.21 in Homeschool Tips

Playtime can have a bad rap as a distraction from learning. Time spent in play does provide fun, relaxation, and a break from intense studying. However, play itself is a necessary part of learning. Taking a break from concentrated reading, writing, and memorizing allows young minds to use the skills, knowledge, and ideas they have […]

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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. 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 their skills improve, you can advance […]

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Must-read sports books from Lerner

Posted on 7.Sep.21 in Awards

Homeschooling allows some kids more time to pursue the sport of their choice. Whether your kids take part in team sports, or simply compete in the backyard, each child can benefit from studying their favorite sport. LightSail provides ample opportunity to read up on a wide variety of sports and athletes through their partnership with […]

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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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Unit studies for homeschoolers

Posted on 3.Sep.21 in Homeschool Tips

Steps to Designing a Homeschool Unit Study To turn your kids’ passions into educational opportunities, include unit studies in your homeschool plans. Homeschool unit studies are opportunities for students to focus their schoolwork around a particular theme for a period of time. Parents often choose to incorporate a variety of school subjects into these thematic […]

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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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LightSail provides time-saving features in busy homes

Posted on 2.Sep.21 in Homeschool Tips

Every homeschooling parent dreams of a good schedule that works.  Yet, different reading abilities and scattered resources can make each school day a scheduling nightmare.  Fortunately, LightSail’s innovative catalog of features is the organized boost you’re seeking for a productive homeschool schedule.   Whether you have one child or multiple learners in your home, you can […]

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How to Create a Christian Preschool Curriculum

Posted on 1.Sep.21 in Faith-based

A child’s preschool year of learning basic concepts lays a strong foundation for the rest of a student’s life. Aside from helping a child learn their colors, preschool can get them in the routine of sitting for schoolwork each day, even if it’s in short spurts. Many parents prefer to create their own Christian preschool […]

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Christian Curriculum for Little Ones

Posted on 1.Sep.21 in Faith-based

As a Christian homeschooling parent, you want to build your little one’s faith and generate a lifelong love for learning.  With all of the early literacy programs to choose from, that is no small task for parents of little ones. LightSail is the ideal supplement to bridge this gap while building your child’s Christian education […]

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