Math Learning Games

Have fun with this hands on math learning game! Here are the items you need to begin for a two player game: 1 dice 10 sticks of 10 blocks.  (I have two of the sticks broken apart into “ones” while the other 8 sticks are “tens.”) Players take turns rolling the dice and taking that

Why We Are Unschooling

It happened almost on accident, out of necessity. 1. Life happens.   There are always interruptions to schooling.  Even if the kids were in public school, they would be out for sick days, holidays, and various vacation days.  The past two years I have had two hard pregnancies back to back.  (My boys are not

Book Adventure: Our Go to for Reading Comprehension

While scanning the web looking for language arts curriculum I came across a great website for encouraging reading!  It’s Book Adventure, similar to the accelerated reading programs in the public schools.  Kids log in to the website and take a 5-10 question quiz on a book they have read to earn points.  There is an online