The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas: 500+ Fun and Creative Learning Activities for Kids Ages 3-12

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Crown/Archetype, Mar 25, 2009 - Education - 360 pages
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Fun and Effective Home Learning Activities for Every Subject
As a homeschooling parent, you're always looking for new and creative ways to teach your child the basics. Look no longer! Inside this innovative helper, you'll find kid-tested and parent-approved techniques for learning math, science, writing, history, manners, and more that you can easily adapt to your family's homeschooling needs. And even if you don't homeschool, you'll find this book a great teaching tool outside the classroom. You'll discover fun and educational activities for kids ages 3 to 12, including how to:
·Create maps based on favorite stories, such as Treasure Island or The Wizard of Oz
·Make letters out of French fries as an alphabet learning aid
·Explore architecture by building igloos, castles, and bridges with sugar cubes and icing
·Review spelling words by writing them on the sidewalk with chalk
·And many more!
This comprehensive collection of tried-and-true—and generally inexpensive—ideas provides the best-of-the-best homeschooling activities that can be done anywhere, anytime, and by anyone.

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User Review  - Brian Head -

This was a great book with very cool ideas. As a new homeschooling Mom it was a big help on kick starting our program. Giving me out of the box ideas to help keep things fun. Read full review

User Review  - Kolleen Heck -

The book is full of little tid bits to use. A lot of the items are found around the house which is a big help. I think this will be a book I will get ideas from for a good while. Read full review


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Linda Dobson, author of Homeschooling: The Early Years, The Homeschooling Book of Answers, and The Art of Education, is the news editor and columnist for Home Education Magazine. She is also a member of the National Home Education Network. The mother of three homeschooled children, she lives in Saranac Lake, New York.

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