All posts by ToriAnn Perkey

Teach Grammar to Six Year Olds

Teach grammar to six year olds … And have fun?!? Oh, yeah!! Check out this fabulous grammar game for elementary kids that I love playing too! We laugh like crazy! Click HERE if you think you might want one for your homeschool.

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How To Conquer Homeschool Mom Fear

Sometimes the biggest thing that gets in the way of having a homeschool that really works is the fear that it’s NOT working. You look around and see all the amazing things that other people are doing — on Facebook, on Pinterest. Or you hear about it at the local park day — the kid […]

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Ancient China + Math = Win! {Review}

What happens when you combine an engaging story, Ancient China, and an elementary math concept? A fabulous way to get your kids excited about learning math! Click HERE if you want to check it out for your homeschool.

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What REALLY makes a good homeschool day?

Question: What does a “good” homeschool day look like for you? Answer: For me, a good homeschool day is one where everybody is willing to engage in some kind of learning. When they were little that meant that they would play the games I had created or wanted to read the books I had chosen. […]

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Teach Homeschool Math with Mythology {Review}

We love Zeus on the Loose! Fabulous way to mix mythology and math … teaching mental arithmetic in a game that you can play quickly over and over. Click HERE if you want to check it out for your homeschool.

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Long Road Perspective of Successful Homeschools

One day at a time … one day at a time … Homeschool success is NOT built in an instant. It is full of messy disasters, unintended detours, and collossal failures. It is ALSO full of delightful moments and exciting discoveries. And you never know which is coming today. But if you show up today […]

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How to Regulate Screen Time

Question: How do you regulate screen time? Answer: Ah … screen time … the big elephant in the room for every homeschool parent. To do it … to not do it … how much is too much? … what about educational stuff? Here’s what we do: 1. Each kid has certain planned learning experiences (some […]

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History “Where’s Waldo” Style {Review}

What happens when you mash up “Where’s Waldo?” with “A Moment in History” … this amazing homeschool history resource. My kids have spent YEARS going through this book. Finding extra tidbits every step of the way. Click HERE if you want to check it out for your homeschool.

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Why You Need to Celebrate Today

Hey you! Do you take time to celebrate? No — not “it’s birthday time and we need to have a party” celebrate. I mean really CELEBRATE! Celebrate the first time your kid writes the letter “s” the correct direction … or the fact that your two boys made it 15 minutes without trying to kill […]

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Imagination Runs Wild with a Bilibo {Review}

The power of open-ended toys is … well … endless. The bilibo that I’m talking about this week is one of the most open-ended toys that I’ve ever found. Click HERE if you want one for your homeschool.

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