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These articles are the most popular over the last month.
What Not to Say to a Homeschooler
Yeah, they said it. Here's how to deal with it (and avoid a playground fight).
What Homeschooling Really Looks Like
See that parent and child bent over a workbook? If that's your idea of homeschooling, think again.
Labor Day Printables
Labor Day Printables - Labor Day Wordsearch. Print the Labor Day Word Search and find the Labor Day related words.
Spelling Tricky Words: How to Remember Desert...
Tips for Remembering How to Spell Tricky Words - one 's' or two? Dessert or desert? Here are a couple of clues to help you get it straight.
Back to School Printables
Back to School Printables for you as you get started back to school.
How Some Parents Set Up a Daily Schedule for...
Need help setting up your daily schedule? Homeschoolers generally have a lot of freedom in setting up their schedule, but it sometimes takes a while to find out what works best for your family.
Handling Homeschooling Requirements
Find out how homeschooling regulations work in the United States.
State Unit Study - North Carolina
State Unit Study to learn the geography, state symbols and facts about North Carolina.
Labor Day Quiz
How much do you know about Labor Day?: johnny appleseed fundays calendar labor day calendars quiz
5 Steps to Beginning Homeschooling in North...
Homeschooling in North Carolina is not overly regulated, but there are a few edicts that everyone must follow. This article by Kerry Jones gives you the ins and outs of homeschooling in North Carolina.
Science Worksheets and Coloring Pages You Can...
Add these free printable science worksheets and coloring pages to your homeschool day to reinforce science knowledge and for variety and fun.
Check Out These Geography Worksheets on All 50...
Free geography worksheets for your students. Add these free printable geography worksheets to your homeschool day to reinforce geography skills and for variety and fun.
Free Printable Worksheets, Projects, and Forms
Printable worksheets for your students. Add these free printable worksheets, activity pages and coloring pages to your homeschool day for variety and fun.
Print Out This Coloring Book About the Letter...
My A Book - Letter A Coloring Book. Print the pages, color and assemble into a book.
10 Things to Consider Before Deciding to...
Is homeschool for you? Making the decision to homeschool is usually very difficult and not one to be taken lightly. It is a personal decision that I can't make for you, but maybe I can help you think it through. Consider these things in making your decision to homeschool.
How To Figure a Percentage and Letter Grade of...
A simple how to on figuring a percentage and letter grade of an assignment or test.
Homeschool Record Keeping Forms
Here are the printable forms that I've used in my own homeschooling and in homeschool support groups. These are for your personal use or use in your homeschool support group.
Celebrate Labor Day
The history and origin of Labor Day for homeschooling families. Learn about Labor Day and take a quiz.
History Worksheets on Everything from Medieval...
Add these free printable history worksheets to your homeschool day to reinforce history knowledge and for variety and fun.
Check Out These Health, Safety, and Nutrition...
Free physical education, health, safety and nutrition worksheets for your students. Add these free printable health, safety and nutrition worksheets to your homeschool day for variety and fun.
Missouri state unit study - facts and s...
A State Unit Study about Missouri: missouri state symbols missouri state unit homeschool info test your knowledge quiz test
What You Need to Know Before You Start...
Homeschooling Basics (101) covers ten basic steps to have a successful beginning in homeschooling. Find information on homeschool curriculum, support groups and homeschool laws, record keeping and other beginning resources.
2014 Calendar Year - Printable Coloring Calendar
Celebrate back to school with this September 2014 Coloring Calendar and keep track of your commitments and social life. Page 9.
10 Worksheets That Will Teach Your Child Basic...
Geography Printables - Geography Wordsearch. Print the Geography Word Search and find the Geography related words.
Homeschooling Kindergarten
Tips and suggestions for homeschooling your kindergartener. It should be a fun time.
5 Handwriting Worksheets for Every Letter of...
Handwriting worksheets for each letter. There are 5 different printable pages for 2 styles of writing. The first five are Zaner Bloser style, the next five are D'Nealian style. Print the handwriting worksheets, write the letters and color the pictures.
6 Ways to Keep Your Kids Learning All Summer
Homeschoolers don't always take the summer off, but they can still switch gears.
Earthquake Printables
Earthquake Printables - Earthquake Wordsearch. Print the Earthquake Word Search and find the Earthquake related words.
10 Activities That Will Teach Your Child to...
There are 5 different pages for 2 styles of writing. The first five are Zaner Bloser style, the next five are D'Nealian style.
Top 10 Magazines for Preschoolers
Here are some magazines for your younger kids. Even the little ones love to get magazines every month. These magazines are designed for babies, toddlers and early learners.
State Information - State Unit Studies
State Information Form for State Unit Studies.: state motto state flower information state flag state state bird
7 Surprising Things About Homeschooling
Homeschooling is more mainstream than you think -- but it's still very different from traditional school.
My Kindergarten Portfolio
My Kindergarten Portfolio - All About Me. Print the Kindergarten Portfolio All About Me page, color and add to portfolio. Page 2.
Our Homeschool Schedule
Our Homeschool Schedule - Kindergarten Schedule. We officially homeschool my 6 year old son. Our learning weeks run from Friday through Tuesday, as I work Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Youth Basketball
Philosphy - to offer the participants a high quality program that will teach the basic fundamentals, offensive and defensive philosophy, sportsmanship of the game, and to have all participants learn to respect their coaches, officials, and rules. Recreation is an important element in life and can help an individual develop mentally as well as physically.
Parts of the Microscope Printables
Parts of the Microscope Printables - Label the Microscope Worksheet. Label the parts of the microscope. Page 8.
What is Homeschooling?
Find out what homeschooling is, who does it, and how it works.
Cheap (and Free!) Homeschool Curriculum
Looking for some low-cost basic teaching materials? Here are some suggestions.
Learn Basic Musical Terms with These 10 Printouts
Music Basics Printables - Music Basics Crossword Puzzle. Print the Music Basics Word Search and find the Music Basics related words.
A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Your Own...
Follow these suggestions if you want to get started creating your own teaching plans for any subjects.
Typical Course of Study - Jr. High/High School
Annotated course of study for Jr. High/High School. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 12th Grade skills.
Spelling Tricky Words
We're all familiar with the "i before e, except after c" spelling rule; but what about the exceptions?
Fun Language Arts Worksheets on Vocabulary,...
Free language arts worksheets for your students. Add these free printable language arts worksheets to your homeschool day to reinforce language arts skills and for variety and fun.
Typical Course of Study
Annotated links for the typical course of study for 9th Grade Science to help you cover each topic and check mastery of that skill.
North Carolina State Bird
North Carolina State Bird is the Cardinal - North Carolina Unit Study.
How to Dry Flowers
An easy step by step method for drying flowers. A great how-to project for all ages.
Homeschool Curriculum Guide - Phonics Programs
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Homeschool Teacher Qualifications
Homeschool Teacher Qualifications Beyond the statistics, when someone talks about homeschooling, usually two points come up. The first is whether the parent is qualified to teach their child, and the second and possibly biggest question to homeschoolers everywhere is about socialization. Page 3.
Back-to-School Stress-Busters for Homeschoolers
Tired of the mall crowds at back-to-school time? Escape the crush by creating a schedule that suits your family's needs.
State Unit Study - Texas
State Unit Study to learn the geography, state symbols and facts about Texas.
Can You Begin Homeschooling Your Child Mid-Year?
Can I Begin Homeschooling Mid-year? Tips for taking your child out of school.
5 Quick-Start Homeschooling Tips
Steps to take when you're just starting to homeschool.
Let's Play Store Kit
Let's Play Store - Pretend Play Kit. Let's Play Store is a fun kit to encourage your kids to pretend play. Kids love to pretend and they love to play Store. These pages are designed to spark creativity and make playing Store fun. Children will practice writing skills, spelling, math, and have a lot of fun.
Legal Information by State
Assistance in understanding the homeschooling laws and legalities for your state. Find legal information and homeschool support groups for each state.
Typical Course of Study - 10th Grade
Annotated course of study for 10th Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 10th Grade skills.
What made you decide to homeschool?
The decision to homeschool is a personal one and usually a difficult one. Families choose to homeschool for many different reasons. Read the responses from the forum and then share your story with us.
Let's Play Restaurant Kit
Let's Play Restaurant - Order Sheets and Checks. Print Let's Play Restaurant - Order Sheets and Checks. Print a few pages and assemble to make an order pad. Page 2.
Johnny Appleseed Printables
Johnny Appleseed Printables - Johnny Appleseed Wordsearch. Print the Johnny Appleseed Word Search and find the Johnny Appleseed related words.
About Me and My Family
About Me and My Family - story by Timothy. Timothy is my 7 year old grandson. I had him test out the Kidspiration program for me. He loved the program.
Typical Course of Study - 9th Grade
Annotated course of study for 9th Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 9th Grade skills.
Teach Kids Organization With a Homeschool...
A homeschool schedule can be a useful tool to help kids learn the art of organizing their time.
10 Worksheets to Teach Your Child Basic Weather...
Weather Printables - Weather Wordsearch. Print the Weather Word Search and find the Weather related words.
Northwest Territories Territorial Floral Emblem...
Northwest Territories Territorial Floral Emblem Mountain Avens The Floral Emblem was adopted by the Council
State Unit Studies
State Unit Studies to learn the geography and facts about each state.
Typical Course of Study - 8th Grade
Annotated course of study for 8th Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 8th Grade skills.
Typical Course of Study - 7th Grade
Annotated course of study for 7th Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 7th Grade skills.
9 Creative Ideas for Teaching a Child to Tell...
Here are creative ideas for teaching children how to tell time. Judy clocks are a good tool to use, but homeschoolers offer other ideas.
North Carolina State Flag
North Carolina State Flag for the North Carolina Unit Study.
State Information Form for state unit studies
State Information Form for State Unit Studies
Texas Printables
Texas Printables - Texas Wordsearch. Print the Texas Word Search and find the Texas related words.
Physical Education for Homeschool Kids
Parents have lots of options for teaching physical education and helping kids stay fit and healthy.
9 Worksheets to Teach Your Child About the...
Solar System Printables - Solar System Wordsearch. Print the Solar System Word Search and find the Solar System related words.
Summer Printables
At the Beach Word Search - Summer Printables. Print the At the Beach Word Search and find the items you would see at the beach. Page 7.
Don't Believe the Homeschool Critics
What do critics say about homeschooling, and what are the facts?
Shopping for a Curriculum? Here's What To Look...
If you're thinking about an all-in-one curriculum, here are some points to keep in mind.
8 Worksheets That Will Teach Your Child Basic...
Rocks Printables - Rocks Wordsearch. Print the Rocks Word Search and find the Rocks related words.
North Carolina State Flower - Dogwood
North Carolina State Flower Dogwood The General Assembly of 1941 designated the dogwood as the State
Musical Instruments Printables
Musical Instruments Printables - Musical Instruments Wordsearch. Print the Musical Instruments Word Search and find the Musical Instruments related words.
How to Learn Your ABCs with Crayons
Make the alphabet coloring pages to make a coloring book for each letter of the alphabet. Each letter has a cover page and 9 alphabet coloring pages. Print the alphabet coloring pages and bind together to make each book.
Science Report Forms
Print the Science Experiment Form and record the materials, question, hypothesis and method of your experiment. Page 5.
9 Worksheets That Will Teach Your Child About...
World War II Printables - World War II Wordsearch. Print the World War II Word Search and find the World War II related words.
10 Worksheets That Will Teach Your Child the...
Dental Health Printables - Dental Health Wordsearch. Print the Dental Health Word Search and find the Dental Health related words.
Here's The Truth About Homeschooling
Forget the hype -- find out what homeschooling is really all about.
North Carolina State Fruit
North Carolina State Fruit is the Scuppernong Grape - North Carolina Unit Study.
10 Positive Reasons To Homeschool
The reasons why people choose to homeschool go way beyond their opinion of traditional school options.
Civil War Printables
Civil War Printables - Civil War Wordsearch. Print the Civil War Word Search and find the Civil War related words.
One-Stop Guide For New Homeschoolers
Advice and information especially for new homeschoolers.
Newton's Laws of Motion Printables
Print the Newton's Laws of Motion Word Search and find the Newton's Laws of Motion related words.
North Carolina State Boat - Shad Boat
North Carolina State Boat Shad Boat The General Assembly of 1987 adopted the shad boat as the official
North Carolina State Fish - Channel Bass
North Carolina State Fish Channel Bass Coloring Page The General Assembly of 1971 designated the Channel
Typical Course of Study - 1st Grade
Annotated course of study for 1st Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 1st Grade skills.
North Carolina State Dog
North Carolina State Dog is the Plott Hound - North Carolina Unit Study.
Newton's Laws of Motion
Learn about Newton's Laws of Motion with these printable pages, games and projects.
Typical Course of Study - 6th Grade
Annotated course of study for 6th Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 6th Grade skills.
Typical Course of Study - 11th Grade
Annotated course of study for 11th Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 11th Grade skills.
State Unit Study - Florida
State Unit Study to learn the geography, state symbols and facts about Florida.
North Carolina State Tree
North Carolina State Tree is the Pine Tree - North Carolina Unit Study.
Mystery Meat, the Prom, and Other American...
How much do public school traditions matter in real life?
Course of Study - Geography
Annotated links for the typical course of study to help you cover each topic and check mastery of that skill. Homeschooling Geography - Course of Study - Basic Geography Terms.
Every Day Is a Holiday with This Special...
Celebrate a holiday or special day every day in January with recipes, crafts, games and lots more fun things to do.
11 George Washington Games and Activities for...
George Washington Printables - George Washington Wordsearch. Print the George Washington Word Search and find the George Washington related words.
Elephant Babies
Unit study on Elephants. A baby elephant is called a calf. It weighs about 250 pounds at birth and stands about three feet tall.
Typical Course of Study - Kindergarten
Annotated course of study for Kindergarten. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of Kindergarten skills.
Fire Prevention Printables
Fire Prevention Printables - Fire Prevention Wordsearch. Print the Fire Prevention Word Search and find the Fire Prevention related words.
Medieval Times Printables
Medieval Times Printables - Medieval Times - Parts of the Armor. Print the - Parts of the Armor page and color the knight. Page 8.
North Carolina State Beverage - Milk
North Carolina State Beverage Milk The General Assembly of 1987 adopted milk as the official State Beverage. 
North Carolina State Mammal - Gray Squirrel
North Carolina State Mammal Gray Squirrel Coloring Page The General Assembly of 1969 designated the Gray
North Carolina State Vegetable - Sweet Potato
North Carolina State Vegetable Sweet Potato The sweet potato was officially designated the State Vegetable
Presidents of the United States Worksheets and...
Free printable worksheets for your students. Learn about the Presidents of the United States with these free printable Presidents worksheets and coloring pages.
No-Stress Homeschool Record Keeping
Many parents find the thought of record keeping intimidating. It doesn't have to be. Here are some shortcuts
Lewis and Clark Worksheets and Coloring Pages
Lewis and Clark Printables - Lewis and Clark Wordsearch. Print the Lewis and Clark Word Search and find the Lewis and Clark related words.
6 Tips for College Success
Tips to help homeschoolers get the most out of their college experience.
Homeschool Physical Education Ideas
Physical Education can be more than the typical sports and exercise routines. Try some of these ideas to get your kids up and moving and enjoying it!
Typical Course of Study - Preschool
Annotated course of study for Preschool. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of Preschool skills.
North Carolina State Motto
North Carolina State Motto for the North Carolina Unit Study.
State Unit Study Forms
These State Unit Studies were created to help students learn the geography of the United States and learn factual information about every state. Complete the units and create a United States notebook. Print the United States map and color each state as you study it. Keep the map at the front of your notebook for use with each state.
Find Worksheets for Math, Language Arts, and More
Free math worksheets for your students. Add these free printable math worksheets to your homeschool day to reinforce math skills and for variety and fun.
North Carolina State Berries
North Carolina State Berries are the Strawberry and Blueberry - North Carolina Unit Study.
Typical Course of Study - 5th Grade
Annotated course of study for 5th Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 5th Grade skills.
Let's Play Library Kit
Let's Play Library - Library Cards and Bookmarks. Print Let's Play Library - Library Cards and Bookmarks. Page 2.
My B Book
My B Book - Letter B Coloring Book. Print the pages, color and assemble into a book.
Florida Printables
Florida Printables - Florida State Map. Print the Florida State Map. Fill in state capital, major cities, and other state attractions that you find. Page 10.
North Carolina State Reptile - Eastern Box Turtle
North Carolina State Reptile Eastern Box Turtle Coloring Page The General Assembly of 1979 designated
Pioneer Life Printables
Pioneer Life Printables - Pioneer Life Coloring Page. Print the Covered Wagon coloring page and color the picture. Page 7.
Emergency Homeschooling
Tips to help you homeschool on a moment's notice.
Homeschooling in Canada
Homeschooling information by province. Find legal information and support groups for each province.
How to Help Your Kids Work on Their Own
Learning to work on your own is a skill all children need to develop as they get older. Here are tips that encourage students towards independent learning.
Homeschooling Subject by Subject
Ideas to help you teach traditional academic subjects to all ages.
Magnets Printables
Print the Magnets Word Search and find the magnet related words.
6 Learning Tools to Use Instead of Textbooks
Non-traditional learning tools build skills beyond passive reading -- and they're a lot more fun.
North Carolina State Seal
North Carolina State Seal for the North Carolina Unit Study.
9 Creative Ideas for Teaching Kids About Money
Teaching money is the perfect candidate for hands-on learning. Get out the real thing, use play money, or even make your own, but the more realistic the better.
Eat Your Vegetables Printables
Eat Your Vegetables Printables - Eat Your Vegetables Wordsearch. Print the Eat Your Vegetables Word Search and find the Vegetable related words.
6 Reasons to Try Homeschooling Instead of...
Making the decision to homeschool isn't as scary as it seems -- especially when kids are young.
How to Avoid the "Mommy Grade" Stigma
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Typical Course of Study - 3rd Grade
Annotated course of study for 3rd Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 3rd Grade skills.
Homeschool in the USA - State Information
Homeschooling information by state. Find legal information and support groups for each state.
North Carolina Printables
North Carolina Printables - North Carolina Wordsearch. Print the North Carolina Word Search and find the North Carolina related words.
My Memory Book
My Memory Book - All About Me. Print the My Memory Book All About Me page, color and add to portfolio. Page 2.
Online Physical Education
Online physical education programs are an option available to homeschoolers as well as public school students.
How to Create a Great Start to Your Homeschooli...
For homeschoolers, back to school time opens up a world of possibilities.
Shark Printables
Shark Printables - Shark Wordsearch. Print the Shark Word Search and find the Shark related words.
Bees Printables
Bees Printables - Bees Wordsearch. Bees are a very useful insect. They spread pollen from flower to flower. Many crops depend on bees for fertilization. Learn more about bees with these new printable pages.
North Carolina State Shell - Scotch Bonnet
North Carolina State Shell Scotch Bonnet The General Assembly of 1965 designated the Scotch Bonnet (pronounced
Fall Printables
Fall Printables - Fall Wordsearch. Print the Fall Word Search and find the Fall related words.
The Only Homeschooling Advice You'll Ever Need
All my homeschooling advice, boiled down into five thoughts.
How to Describe What You Do in "Educationese"
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North Carolina state unit study - facts and...
A State Unit Study about North Carolina: north carolina maps north carolina history hands on geography study quiz quiz test
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