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physical education & health

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This is probably one of my favourite “subjects”… although we don’t practice it as a subject but a way of life. During the summer, we join a summer pool where they do diving,  swim team and water polo. They play tons of games in and out of the pool with their

spelling

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How do I teach my kids to spell ? Honestly, I haven’t really put much effort or thought into this … I have let this kind of happen on it’s own. I had started trying to do spelling drills with my oldest a few years back ; where I would

Math

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One of the most asked questions I get about homeschooling is “What do you use for math”? Well to start off with … I try to make learning to count fun and we don’t use a book, but objects. Anything from toys, to food, even when are about and about we

conference chat ~ living organically

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If I were asked to give a conference chat; my topic would be living organically. How does this tie into homeschooling  you may ask , well I like that my kids are learning to eat healthy foods and take care of themselves and the environment. I think the number one thing

art

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I have 2 kids that love to create art, and I mostly just supply material and let them do whatever they want. I do sometimes initiate a project; but I like it more when they come up with their own creative stuff. My 8 year old loves to make his own

organization

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We are back this year with the monthly Canadian homeschool blog post … to kick start the year let’s talk about organization! One of my favourite things to do!  I love the feeling of purging and getting everything cleaned up; as it is so rewarding.  My husband thinks I am

Hands On Learning

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For me “hands on learning” is getting out in the world and seeing and doing… basically the essence of homeschooling in my opinion. From museums to stores to nature … you name it … it is all hands on 🙂 I remember growing up and going to school and thinking

dear parent starting your adventure in homeschooling

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Dear parent starting your adventure in homeschooling, So you have decided to homeschool … first off I want to say it will be awesome and  totally worth it!!! Yes; go ahead research the heck out of it. Look at every different method and all the different curriculums and then go with

5 days of Canadian field trips… day 4

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We have been having a crappy summer … lots of rain and very cool with a few exceptions A creative and indoor outing is to a ceramic art studio They are all over the place now … I think it is a new trend If you have kids that like painting

5 days of Canadian field trips… day 3

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Next on our stop is the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum If  your child (or even yourself) have any interest in planes … this is the place for you! ~Lisa