Category Archives: Summer

Enjoy the Journey

Can you believe that it is almost September again? Look at the last year and thank the Lord for the growth you have seen in your child’s life. Here at Organic Homeschooling, we encourages a gentle, natural method of teaching. Too often so-called experts beguile new homeschoolers into trying to live up to unrealistic expectations. Many  Read more »

August Curriculum is now available!

The August 2013 curriculum is available for purchase! We have a fun month planned full of learning. We believe we have fixed some of the credit card processing difficulties. When you purchase your subscription (click “subscribe” on the right-hand column), you will receive an e-mail receipt and an e-mail from us with a link to  Read more »

What Homeschoolers Do on Car Trips

As promised, here are suggestions for how to capitalize on car time during family vacations—or even when running around town Audio Books: We love to listen to books that are downloaded or on CD in the car. The best candidates are those read with appropriate accents. We love Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner read in the droll British  Read more »

Traveling and Learning

Homeschoolers are infamous for turning family vacations into field trips. But with our philosophy of simply living life with our children we don’t have to label our trips in educational terms to see the value of family travel. Summer is a traditional time for taking road trips. Even if you are just going to stay  Read more »

Happy Independence Day!

We’re enjoying a picnic with some of our favorite people today and hope you enjoy your celebration of the birth of our country! Don’t forget to include your children in your preparations. It’s an important part of their “education” and a relationship builder as well. (And try to stay cool!)

July 2013 Curriculum Now Available

I’m so sorry our computer issues have delayed next month’s curriculum! The July Organic Homeschooling curriculum is now available.  If you would like the July curriculum, pay for it (“subscribe now” on the right) and then e-mail me directly: imagr8fulmom(at)gmail.com. [I wrote this differently so I won't get spam.] Thank you and God Bless, Kara

Lighthouse Keeper

Enjoy this go-along song today:  

Integrating Holidays and Celebrations into Homeschooling

Next week we will celebrate our country’s birthday. Perhaps you will meet with friends and family, grill hot dogs, and set off fireworks. Children are always ready to participate in celebrations, but they do not always understand why there is a celebration. Holidays and celebrations are a key ingredient in our quest for living real  Read more »

This quarter’s composer

Learn more about Tchaikovsky here.

Watercolor Paper

For the more serious art student, consider purchasing watercolor paper for his exploration of watercolor paints. Summer is a wonderful to try these messier art supplies outside. When done, we hose the children off and let them jump into the pool. They love the experience and I love the simple cleanup.