How to Have a Charlotte Mason Artist Study During Friday Tea Time

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One of the glories of homeschooling is that we get to do things our way. Whatever brings you joy and whatever works best for your family – these are some of the criteria with which we base our schooling decisions. It’s no surprise then that we can incorporate tea time into an artist study. Here’s […]

FREE Printable – Evaluate Your Teaching Style

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Have you ever thought about evaluating your homeschool teaching style? It might seem like an odd thing to do. After all, isn’t it more important to think about your children’s learning styles? Tonia from Happy Homeschool Nest disagrees — she believes you need to consider your homeschool teaching style first. Understanding your teaching style can […]

Why You Need a Homeschool Mission Statement (and a FREE printable resource to help you create your own)

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Have you ever written a homeschool mission statement? A homeschool mission statement can be a valuable tool in your toolbox – it can help you set the right goals for your homeschool, choose curriculum with confidence, and create vision that will keep you focused for the long-haul. If you’re not quite sure how to write […]

How to Prepare and Use the Memory Box with FREE Printables

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There’s no getting around it – with school comes memorization. As much as we’d like for all the facts to naturally stick to our kids’ brains, there has to be some committed memorizing going on, too. A method that is helpful for elementary-aged students employs the use of a Memory Box. It requires just a few […]

FREE Burgess Bird Book Companion

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Do you have a Charlotte Mason inspired homeschool? Maybe your kids just love studying birds or nature (you don’t need to be a CM’er for that!)I truly found a gem, friends! This FREE Burgess Bird Book Companion contains a plethora of resources to use while you are enjoying the book. It is broken down by chapter […]

Vermeer Art Appreciation: Free in August!

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Art Appreciation doesn’t get any easier than Fine Art Pages!  This year you can get off to a great start by featuring the works of Dutch Golden Age Master Johannes Vermeer, thanks to this freebie from Enrichment Studies! If you’ve never used Fine Art Pages before, you’re in for a treat.  It’s so easy!  All […]

FREE Paddle to the Sea Literature Study

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If you love Geography and living books you will love the book Paddle to the Sea! A young Indian boy carves a little canoe with a figure inside and names him Paddle-to-the-Sea. Paddle’s journey, in text and pictures, through the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean provides an excellent geographic and historical picture of the […]

FREE Charlotte Mason Inspiration Downloads

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If you are a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler you will love these free inspirational downloads! Charlotte Mason has some amazing inspirational quotes. You can download these quotes as graphics for social sharing, phone backgrounds, and printables. These can be printed as an 8×10 print and framed or downloaded to post on social media, or to put […]

The Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel FREE Teaching Guide

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We love the Thornton Burgess animal stories. There are so many great things that you can learn from them and they are a favorite of Charlotte Mason homeschoolers. The Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel was written by Thornton W. Burgess in 1915.  Chatterer is a curious red squirrel who becomes careless and finds himself in […]

Getting Started with Charlotte Mason FREE Printables

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Have you heard of the Charlotte Mason method of homeschooling and are wondering just how to get started with it?The Charlotte Mason method is my favorite method of homeschooling, but I have to be honest, it can be extremely overwhelming at first. That’s why I love these free printables that explain Charlotte Mason’s philosophy with […]