Technology Writing Prompts for Teens

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If you have teens that love technology more than writing, than these writing prompts will be perfect for them!This set of technology writing prompts for teens will help your middle and high school students think about ways technology impacts our lives. What if they had to do without a favorite device or gadget? What if they owned a personal robot? What […]

Planning Your High School Requirements: Core Courses

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It’s that time of year again. Summer break means school planning for most homeschool moms that I know!If you are homeschooling a highschooler this Fall, you will probably be doing a ton of planning! There is so much to plan and do when you have an older student. You want to make sure that you […]

Life Skills as High School Electives Shop Class: Basic Household Repairs for Teens

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I always feel the pressure for my children to be learning academics. I’m afraid that I’ve let some of the important life skills training slip just so we can get our book work completed and arrive everywhere on time. It’s a struggle.It’s important for our children to know a noun from a verb, but it’s […]

The 5 Things Tweens and Teens Should Know About Negative Thinking

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Negative thinking can effect your mental and physical health. It can even effect those closest to you.Sometimes tweens and teens struggle with negative thoughts. This is especially common when lots of hormones come into play. This is something that is very important to discuss with our teens. If you have older children that struggle with […]

FREE Lego Photosynthesis Lesson Plan

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This fun activity uses Legos to explain how photosynthesis works and is perfect for ages 11 and up.My kids love hands-on science activities. Everything is better with Legos as well! This lesson plan combines legos and science for a well rounded lesson for kids that prefer hands-on learning.This lesson allows students to concretely experience the […]

FREE Patriotic Middle School Fun Pack

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I love doing learning activities that are themed around holidays. The 4th of July is coming up and that is the perfect time to have some learning fun with a patriotic theme. This free printable pack is geared for middle schoolers with patriotic themed word searches, decoding messages and more. Grab this free printable fun pack […]

Drawing the Human Face: A Free Primer

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Do you have a budding artist in your homeschool? My girls love to draw. My 12 year old has always had trouble drawing people and was just asking me if I could find some help for her. I was excited to find this free booklet on drawing the human face!These drawing tutorials and tips are […]

7 Steps to Start Hand Lettering

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Have you been wanting to improve your handwriting for Bible Journaling or Bullet Journaling?  Maybe you have a teen who is into art and creative expression, if so, they will love these tips!Did you know that hand lettering is actually a simple skill that anyone can learn? You don’t have to be a talented artist […]

FREE Home Economics Sewing Basics for Teens

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Home economics is a fantastic elective choice for teenagers. You can’t get much more practical than knowing how to sew a button onto a garment or fixing a zipper! These sewing basics are easy to understand and will be a help to every-day life for as long as one lives! The instructions are a combination […]