Best Methods to Teach Reading to your Homeschooled Child

When it’s time to teach reading to your child, you want to make sure you’re doing it right. So much in life is dependent upon good reading skills. Not only will your child need to be proficient in reading for homeschool, they’ll also need it afterwards and throughout life, you know! If you’re ready to start teaching reading to your homeschooled child, here are some of the best methods you can use. Included in this post is also a FREE trial of Reading Eggs online curriculum!


How to Teach Your Homeschooled Child the Most Common Spelling Rules

Learning how to spell is difficult for every kid. There are so many confusing rules that it can be hard to keep them straight, and homeschooling a child that struggles with spelling is hard! These common spelling rules and how to teach them should help! (more…)

Homeschooling a Child with Dyslexia: How to Scaffold Your Child

A couple of years ago, we found out that our oldest homeschooled child has dyslexia. Scaffolding her has helped keep homeschool hopeful and enjoyable for her. These 5 tips for struggling spellers and writers are what I use. They are free tools (that you probably already have at home) to help your child succeed.


Reading Eggs Review and FREE 4 week Trial for You!

What is Reading Eggs and why should I use it for my homeschooled child? How can I get a free 4-week trial of Reading Eggs? Whether your child is just learning to read, in preschool or primary/elementary grades, or perhaps older and struggling with a learning disability or dyslexia, I believe Reading Eggs could be the answer to your search. After 9 years of homeschooling, this program is one of my favorites for early reading skills. Here’s my review of Reading Eggs, and at the end of this post, you’ll also learn how you can try it for 4 weeks, FREE!


FREE “Make-Your-Own” Printable Wordsearch Puzzles

Perfect for use with ANY spelling list, vocabulary list, or unit study! These FREE printable DIY word search puzzles are the perfect way to make your own activity to go along with any subject. Simply write in the words into the puzzle, fill in the blank squares with random letters, and then give to your homeschooler or student for a fun and simple way to practice spelling or word recognition. (more…)

Free Bible Video Course for Homeschooled Kids

Over Christmas, I told you about some great free videos for kids that share biblical principles for our Christian worldview. My daughter Laynie loved them because they were so mesmerizing! I’m not kidding, the guy is an intelligent and inspiring storyteller and artist, and Laynie is completely enthralled. For a kid with dyslexia and an interest in art and drawing, the Bible stories taught in these videos have really grabbed her attention and taught her Christian life lessons in a way in which other curricula haven’t reached her. You’ve got to give them a try!