There is a lot of homeschooling advice out there, but if you are anything like me, abstract advice has some benefit, but is really useful are practical homeschooling tips that get down to the nitty-gritty of homeschooling and offer practical homeschooling advice you can implement today.
Today’s homeschool showcase posts are all about practical homeschooling tips!
You won’t run out of ideas for the holiday season and any time of year.
Grab a cup of cocoa and dive right in!
Practical Homeschooling Tips You Can Actually Use
This time of year, I start to feel burned out by homeschooling. Beat homeschool burnout with this extended guide.
Over at PK1HomeschoolFUN, you can download some free printables for creating curriculum bookmark guides. These little boomarks can be laminated so you can write the day’s assignment and mark the pages for children who are just learning school independence! I am buying a laminator soon, and I will definitely be making some of these when we get one!
Do you hate teaching science? I used to! Kris from Weird, Unsocalized Homeschoolers has some really good ideas for how to teach science when you hate it.
Michelle from The Heart of Michelle says she doesn’t worry about grade level, and you should’t either! It is a relief to be able to teach children what they need to know without really stressing if they are on grade level or boring them with grade level if they are advanced in any subject!
Heather from Running with Spears shares her thoughts on unsolicited advice that often goes, “just wait until they get older!”
How can you encourage a love of reading in your kids? These ideas from A Diligent Heart will help.
And if you’re looking for holiday activities, try these!
STEAM-Powered Family has this amazing circuit Christmas tree that I know Monkey would love to make!
Do you have crafty kids? Diane at The Kennedy Adventures has a gift guide geared toward kids who love to make stuff!
The holiday season doesn’t have to be just about getting. Make it about giving with these ideas from True Aim Education!
Ready to add a new Christmas tradition? Heidi from Starts at Eight has some great ideas!
This DIY pom-pom advent calendar is so easy and fun, too!
What do you give kids who have too many toys? Non-toy gifts, of course! These gifts are not boring and your kids won’t even notice you’ve skipped giving them toys this year.
Let us know which practical homeschooling tips are your favorite in the comments!