There are affiliate links in this post. If you click one of these links and make a purchase I may receive a small commission. Thank you for supporting Townsend House! When most parents think about summer, they think about their kids being out of school. Sometimes they are excited about that, sometimes they are a little frightened to have their kids home all day every day – how … [Read more...] about How to Plan a fun Homeschool Rhythm – Summer Edition
If you have been reading here at all the past several months, you know that we are studying US History this year in our homeschool. We have been talking about Christopher Columbus and all that entails (in a much more kid appropriate way) as well as the Native Americans that were here before us, and of course the Vikings – that is always a fun subject. We just finished up our study of … [Read more...] about Plimoth Plantation Resources for Homeschoolers
It has been quite a busy week here at Townsend House! We have had a good week, but I haven't finished nearly the amount of school that I was planning. Wednesday morning I had a little trip to the eye doctor and decided to have my eyes dilated, since I haven't done that for quite some time. Of course, I completely forgot about not being able to see close up for several hours … [Read more...] about Our Homeschool Week Wrap up and Happy Mail!
When I started to think about this school year, I kept coming back to monthly themes. I like to have a sense of where we are going throughout the year, and I think themes are a great way to do that. When I got the Erin Condren Teacher Planner and saw that they included a calendar page listing all the holidays throughout the year, major and obscure, I thought this would help in my … [Read more...] about Homeschool Planning – Creating Monthly Themes
I went to AC Moore this past weekend to look for some yarn. I found some really pretty deep pink yarn that I think will look great on Emma. I was so happy to finally get some yarn to start the Momoka that I am planning on making for Emma. So I sat down to look at the pattern on my computer. Well, first step, i-cord cast on. Hmmm...I don't know how I normally … [Read more...] about knitting and reading