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World Mythology in Your Homeschool: Why Should We Study Myths and What are the Best Mythology Books to Read?

WHY should we study world mythology in our homeschool? WHAT are the best books to read about myths from around the world? Check out this round-up of the best mythology books for studying not only the more well-known Greek myths but also mythological tales from around the world. You’ll find mythology book suggestions for kids, …

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Adding Drama (Like We Need More Drama!): Have Fun Living Your Homeschool History Lessons!

Studying history in an engaging, delightful, and textbook-free way is a topic close to my heart. Today I’m delighted to bring you this guest post by Amy Pak from Home School in the Woods, a family-run history company known for its historical timeline figures and hands-on history studies. I hope this post inspires you to …

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Mary Slessor Benge Book Review

Heroes Then & Now Biographies from Benge Books: Mary Slessor

My daughter came running out of her room, eager to share the latest fascinating moment in the book she was reading titled Mary Slessor: Forward into Calabar. Usually this particular child would read what was assigned to her respectfully, but without much enthusiasm. But Mary Slessor’s biography, written by prolific biographers Janet and Geoff Benge, …

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Books to learn about Japan with kids

Don’t Miss these Books about Japan for Children!

One of the easiest ways to learn about and experience another country’s culture is to be transported there through books. Do you want to explore Japan with your children? Don’t miss these fabulous titles the whole family can enjoy! Japanese Folk Tales and Fairy Tales The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks, Katherine Paterson Watercolor and …

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SQUILT modern era guide review

SQUILT: Music Appreciation the Whole Family Can Enjoy {Modern Era Review}

As the children and I prepared to delve deeply into the modern era for our textbook-free history studies, I knew I wanted to include the study of modern music as well.  With 5 kids ranging from preschool to precalculus, however, I realized we needed something customizable and easy-to-use that would still give us a rich …

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