Putting the Fun in Homeschooling

Poetry Ideas for Teens Who Hate It

Ever since my kids were young, whenever I mentioned poetry, I was met with moans and groans. Whether it was writing a haiku, an acrostic, or limerick, nothing seemed to spark much interest. Sure, we read our share of Shel Silverstein that produced some giggles, but when it came to writing their own, I think… Continue reading Poetry Ideas for Teens Who Hate It

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Tenzi Review

Disclaimer: I received a FREE copy of this product from Timberdoodle in exchange for my honest opinion. I was not required to write a positive review nor was I compensated in any other way.  Four words can describe my very first product review from Timberdoodle: Simple. Fast. Versatile. Fun. What is Tenzi? It all started… Continue reading Tenzi Review

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Continent Race by Byron’s Games Product Review

Disclaimer: I received a FREE copy of this product through the HOMESCHOOL REVIEW CREW in exchange for my honest review. I was not required to write a positive review nor was I compensated in any other way. I absolutely love using games to teach! Games are especially a fun way to learn geography. If I… Continue reading Continent Race by Byron’s Games Product Review

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Fun Family Chess Review

I have never played Chess in my life, but have been curious for a few years now. I love incorporating games in our learning, so I was very happy to have the opportunity to review Fun Family Chess from Brain Blox.  What's really neat is that my kids have never played either, so we started out on a… Continue reading Fun Family Chess Review