It is a big election year here in Alabama! To help share the process of the next few months with your students we are putting several resources at your fingertips. Prepared by the Office of the Secretary of State we have the 2022 Voter Guide. This guide walks you and your children through which seats […]
25 days of Christmas fun and giving
For the last several years our family has had a tradition on the 25 days leading up to Christmas where we map out a month with giving, silliness, and traditions. We wring out every last BIT of holiday spirit from the season! This is not for the faint of heart…but with some good preplanning…..and a […]
Lily and the Bull Shark
The Mobile Symphony will be performing Lily and the Bull Shark. To help prepare students for this exciting experience, these worksheets will help your school meet Alabama arts standards and connect the work to literature/language arts. Click on the photo to get to the resources. The last photo is a parent survey to be filled […]
Carnival of the Animals resources
The Mobile Symphony will be performing The Carnival of the Animals by French composer Camille Saint-Saëns. To help prepare students for this exciting experience, these worksheets will help your school meet Alabama arts standards and connect the work to literature/language arts. Carnival coloring book (lower elem.) CARNIVAL info – Elementary School Carnival Match Up (Lower […]
Inauguration Day Resources
Here are four links that are an excellent one stop shop of resources for you to squeeze everything educational you can out of inauguration day. First: Learn more about the history of inauguration day with the lesson plans in Presidential Inaugurations: I Do Solemnly Swear. This includes lessons, videos, and photos of past inaugurations and […]
Teach the World!
Geography ‘Geography is often defined in terms of two branches: human geography and physical geography. Human geography deals with the study of people and their communities, cultures, economies, and interactions with the environment by studying their relations with and across space and place. Physical geography deals with the study of processes and patterns in the […]
I am ready to homeschool…now what?!
It is one of the scariest things you will do, taking that leap, crossing that line. So much of society tells you that your child must be educated in a certain way for it “to work” and that straying from that path will only be detrimental to their future. All of the statistics though, say […]
10 Fantastically Homeschool Friendly Field trips on the Gulf Coast!
Homeschoolers come with their own unique field trip challenges. From the wide age ranges of our kids, a multitude of chaperones, and sometimes little bitties in strollers and carriers, to the many payments, many cars, and many personalities that come with us! We aren’t your average group to take on! Our community appreciates those that […]
Early enrollment tips, tricks, and what that cost will look like!
One of my biggest regrets as I sent my oldest two off to college as high school graduates, was everything I wish I had known sooner! The money we could have saved, and where they could already be in their continued education, makes me cringe a little. This is one area where I wish we […]