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Lunar Eclipse – Science at Night

Update December 27th, 2017: The next total eclipse is on January 31st, 2018 – if you’re in Asia, Australia, the Pacific and parts of the Western United States. There are few subjects our boys enjoy more than science. So when we heard about the series of blood moons coming in the next couple of years, […]

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Learning Map Skills? Try Geocaching!

UPDATE, May 9, 2017: We’ve been geocaching for the last three years. Sometimes we do a ton, and sometimes not so much. We have so much fun that we even get groups together for a big geocaching hunt with a bunch of kids, it is worth every minute and you know what? They can read […]

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Adding Science & Art to Your Homeschool Day – Part I

We love science and art around here, so it’s easy for us to add them into our day. This was by far the best project we’ve done that incorporated them both into an entire afternoon’s worth of fun. The morning started with an episode of Beakman’s World(available on Netflix), where Beakman and his crew made glue […]

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Cursive Methods

For more information on cursive and its benefits, please read the Spring 2014 issue of Learning Tangent! Modern Methods Constitutional Cursive – Studying various forms of calligraphy over the years gave our editor, Gail, a unique perspective on handwriting. She noticed the differences, and the changes in styles over the years, and always loved a good, […]