The Ultimate List of Hands-On Homeschool Activities

Whether your child is an avid bookworm or a completely kinesthetic learner, having a list of great hands-on activities at your disposal is a fantastic way to breathe some new life into your homeschool at the drop of a hat. Sometimes I think we all just need to add a little something different to our daily routine to keep everyone engaged, alert, and ready to learn.  Continue reading “The Ultimate List of Hands-On Homeschool Activities”

Are You Looking for an Exciting Way to Incorporate PA History?

If there’s one thing that my kids have in common, it’s that they are hands-on learners. Give them an activity that they can actually do for themselves, and the topic will come alive for them. But sometimes history may prove to be a tricky thing to find any good resources which will cater to my kids’ kinesthetic tendencies.

This is why I’m so excited today to tell you about an amazing book I’ve had the opportunity to review: Archbald Pothole and Other Pennsylvania State Parks Make-Your-Own Game Book, by Sandy Sieber.

This isn’t just any book; it’s actually a kit to create three different games about PA state parks. You can choose from western state parks, central state parks, and eastern state parks, or you can do all three!

Since we live in eastern PA, that’s the game we chose to make today. Let me tell you, I was a little intimidated at the prospect of making a game, but this was so simple to put together- even for a non-crafty person like me. 🙂 Continue reading “Are You Looking for an Exciting Way to Incorporate PA History?”