Honeybees Unit Study

  Honeybees are fascinating little creatures that can teach us a great deal about diligence and perseverance. “Busy as a bee” takes on a whole new meaning after studying the daily life of these little creatures. Here are some resources for your Honeybee unit study. This post may contain some affiliate links for your convenience, […]

FREE Journal All Year Writing Prompts

Writing is not a favorite subject in the Nerddom. In fact, we loathe it. We have more stress over writing than we do math! That’s why I’m glad there are some awesome resources out there to help with our writing dilemma, like this fabulous FREE writing prompt package from WriteShop. This post may contain some […]

Spiders Unit Study

Spiders! Love them or hate them, they are an integral part of God’s great creation. Here are a few resources to use for your spider unit study.   This post may contain some affiliate links for your convenience, which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link I will earn a small commission. […]

Ant Unit Study

You can find ants basically anywhere, which makes them a great animal to begin nature study with. They are fascinating little creatures that my children just couldn’t get enough of watching and learning about. Here are some ideas for your ant unit study!   This post may contain some affiliate links for your convenience, which […]

Yes You Can Have An Organized Homeschool Life!

One of my goals for this year is to have a more organized homeschool, which naturally requires that every part of my life become more organized. Seems a lofty goal and honestly felt so overwhelming that it’s the only goal I made for the year! Then I was given a copy of Dr. Melanie Wilson’s […]

Favorite Thanksgiving Books at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Favorite Thanksgiving Books

Thanksgiving is becoming an overlooked holiday these days. Halloween gets loads of attention and then on November 1st the Christmas carols are on the radio, Christmas decorations are in the stories, and of course, the Christmas sale ads begin. Thanksgiving is difficult to make money from so the holiday gets relegated to half an aisle […]

Woodworking Projects for Kids

When I first searched for woodworking projects it didn’t take long to realize that there’s an abundance of projects available. The difficult part is figuring out how to put it all together in an order that teaches rather than overwhelms!  We have been implementing Charlotte Mason’s philosophies in our homeschool this year. Part of that […]

Free Language Arts Curriculum

I will admit, I don’t love teaching Language Arts. While I can easily put together my own curriculum in literally any other subject, Language Arts baffles me. I have no idea why. Perhaps because I really, really hated it in school, I don’t know. At any rate, every year I have to find a Language […]

Free Science Curriculum for All Grades

Science curriculum doesn’t have to be expensive. A good portion of what we’ve used for science over the years has been free resources! I remember science being incredibly dry and boring in school and I want my children’s science experience to be anything but boring. Because of that, I seek out resources that offer learning through […]

First Grade Math Free Games & Printables

Math….the nemesis of many a homeschool mom. I’m certainly no exception. I love completing math, I just don’t love teaching it! It’s frustrating and seriously tries my patience. I’ve found that keeping math fun is a must!Save Save Nerdlet is entering first grade this year. So far math has been pretty informal but first grade […]