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 method encourages working with handicrafts […]

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 Arts program that is already put […]

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 living books and lots and lots […]

First Grade Math Free Games & Printables

Math….the nemesis of many a homeschool mom. I’m certainly no exception. I actually love doing 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 This post may contain some affiliate links for your convenience, which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link […]

Grasshoppers and Crickets Study at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Grasshoppers and Crickets Study

We like to delve into a few delight directed studies throughout our year. It’s an easy way to dig a little deeper into things that we might read about in books, as is the case with this Grasshoppers and Crickets study. We’ve been listening to the audio book of On the Banks of Plum Creek. All throughout the book it […]

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Free Piano Lessons for Kids

Note & Disclaimer: Free piano lessons online are never a substitute for private lessons with a live teacher, especially if your child plans to pursue piano playing beyond the basics. They are, however, perfect for those children (and adults!) who would simply like to try the piano to see if it’s an instrument they are truly interested in playing before […]

Free Art Instruction for Kids

My kids LOVE all things art. Me? I have absolutely zero talent or desire…what.so.ever.  Well, that’s not entirely true. I can draw a tree. Seriously, that’s it, just a tree. I haven’t yet figured out why God gave me the talent to draw only one thing. Perhaps I missed my calling as a tree artist, I dunno.At any rate…I don’t […]

Free Homeschool Math Curriculum

Math seems to be one of the subjects that most homeschool moms dread, with science running a close second. I actually love math, though I didn’t love teaching it for the longest time. It wasn’t until I came to realize that math is not some secret code that needs to be deciphered and unlocked that I began to enjoy math […]

Free Homeschool History Curriculum

Looking for free homeschool history curriculum? I’ve got a list of truly incredible options for you that won’t cost you a dime. Really! I really wasn’t a great fan of history during school. I guess I never understood the point of memorizing all of those names and dates (still don’t!) and the texts were always so.incredibly.dry.  Blech!! When I got […]