Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Mystery of History: Reproducibles CD Volume 1

December 30th, 2011 (No Comments)

All the reproducibles on your computer! If you are like me the thought of going to a copy store to be ready for school next week is not high on my list of fun things to do. Mystery of History is a great program and the Mystery of History Reproducibles CD makes the program even [...]

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Pathway Readers Third Grade Set

December 29th, 2011 (No Comments)

I was trying to find a reader that my 8 year old boy would enjoy. After reading a lot of reviews I decided to give the Pathway Readers a try. He loves them! The books are well within his grade level. I love how the books talk about different values. It’s started a lot of [...]

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B Pop-Arty Beads

December 28th, 2011 (No Comments)

A favorite with my boys! B. Pop-Arty Beads are a favorite with my two boys (ages 4 and 2). I bought another set of larger beads for my toddler, but he can’t connect them as easily as he can the Pop-Arty Beads. My boys connect them in all sorts of ways and will wear them [...]

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A Reason for Writing – Transition

December 27th, 2011 (No Comments)

A Great Handwriting Program We used A Reason for Handwriting last year. My son really liked decorating the pages and the people he gave them too really enjoyed them. People commented on his beautiful handwriting which greatly improved with this program. When it came to ordering a handwriting program this year he specifically asked to [...]

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Electric Colors Thinking Putty

December 26th, 2011 (No Comments)

Surprising fun We LOVE this putty.  I was impressed with the volume of putty in the can.  It is enough for me to divide between my four kids who then stretch, roll, and squish it while I read to them.  As one reviewer noted, you do need to watch out for stains.  Especially when the [...]

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JUMP at Home Grade 2

December 23rd, 2011 (No Comments)

I am using JUMP at Home Grade 2 with my 8 year old daughter who has been struggling and not progressing in math. This program has been successful in helping her grasp concepts that she was unable to comprehend with other programs. Although the workbook pages are simple and straightforward, I have found that the [...]

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Rosetta Stone Version 3 Homeschool Edition Spanish

December 22nd, 2011 (No Comments)

Works for young kids too I am a native Spanish speaker and have been using this program with a 5 and 7 year old. It is very hands-off so I can just tell them to “do your Spanish lesson” and they are off on their own.  It will keep repeating areas where they have difficulty [...]

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Biology 101 – Homeschool Science

December 21st, 2011 (No Comments)

Not just for Grade School and High School Students This DVD series is not just for grade school and high school students. I purchased this DVD from Timberdoodle when I signed up for a Biology class in college. I used the DVDs to understand the topics covered in class. At the end of the semester, [...]

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Anti-Virus

December 20th, 2011 (No Comments)

Logic fun for everyone Anti-virus is fun as well as attractive and interesting.  It wraps up concepts from science in a logic challenge.  Our 4 year old is able to complete the starter challenges, and our older ones are challenged by the upper levels (our 3 year old just likes to play with the colorful [...]

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Second Grade Timberdoodle Core Curriculum

December 19th, 2011 (No Comments)

You are making me a loyal customer This is the second year I have purchased curriculum packages from Timberdoodle for my 3 boys and once again I am not let down. This package does a great job of covering 95% of the state standards. It looks like an overwhelming amount of books but takes no [...]

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