Archive for June, 2010

Free Movie Admission!!

Jun 30, 2010 No Comments by

We homeschoolers are not generally known for frequent trips to the movie theater. Most often of course it is content we are concerned about but sometimes it is merely the expense that prohibits. This summer, thanks to Regal Entertainment Group, it doesn’t have to be expense that restrains you. RGE says, “Selected G or PG [...]

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P’kolino Bug Puzzle – Timberdoodle’s Homeschool Vodcast #0020

Jun 23, 2010 No Comments by

Puzzles are a vital part of any toddler’s education, but what if your puzzle did more? P’kolino Bug Puzzles offer the additional benefit of having interchangeable pieces. This means that your little one will be motivated to assemble and reassemble the puzzle resulting in improved hand-eye coordination and strengthened manual dexterity, along with all the [...]

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Engineering for Youngsters??

Jun 16, 2010 No Comments by

What we homeschoolers have been incorporating for years throughout our educating is now being brought into public schools! We have long believed that engineering is a foundational skill and should be taught young and often. So it is interesting to see, in this article by The New York Times, that this concept is now being [...]

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Oil Spill Devastation In Pictures

Jun 14, 2010 No Comments

If your younger homeschooled children have been out of the loop on the oil spill, these pictures from Boston.com – The Big Picture are a staggering way to show them what is happening and what the consequences from this “nation’s worst environmental disaster” are.

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Pervasive, Persuasive, Pernicious

Jun 11, 2010 No Comments

At the risk of encouraging a snobby and condemning response I think this short clip on the commercialization of children is worth pondering and serves as a timely reminder as we head into summer, a time which many families use for rest, restoration, and recreation before hitting homeschool again in the fall. How much time [...]

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Father’s Day – Timberdoodle Homeschool Vodcast #0018

Jun 08, 2010 No Comments

Announcing two exciting DIY books with projects for dads and kids to do together! Take a closer look at Handy Dad and Geek Dad, includes footage from one of the projects we made out of Geek Dad! Check out more details here:

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Free CLEP Practice Tests from CollegePlus!

Jun 07, 2010 No Comments

For those of you who have highschool or college-age homeschoolers, this is a helpful resource from CollegePlus!. With over half a dozen FREE practice CLEP tests, your homeschooler can now gauge more accurately whether they are ready to CLEP out some courses.

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