Archive for August, 2010

What Can You Do With Oballs? – Timberdoodle’s Homeschool Vodcast #0029

Aug 31, 2010 No Comments by

If you’re looking for a ball for your little person, you’ve probably seen Oballs. With their characteristic loophole appearance you may have wondered what the point is. Not only do the loops make it easier for babies/toddlers to grip and catch, but you can also use them for such wonderful things as blowing bubbles! Flexible, [...]

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Future Vodcasts

Aug 27, 2010 No Comments by

We’ve been busy this week filming future vodcasts. With such darling guests as these three little ones you can be sure that we’ll have some winners!

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Settlers of America Trails to Rails – Timberdoodle Homeschool Vodcast

Aug 24, 2010 No Comments by

Are you looking for a game that will evaluate not only your strategy but also your character? Settlers of America Trails to Rails, the latest of the Catan History series, will put to the test both your ability to outmaneuver your opponents, and your capacity to do so with grace. As in all Catan games, [...]

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Perfect Homeschooling?

Aug 23, 2010 2 Comments

Do you think that you’re the only one that doesn’t have a “perfect homeschool?” Are you embarrassed by what you or your children HAVEN’T learned? When I read this post from Renee last week, her perspective was refreshingly honest. Take heart homeschoolers no one is perfect, that’s why we need a Savior! Don’t sweat the [...]

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Sonic Booms Explained

Aug 19, 2010 No Comments

Tuesday we discovered that we really didn’t understand what “breaking the sound barrier” practically means. When two F-15 fighter jets broke the sound barrier (responding to an attempted intercept of an aircraft which had invaded the Temporary Flight Restriction area imposed for President Obama’s visit to Seattle) and triggered sonic booms which were heard throughout [...]

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Teaching Textbooks Vodcast

Aug 17, 2010 No Comments

Watch Caleb explain how Teaching Textbooks works, and what he gained as a student by switching to it two years ago. Find out more here!

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Valedictorian Against Traditional Schooling

Aug 13, 2010 1 Comment

During a highschool graduation a valedictorian speaks out against traditional schooling! Interesting to hear a student’s perspective fresh from school.

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Giving Up Christianity or Christ?

Aug 10, 2010 No Comments

Real article. Real perspective. Real beliefs. Real person. Can your homeschoolers spot the fallacy in this writer’s article? Are your children prepared to defend the faith? “Today, I quit being a Christian.” With those words last week on Facebook, Anne Rice delivered a wake-up call for organized religion. The question is whether it will be [...]

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32 Years Ago Today!

Aug 05, 2010 No Comments

Happy anniversary Mom and Dad (Mr. and Mrs. Timberdoodle)!

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What Is Icosoku? How Do You Play? – Timberdoodle Homeschoool Vodcast #0026

Aug 04, 2010 No Comments

Since it made the back cover of the Timberdoodle catalog, you know it has to be good; but Icosoku is difficult to explain in print. Watch as Hope shows you how it works, and even why a concept as simple as Icosoku can be so challenging! Find out more here!

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