Archive for March, 2011

Meet the 2011 Timberdoodle Models!

Mar 31, 2011 1 Comment by

Ana, 5, & Abi, 1 Our featured cover child, Ana is adopted from Kazakhstan and her adorable sister is from Taiwan. We first got to know them through a mutual friend, and were so excited with them when Abi finally came home!     Andrew, 13 & David, 12 The youngest sons of our long-time [...]

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How to Get the Most Out of a Homeschool Conference

Mar 22, 2011 No Comments by

Homeschool conventions can be either a blessing or a blight to home educating families. Notoriously expensive to attend, what with registration, transportation, and hotel fees, many families find that the cost to merely walk though the convention door can amount to hundreds of dollars. Is it worth it? How can you get the most out [...]

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What Do You Recommend For My Fourth Grader?

Mar 14, 2011 No Comments by

I was looking at the AOP “Lifepacs” for independent study for my 4th grade son. They look thorough, but BORING! My son has trouble focusing, remembering, retaining info. in lessons, and is easily distractable. I really don’t have tons of time to dedicate to him daily, and I need him to do much of his [...]

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Why Does Timberdoodle Choose Not To Use Apologia In Upper Grade Curriculum Kits?

Mar 14, 2011 No Comments

  I am in the process of making curriculum decisions for next year and am wondering about science curriculum. I have noticed over the years that you don’t feature Apologia for higher level science (eg, Exploring Creation with General Science,etc). Am curious as to the reason for this. What weaknesses do you see in their [...]

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Do Doodle Dollars Change Free Shipping Eligibility?

Mar 14, 2011 No Comments

If I use Doodle Points and they reduce my purchase below $120, will I still receive free shipping?  Or does my total have to be >$120 AFTER the credit of my DP? The short answer is yes, you will still receive free shipping even if your order drops below $120 because you are redeeming Doodle [...]

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Butterscotch Pie

Mar 14, 2011 No Comments

Happy π Day! Today is March 14, or 3.14! Why not bake a pie with your children to celebrate this day? Today we share with you our Grandma’s Butterscotch Pie recipe. Grandpa loves butterscotch pie, and has even requested that it be served for dessert on his 90th birthday, coming up next week! Pie Crust [...]

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Announcing Our 2011 Timberdoodle Core Curriculum Packages!

Mar 07, 2011 No Comments

It is that time of year again, when we upgrade our curriculum kits to add this year’s best discoveries and subtract the sadly discontinued items or those we’ve had ongoing supply issues. This year we see a handful of changes in most grades, some of which we are particularly excited about. For grade by grade [...]

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