Archive for August, 2011

Outdoor Learning Giveaway

Aug 25, 2011 79 Comments by

We couldn’t decide which of these Outdoor Learning items your children would be most likely to enjoy and benefit from, so 5 of you will get to choose any one of these items to add to your family’s outdoor adventure kit: Slackline Funline, Mashoonga, Mashoonga Cadets, Wahoo Puppy, YBike Pewi, Pocket Discs…

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One Family’s Curriculum Planning Approach

Aug 22, 2011 2 Comments by

I’m passing on this information to you because I know how much I love to see what other moms are doing to manage their space and time, etc.

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Timberdoodle in Africa

Aug 19, 2011 No Comments by

Here at Timberdoodle we were so excited to get this letter from one of our long-time customers who has been working with Living Hope International in Zambia. With her permission we are delighted to share with you how she has used Timberdoodle materials in this exciting venture!

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Preschool Learning Giveaway

Aug 18, 2011 72 Comments

5 of you will get to choose any one of these items to add to your collection: Beginning Math, Thinking Skills, Language Arts, Geography, Fine Motor Skills, History, Art, Construction, Science, the Purpllinker, Color & Shape Game and much more!

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Transitioning from Unschooling to Timberdoodle’s Curriculum

Aug 17, 2011 1 Comment

I’m new to your company, and am transitioning from a very unstructured unschooling approach to something more structured. I have an 11-year-old son who is very bright, catches on quickly to things, reads voraciously, but has been unschooled. I’m looking at your complete curriculum packages, and am thinking I might choose the 5th grade package for him . . . but I’m not sure exactly how to make the decision.

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Why Timberdoodle Encourages Independent Learning

Aug 17, 2011 2 Comments

I’m wondering, though, about what feels to me like an increasing number of DVD/computer-style resources that “replace” parental involvement (like Sequential Spelling). Yes, homeschooling parents are busy, but isn’t spending time with your kids as they learn a major part of the whole point? What is your perspective on this?
Tricia Groenewold Van Dyk

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Budget Friendly Curriculum Recommendations for 5 Children

Aug 09, 2011 No Comments

> I am trying to decide on what to use to school my children, their age ranges from 3,6,8,(2)14. I would like to incorporate them into having the same history, but others subjects will have to be on the level. Any recommendations on what we should use, according to our ages, and to keep the […]

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