Archive for September, 2011

Giveaway: Thinking Skills Games for One

Sep 30, 2011 24 Comments by

Here at Timberdoodle we have always specialized in hands-on learning and thinking skills, but in our decades as a homeschool supplier never have we featured a better assortment of hands-on thinking skills games. This giveaway is perfect for you if: Your child needs to work on logical thinking skills. You are traveling and need car-friendly [...]

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The Reviews That Won

Sep 27, 2011 No Comments by

While the winners were drawn by random, we thought you’d still be interested in reading their reviews! Out of the 570 reviews that were entered, here are the six that actually won: Great for preschoolers with autism! Reviewer: Liane Gruett from Aurora, IL United States I purchased the Kid-O A to Z Magnatab for my [...]

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Motivating a Reluctant Learner

Sep 19, 2011 6 Comments by

This is my 3rd year doing hs w/my son who is 2nd grade (actually 4th if you count preschool)… I am nearly in tears. My son will only work when I am right by his side, even if he already knows how to do the page. He is so smart, yet hates school. It took [...]

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Just For Baby Giveaway

Sep 15, 2011 57 Comments

We have babies on the brain here. Two of my cousins just welcomed beautiful daughters within the past couple weeks, and two more cousins are expecting soon. Two couples in our Bible study are anticipating the arrival of their second little ones to join the 4 toddlers already making community group nights hilariously entertaining. Perhaps [...]

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Helping a Child in School Stay at Grade Level

Sep 10, 2011 No Comments

I am not homeschooling my first grader, however, when we lived in Florida she excelled at a A grade level school and is currently enrolled in an F grade level school. I want to make sure I can keep her up to standard (and above standard where necessary) instead of her falling behind and getting [...]

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Building Thinking Skills Giveaway

Sep 09, 2011 93 Comments

Everyone knows that reading and math are essential, but most schools and even many homeschooling families overlook thinking skills. Thinking skills are simply not optional. Just think of the many thinking opportunities everyone faces every day: Your doctor thinks through the best treatment option for your malady, given the potential side effects, your other health [...]

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Teaching Textbooks Giveaway

Sep 01, 2011 251 Comments

I grew up with Miquon Math and Key To… books, both of which I enjoyed, (particularly Miquon – loved that beginning math series) but I really wish I’d had Teaching Textbooks for upper level math. It is friendly, directed to the student, uses lots of white space and perhaps most appealing of all, has a [...]

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