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Meet the Models!

Oct 18, 2011 No Comments by

Meet the models from our Fall 2011 Photo Shoot! We were delighted to have so many children work with us on the production of our 2011 Gift Guide, some new faces and many familiar ones. (Due to the size limitations of the gift guide we weren’t able to bring back all of the fantastic models [...]

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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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Timberdoodle Complete Curriculum Kits Vs. Sonlight’s Curriculum Packages

Apr 19, 2011 6 Comments by

…I feel silly asking you this, because of course you are a Timberdoodle supporter . but can you give me any thoughts about trying to choose between Timberdoodle and Sonlight? Michele I’m happy to give you my perspective, though of course I know our curriculum much better than I know theirs, so you’ll want to [...]

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Meet the 2011 Timberdoodle Models!

Mar 31, 2011 1 Comment

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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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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How Do You Do It All? Home Business

Oct 07, 2010 No Comments

Originally published in a 1992 Timberdoodle catalog. How does a home teaching mom also find time to participate in a home business? More importantly, why?! Let me answer the why first. We do it not only to give our children real life skills, and to bolster confidence, but also to develop character. Our experience has [...]

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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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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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Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant

Jul 06, 2010 No Comments

Gregg and Sono Harris have been longtime faithful homeschoolers here in the NorthWest for many years, and they and their children have been influential leaders for the cause of Christ throughout the world. Please keep husband Gregg and children Josh, Joel, Alex, Brett, Sarah, Isaac, and James in your prayers as they face this recent [...]

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Engineering for Youngsters??

Jun 16, 2010 No Comments

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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