Wondering how to Rock Your Homeschool? These recommended resources are materials & sites that we LOVE. Great ways to enjoy your homeschool life :)

 

There are SO many wonderful homeschool resources out there! And, as lovely as that is, finding what you need and making a decision on what to purchase can be overwhelming.

To help you save time (and money whenever possible!), here are Recommended Resources to Rock Your Homeschool. You’ll find materials and sites to help you enjoy your homeschool adventures. If you have any questions about any of these resources, please email me at [email protected]

Get ready to rock!

New to Homeschooling

Deschooling: A Powerful Way New Homeschoolers Can Thrive

Deschooling 101: For a Peaceful Transition from Public School to Homeschool

HSLDA (Homeschool Legal Defense Association):  Get the scoop on homeschool laws and requirements for your state.

Cathy Duffy Reviews:  Amazing site for researching curriculum.

 

Encouragement

Rock Your Homeschool! Facebook Group: Come hand out with me & other homeschool moms who love to gather for community, encouragement, and support.

Better Together:  Pam Barnhill shares how morning time can help your homeschool be better together.

 

Teaching From Rest:  Sarah Mackenzie provides wonderful reminders and tips for slowing down to enjoy your homeschool life.

 

any Gracious Space:  Julie Bogart, Brave Writer extraordinaire, encourages and boosts your homeschool day with these heartfelt stories, tips, and suggestions.

Homeschool Podcasts:  Pop in your earbuds and soak up all the wonderful encouragement, support, and inspiration from homeschool mamas who share from the heart.

 

Planning

Put Your Homeschool Year on Autopilot: Get expert advice and materials to help you finally figure out how to plan your homeschool year so you can enjoy your life, too.

Morning Time Plans:  Need help getting started with morning time? Or want to save time and energy? Check out this variety of morning time plans to help you rock your homeschool.

Charlotte Mason Planner:  If you follow the Charlotte Mason approach in your homeschool, this planner is what you want.

 

Big Happy Planner:  My absolutely favorite planner for homeschooling! (Tip: If you go to Michael’s or Hobby Lobby to get one, use a coupon!)

 

Frixion Erasable Pens:  Hands down, my favorite pens in the entire world! A rainbow of colors that write smooth and erase even smoother 😉 Great for when you have to switch up your plans

 

Staedtler Pens: My next favorite set of pens. Because sometimes you’re feeling bold and don’t even need to erase!

 

Washi Tape:  I have a bit of a washi tape obsession, I’m not gonna lie 😉  Washi tape is magical stuff. Great for decorating, personalizing, and temporarily holding notes and such in place.

 

By Subject

Outdoor Skills + Growth Mindset:

THiNK OUTSiDE BOXES:  Amazing homeschool subscription boxes for kids that encourage exploration and survival in the great outdoors. My boys absolutely LOVE these powerful lessons and activities.

ASL:

101 American Sign Language for Kids:  My friend, Rochelle, has shared this amazing resource with us. It’s an awesome way to really learn about ASL and the best ways to teach your kids. My boys are LOVING it!!

Math:

Life of Fred

Any Math Facts That Stick by Kate Snow

Teaching Textbooks

CTC Math

Beast Academy

 

English (Reading, Writing, Literature, Grammar): 

Brave Writer

WriteShop

Online Book Clubs

Kendall Hunt

Elementary Literature Guides from 7Sisters Homeschool 

Revolting Writing for Boys…And Girls Who Dare!  **Amazing resources to motivate kids who don’t like to write (or tired of boring topics)

 

 

Science:

Christian Kids Explore Chemistry

Home Science Tools

42 Electronics

 

History:

All About History (Bright Ideas Press)

PAC

Notgrass History

 

Foreign Languages: 

Rosetta Stone

Memoria Press

 

Handwriting:

Find out what the top 10 best homeschool handwriting resources are recommended by moms like you!

 

Art:

Chalk Pastels by YOU Are an Artist:  My boys and I LOVE Nana & this relaxed approach to art.

Masterpiece Society Studio

 

Music:

SQUILT

Zeezok Music Appreciation

 

Nature Study:

NaturExplorers

 

Typing:  

Why Your Kids Will Love These Fun & Free Typing Games

Typesy: The Best Typing Program for Your HomeschoolWhy Your Kids Will Love These Fun & Free Typing Games

 

Growth Mindset for Kids:

Big Life Journal

Geography

United States Geography Notebooking Pages

 

Learning Fun

Kwik Stix:  We love using these mess-free paint sticks in our homeschool. I pull these out for my boys to create while we listen to audiobooks or just need to chill.

STEAM Kids:  Awesome ways to add creative fun to your homeschool day!


 

By Grade Level

Preschool:

Have Fun & Learn – Big Fun Preschool Workbook (Ages 3-6):  Amazing workbook by Highlights with a variety of learning fun activities. Xman gives this workbook 5 stars! 

Preschool Math At Home

 

Learn & Grow: Hands-On Lessons for Active Preschoolers

 

Kindergarten:

 Have Fun & Learn – Big Fun Kindergarten Workbook (Ages 3-6)

 

 

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