Homeschool Hacks

35 Ideas to Keep Your Toddler or Preschooler Busy While You Homeschool

There’s no question, homeschooling with a toddler or preschooler (or both!) underfoot is challenging. But with a little thought and planning you can pull together a variety of activities to keep your little ones busy and entertained. When my kids were young, I designated a little area to keep all […]

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Educating With Animals

When people think of careers where they have the opportunity to work with animals, they might think of a zookeeper, veterinarian, marine biologist, or farmer. I had no interest in those careers because I wanted to be a teacher, but I still wanted to work with animals. I was able […]

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15 Ways to Help Kids Learn and Explore Outside

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Kristin Moon of Kristin Moon Science back to the Homeschool Compass. If you’ve seen Dr. Moon’s previous article, you know that prioritizing time in the outdoors offers many benefits for us and for our kids. Sometimes we’re just not sure what to do when we get outside. After we’ve gone to all the trouble of getting our kids outdoors, what can we do to keep them excited and learning once they’re there? Dr. Moon has some great advice for us. Enjoying the outdoors as a family doesn’t need […]

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