Articles About Homeschool

Before There Were Stars Storytelling Game

Before There Were Stars Storytelling Game

For those who know me, I don’t have a problem talking to strangers, joining in random conversations or putting a thoughtful story on paper. Since I was young, I enjoyed the art of crafting a narrative, as long as I could do it on my o ...
5 Weeks of DIY STEM Projects

5 Weeks of DIY STEM Projects

For the bajillionth time, I’m going to say that I was not a fan of science in school. I didn’t enjoy it. The information didn’t stick like it needed to. I have maybe two positive memorable science-class related experiences ...
Constellations Game Overview

Constellations Game Overview

At bedtime for the past few weeks, even before the passing of Stephen Hawking, Scott and I have been setting the sleep timer as we tune the television to a show about the universe. It’s been interesting, exciting yet peaceful to liste ...
Inspiring Kids With Science Books

Inspiring Kids With Science Books

As parents, we do things to entertain our kids, to engage with them, to bond and to show our love. It may be something as simple as playing games, making them breakfast in bed for no reason or taking them out for ice cream or a movie. But w ...
Learn the Process Behind Cars 3

Learn the Process Behind Cars 3

“When I grow up, I want to be… ” How did you (or would you now) finish the sentence? How would your kids? There are so many amazing opportunities available that most adults wouldn’t have even dreamed were possible an ...
1754: Conquest Board Game Overview

1754: Conquest Board Game Overview

I have some conflicting feelings about today’s board game feature. Not because there is something wrong with the game, but because I’m grieving due to this being the last in the series. It’s been nearly 18 months since we ...
Educational Games From Logic Roots

Educational Games From Logic Roots

We’ve always said it’s never too early to introduce your children to the concept of learning through play. Let’s face it – kids don’t want to be in school. They want to be playing with friends and family whenev ...
2016 Gift Guide: S.T.E.M Toys & Games

2016 Gift Guide: S.T.E.M Toys & Games

You know how we feel about the importance of making education more entertaining. Games can be used to explain various educational principles so earlier this year we put together a list of games that can be used for teaching science, history ...
Puzzle + Abstract + Math = Skiwampus

Puzzle + Abstract + Math = Skiwampus

It’s no secret that we love playing board games in our house. That doesn’t mean we all prefer the same types of games. While I’m very fond of abstract games, you’ll find my wife drawn to any title that is puzzle-ish. ...
Is the Ion Game Worth Its Salt?

Is the Ion Game Worth Its Salt?

By this time next week both of our girls should be settled into their new school schedules. They’re both at the same school this year, which won’t happen again until 2018 when our youngest hits high school. After a great summer ...