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Art, Music and History a Great Combination

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Touch  Taste  Smell  Hear  See

The best way for anyone to learn is using as many senses as possible! We have matched up some perfect combinations of art, music and history so you and your children can learn in ways that will make it stick and have fun learning! The best part... it's all on sale! Find out more.

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Playing with Plays- The best way to do plays by Shakespeare and other famous playwrights

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BIG savings at Homeschool Buyers Co-op!

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 Welcome to Yellow House Book Rental! We are primarily a homeschool curriculum, rental service. However, we offer a variety of services. You can compare each one, at Yellow House Book Rental, and decide which is best for your family.  **This post contains affiliate links and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on our links, at no extra cost to you. Thank You! When I began homeschooling 22 years ago we had very few options available to us. Now, there are so many choices, it is overwhelming! I am so grateful that the homeschool movement has grown...

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Personal Finance: A subject we should all be teaching our teens

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Is personal finance and budgeting a required class for your homeschooled high schooler? It is in our homeschool. 
I believe that money management and time management are two very important subjects that are often ignored. Both are subjects that our children will need great skills in for the rest of their lives! Hoping that they just figured it out on their own is wishful thinking. 
Children learn from adult modeled behavior. Is it any surprise then, if parents don't handle their money well, their children will not either? And if you look at statistics, most don't ever figure it out, at least not how to manage it well. (continue reading)

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Christmas-schooling

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It's December, and it's a great time to put aside your regular homeschool routine as you visit with family, make homemade ornaments, and cook your favorite foods. 

When my children were young, it was very hard to homeschool between Thanksgiving and Christmas break. So many extra activities,......continue reading

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