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Homeschool History & Geography Archives

It’s time for the 2012… Summer Olympic Games! Knowledge Quest has a  fun project for your kids to work on during the Olympic Games that will give them an outlet for their creative energy. They are offering a free download for this project. Hurry, since I am not sure how long it will be available! My Country Book will help your children record their favorite Olympic moments while reinforcing their geography knowledge and providing an…

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Notgrass “America the Beautiful” is not available on the Notgrass website right now because it is being reprinted. I checked around and found that CBD still has the America the Beautiful curriculum available. Price today for the set was still $99.95. ( check out what used Notgrass curriculum is available today!) CBD decribes America the Beautiful in a nutshell, “The next best thing to a yearlong cross-country trip (or a great take-along companion)! In this…

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Exploring World History – World History, Literature and Bible This Notgrass Curriculum set sold for $69.00 this week. If you are interested in finding a good buy on Notgrass history curriculum, you’ll be happy to know that there is a pretty good choice available on our used Notgrass curriculum page. The Notgrass set included the books in the picture and listed below: Part 1-Creation through the Middle Ages Part 2-The Renaissance to the Present In…

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A Child’s History of the World by V.M. Hillyer:   This book is a classic history ‘textbook’ offering  interesting telling of world history for children. It introduces children to many important moments in history and upon this foundation, a child’s knowledge base can grow. For a long while A Child’s History of the World by Virgil M. Hillyer was out of print. Even today, if you look on Amazon, you will see used books listed…

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Used Core Knowledge Curriculum Individual books for each unit build important social studies concepts through on-level text and strong visual images. ( The auction above contained Pearson Learning Core Knowledge History & Geography for Grade 2. The set included a student workbook, student individual books, teachers manual and originals. The set  was PURCHASED at  RETAIL FOR $201.94 and was selling Another Core Knowledge book (see above) was listed. This one was Pearson Learning Core Knowledge…

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Maps are essential when you teach Geography in your homeschool. See prices for Markable Maps The Markable Map is a good choice because you can write on it over and over again with water based markers. This map is 23 inches by 34 inches – a modified Robinson projection map. The Markable Map can be hung on the wall or you can fold it up for easy storage (folds to smaller than 12″ X 12″. …

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Used Truthquest History Guides for sale Truthquest History is one of Cathy Duffy’s 100 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum History may seem murky, but only because we wrongly focus on the long corridor of human actions. History is really a door to God Himself! God created mankind and his times. He is the initiator; we are the responders.  God’s truth shapes all of history and humanities: government, philosophy, art, architecture, literature, scientific thinking, economics, law,…

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For discount Geography Songs- see what is available today… This Geography Songs Review consists of: 1. A basic description States & Capitals Songs Kit and Geography Songs Kit with a sample lesson plan. 2. Our personal experiences using this product A basic description of Geography Songs Kits 1. The Geography Songs Kit(Geography Songs – Sing Around The World CD) includes 33 songs; a workbook with maps, lyrics, illustrations and tests; and a 25″ x 36″…

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For African American homeschooling families, it is difficult to find a history curriculum that instills in our elementary-middle school aged, African-American children a sense of who they are both spiritually and historically.” One homeschooling mother decided to write her own curriculum to fill the gap. I would like to introduce Belinda Bullard, who homeschools her three children, teaches college, writes curriculum, scrapbooks, sews, and manages a vibrant family. You can find out more about her…

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We started using Konos Curriculum with Volume One (the Yellow Book). Under the character traits of Attentiveness, Obedience, Orderliness, Trust, Stewardship, Honor, and Patience. I love the way Konos Curriculum connects history and science to real people. We get to know the people through reading living books and then each one is added to our timeline. The timeline is a wonderful tool to  mesh together what is learned in the units. There are 160 timeline…

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