Gift Guide for the Nature Loving Child

    Nature Study is a VERY important component of our eclectic homeschool. We enjoy spending time outside, walking, observing plants, bugs, trees, leaves, etc.  God’s Creation is so beautiful and intrinsic; there is always something new to learn about outside. Charlotte Mason hit the nail on the head when she coined that children shouldContinue reading “Gift Guide for the Nature Loving Child”

Homeschooling and Preparing for a Hurricane in the Same Week

Little did we know this week we would be preparing for Hurricane Irma, right after watching out and praying for our friends in Texas who endured Hurricane Harvey a week ago.  Irma looks massive. So many people have left. So many people are staying. The streets are quiet, all shelves are pretty much empty withContinue reading “Homeschooling and Preparing for a Hurricane in the Same Week”

Books in Spanish to Teach Feelings and Emotions

  This post contains affiliate links. The Bilingual Homeschooler might receive compensation upon a purchase through one of the links in this post at not extra cost to you. Thank you! Gracias!    From a very young age, children learn about their emotions. They understand they feel something and may very well act on it.Continue reading “Books in Spanish to Teach Feelings and Emotions”

Back to School Shopping List – Homeschool Edition

This post contains affiliate links.  My favorite section to shop is school supplies. LOVE it!!! My type A personality wants to plan and make sure I have everything needed to keep things running smoothly in our homeschool. Some school supplies we have to purchase every year, sort of like consumable workbooks; other things we haveContinue reading “Back to School Shopping List – Homeschool Edition”

Resources to Teach and Learn about the Human Body in Homeschool inspired by Charlotte Mason, Classical Education, Montessori. Spanish Materials included.

    This post contains affiliate links.  The human body is a very common topic of discussion around our dinner table. We like to discuss where the foods we eat come from and how they can HELP our bodies. Because of this, we often end up talking about the digestive system, bones, joints, brain, etc. Continue reading “Resources to Teach and Learn about the Human Body in Homeschool inspired by Charlotte Mason, Classical Education, Montessori. Spanish Materials included.”

How I Supplement Abeka Arithmetic Curriculum with a Living Math Charlotte Mason Style – Going Beyond the Textbook

There is great comfort in having a curriculum. It tells you exactly what you need to teach, how to teach it, it gives you a thorough scope and sequence; it basically helps you stay on track. How very much needed is to have that peace of mind that we are teaching exactly what needs to beContinue reading “How I Supplement Abeka Arithmetic Curriculum with a Living Math Charlotte Mason Style – Going Beyond the Textbook”

How to Organize ABeka Homeschool Assignments and Papers for the Year – Crate System

A new year has come and I am once again planning for our upcoming school year! This is going to be my fourth year homeschooling. Where has the time gone?! A lot of learning in the process for the kids and myself. We love homeschooling even more than the very first year and we areContinue reading “How to Organize ABeka Homeschool Assignments and Papers for the Year – Crate System”

10 Sweet Bilingual Board Books for Raising a Bilingual Child in the Early Years

As we raise our bilingual children, I have started to make note of the books we read and the things we have done along the way to help teach them Spanish as naturally as possible. One of these has been reading to them from a very young age, the womb. We read books in Spanish,Continue reading “10 Sweet Bilingual Board Books for Raising a Bilingual Child in the Early Years”

Spanish Poetry Tea Time – Eclectic Charlotte Mason Homeschool

  This post contains affiliate links.  The month of May has been mainly dedicated to analyzing what 2016-2017 was like for our schooling. What I am wishing to keep the same as well as the areas I am wishing to further work on. Since the very beginning of our homeschool, way before we officially started,Continue reading “Spanish Poetry Tea Time – Eclectic Charlotte Mason Homeschool”

Las Manitos – Spanish Nursery Rhyme

Las Manitos is a very short nursery rhyme or canción de cuna that is learned quickly. It has very short sentences and the motions that go along make it really fun to sing along to. Children from age 12 months or even younger may be able to do the motions along the song. Letra Las ManitosContinue reading “Las Manitos – Spanish Nursery Rhyme”