Review: Ed Emberley’s FunPrint

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Update: Dear Homeschooler, Here is an older post that demonstrates the wonderfulness that is Ed Emberley. This is a great summer activity! Try taking it outside!   Overview: This book is a combination of two books (Fingerprint Drawing Book and Great Thumbprint Drawing Book) which uses thumb and finger prints made…

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Weigl Publishers: A Review

Wiegl Publishers

Dear Homeschooler, Books! We love them! We always leave the library with BAGS full of stories, handfuls of non-fiction texts, graphic novels, readers, and audiobooks. My kids can almost always count on a spontaneous purchase at the bookstore. That is why I was so pleased for the opportunity to review…

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Zirrly: A Review

Zirrly

 Dear Homeschooler,  I am always looking for new crafts and activities for my kids to do. I want something that builds new skills and fosters creativity but is also something they can do on their own or with just a little instruction. I like it when they fill at least…

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CursiveLogic: A Review

CursiveLogic

Dear Homeschooler, Are you teaching your students to write in cursive?  I’ve read quite a bit of varying opinions on both the benefits and non-relevance of teaching cursive in a modern tech-driven world where most communication and documentation is typed. Personally, I think cursive is extremely beneficial beyond just an…

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Magic Stix Washable Markers: A Review

Magic Stix

Dear Homeschooler, Homeschool art class can be a beautiful chaos. When the carefully constructed masterpieces are hanging on the fridge, left behind in the wake are empty glue sticks, broken crayons, and stray markers. I don’t know about you, but we always seem to end up with more markers than…

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