Category: Reviews

Mr. D Math - ACT Prep Math Bootcamp- Product Review

My oldest is a Junior this year and we decided it was time to take the ACT test for a trial run. However, my sons schedule is absolutely packed to the brim this year. As I searched for just the right course to help him study I struggled to find something that would not take…
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Vocabulary Quest Game Review

I love finding fun ways to study information that needs to be memorized. My kids love games. Board games, card games, and especially video games are always in use around our house. So when I had the chance to review Vocabulary Quest, which is a video game for learning advanced vocabulary words, I was all…
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WriteShop Homeschool Writing Curriculum Review

I love that WriteShop teaches students how to edit their work. They get a very clear checklist to use for this step each lesson.

CTCMath Review

I am reviewing the Homeschool Family membership package, appropriate for both secular and Christian homeschoolers, covering levels from kindergarten to calculus.

Keep the Poetry in Your Homeschool

Poetry is often relegated to the pile of optional subjects. Optional subjects are the first ones we cut when we are busy or overwhelmed. Is poetry entirely necessary to a good education? Isn’t it a bit antiquated and irrelevant in this age of technology? Would our children not be better served learning a programming language…
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UGears Knight - Craft Review

This puzzle is a great option for stocking stuffers, only costs a few dollars, and is easy for kids to put together.

Plus-Plus Turkey Kit Product Review

Are you searching for a project to keep the kids busy while the pop-up turkey timer refuses to budge, even though your painstaking mathematical calculations predicted it would pop 30 minutes ago?

Chroma Cube Review

Chroma Cube is a table-top deductive reasoning puzzle. Timberdoodle includes it in the 11th-grade curriculum kit but it is suitable for a wide range of ages. My 11th grader has spent hours solving other popular puzzles involving cubes. So I thought it would be fun to give this one a try. Of course, since it…
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Nature’s Beautiful Order - Product Review

Nature’s Beautiful Order published by Memoria Press is designed to be used with older students, 6th grade or above. The book is written for Christian students. The book and accompanying study guide are a great introduction to natural history. What is Natural History? Natural history is a branch of biology. In fact, it used to…
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Anne of Green Gables Student Study Guide - Product Review

This guide is published by Memoria Press and is targeted for the 6th-8th grader. I am using it with an 8th grader. The novel Anne of Green Gables does contain Biblical references if you are a secular homeschooler and are comfortable with using the novel in your homeschool than this study guide should also be a good…
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