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Homeschooling with 4-H

Homeschooling with 4-H
I love hearing about families involved in 4-H! As a rule of thumb, ALL 4-H activities are educational in nature, like Scouting is almost always educational in nature. It's fun to discuss different ways to divide these activities into meaningful high school courses. Face it - 4-H is just great fun! Learn how to put fabulous fun on your homeschool transcript and convert natural learning into high school credit with this free ebook. Download now: How to Convert...
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Guest — Felicia Johnson
Huge 4-H family here! We use 4-H curriculum as our elective credits for high schoolers. Awesome stuff.
Friday, 13 April 2018 20:32
Lee Binz
Well done, Felicia! We are a 4-H goat and chicken family. I loved the curriculum for 4-H. We didn't have an active goat group, so ... Read More
Friday, 13 April 2018 22:22
Guest — Stephanie W.
Like all the other suggestions posted, call your extension office. If you do not have a club near you, you can organize and start ... Read More
Monday, 15 September 2014 15:40
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Fun Fall Ideas for Kids and Families

Fun Fall Ideas for Kids and Families
As a homeschool family, you have the freedom to use the fall months for special activities related to the season!  I have put together a list of some of my favorite fun fall ideas for kids and their entire families!  I hope you enjoy them! Fun Fall Ideas for Kids and Families Thankfulness Jar - Start a new tradition with your family this year, or carry on an old tradition in a new way! Glitter Acorns -...
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Homeschool Help for Beginners

Homeschool Help for Beginners
Someone asked me this week for some tips for beginners.  "What will help?" is such a broad question!  Here are my suggestions.First, you can work together with your kids, either by grouping them together in close age groups, or by studying the same content but at different levels.  In other words, you can use Sonlight Curriculum and group them together, younger kids doing world history for elementary school, and older kids doing world history for junior...
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Guest — Janet
@JW -- I hear you! My kids can't school together either, despite being close in age, they are far apart academically. The older ... Read More
Thursday, 17 September 2009 14:25
Guest — Robin E.
A lovely post, and surprisingly similar to the advice I give new homeschoolers at times. Combining children into the same subject ... Read More
Thursday, 17 September 2009 06:28
Guest — Kristine
Great post, Lee. I often run across new hsing moms at work, and I can use this post as a referral. It IS hard to suggest to othe... Read More
Wednesday, 16 September 2009 20:07
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     New this month for my Gold Care Club members ...

    Gold Care Club members ... be sure to read your email for an important announcement about consultation changes for the week of Thanksgiving.

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