Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights for July to August 2021

We started our homeschooling in July, earlier than the official date prescribed by our provider. We do this so we can have longer rest in December. One major change in our homeschooling journey is that Nereus, my eldest, wanted to go to a regular school for Junior High School so we enrolled him in a… Continue reading Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights for July to August 2021


Homeschooling Highlights for April 2021

Photo collage of Ian's first week. 🙂 Ian's First Week For Math, Ian practiced mental addition of hundreds using techniques described in Math Mammoth. He continued his lessons in "pang-abay" (in English, adverbs) using lessons from our homeschool provider. For Sibika, Ian reviewed and discussed all the responsibilities of community members.For Science we did three… Continue reading Homeschooling Highlights for April 2021


Homeschooling Highlights for March 2021

Ian's First Week As part of geometry lesson, Ian made solids using patterns we printed. We assembled a cone, a cube, and a pyramid. He then learned about the concept of angles, parallel and perpendicular lines relative to these solids. For English, Ian learned how to use "will" and "shall".Ian learned about civic organizations/NGOs who… Continue reading Homeschooling Highlights for March 2021


Homeschooling Highlights for February 2021

Ian's First Week Ian played games for vocabulary, spelling, and sentence construction using the website recommended by a friend: If you would like your young children to practice the lessons he or she has learned so far in English, this website offers simple games for quizzes and exercises. Here are other websites that I… Continue reading Homeschooling Highlights for February 2021


January 2021 Homeschooling Highlights

Ian's first week Ian's First Week Studied about circuits and magnets. He also participated in his older brother's experiment on Reversible vs Irreversible Reaction which involved burning sugar, butter, and candle wax, as well as, dissolving flour and baking soda in water and vinegar, respectively. Ian also read about how earth changes due to natural… Continue reading January 2021 Homeschooling Highlights

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Teach HELE, Science, and Art in One Project – Soap Making

Friday is usually Art Day in our homeschooling weekly schedule. But on the first week of this year which happens to be their daddy's birthday week, we decided to do art two days earlier by painting watercolor cards for him. So instead of the usual watercolor painting for Art Day, we decided to make soaps… Continue reading Teach HELE, Science, and Art in One Project – Soap Making


November and December 2020 Homeschooling Highlights of Ian and Nereus

Ian's Science Highlights Ian made a model of earth and it's interior, he even made a moon model to go with it. He was so serious about his task because he loves geography next to stars and galaxies. He also identified land and water forms on a geography book about Washington State, which was given… Continue reading November and December 2020 Homeschooling Highlights of Ian and Nereus


October 2020 Homeschooling Highlights

Our October has been so busy and filled with homeschooling activities despite the sadness and boredom that hit us every now and down because of being cooped up at home a lot. Science For Science, majority of our lesson were centered on preservation of flora and fauna as well as the importance of tress and… Continue reading October 2020 Homeschooling Highlights


September 2020 Homeschooling Highlights

Since school year started, things have been hectic at home. Aside from homeschooling, I have been painting in watercolor a lot now, my Young Living essential oil business has been taking off, and I'm also managing a publisher's social media accounts. Things this week have been slow though so I had time to write this.… Continue reading September 2020 Homeschooling Highlights


Homeschooling Highlights for August 2020

For the month of August, majority of our homeschooling activities focused on so many things about our home country, the Philippines, this being the month of our national language - Filipino. We also did plenty of art, STEM projects (such as Mars Rover and Helicopter prototypes from NASA), data gathering for science through play, and… Continue reading Homeschooling Highlights for August 2020