31 Music Unit Studies and More Resources to Teach in Homeschool

31 Music Unit Studies for Teaching Music in Homeschool | Renée at Great Peace #musicappreciation #music #homeschool #ihsnet

Sometimes when teaching music in homeschool you don’t really have time to dive in to a complete 32 week lesson series. Instead, perhaps what will work best for your classroom is to study music in bite size chunks. Allowing your children to learn about great artists, classical composers or music theory a little at a time can help them to retain more of what they […] Read More

100+ Music Field Trips for Homeschool Music Appreciation

Music Field Trips for Homeschool Music Appreciation | | Renée at Great Peace #music #muiscappreciation #fieldtrips #homeschool #ihsnet

Music Field Trips to Consider Exposing your child to live music field trips through live performances can go a long way in the overall artistic development of your child.As we continue to explore ways to teach music appreciation in homeschool we can’t forget how important it is to take musical field trips. Whether your goal is to inspire musical creativity or to encourage a love […] Read More

The Ultimate How to Teach Music in Homeschool Guide

How to Teach Music in Homeschool | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #music #muiscappreciation #ihsnet

 5 Days of Music in Homeschool Homeschooling is life schooling, I say this time and again. Homeschool music appreciation curriculum doesn’t have to look like books and paper.  The best way to teach music in homeschool is to have music playing in your homeschooling. I think it’s important for homeschoolers to round out a child’s education with a study of the arts. We do this in a […] Read More

Simple Tips to Manage Household Chores

Simple Tips to Manage Household Chores | Renée at Great Peace

    I’ll be the first to admit, housekeeping hasn’t always been my favorite role. I can keep a home. I can deep clean. But I don’t particularly enjoy the process of household chores. I’ve heard that there are women who do love housekeeping. I’m not really one of them.  Don’t get me wrong. I like having a clean home. I like looking over a […] Read More

25 Autumn Dinner Ideas to Warm Up the Family

25 Autumn Dinner Ideas for your Family | Renée at Great Peace #mealplanning #autumndinnerideas #dinner

Autumn is in full swing here in northwest Missouri. The temperatures have dropped, The trees are turning those gorgeous colors and fall is definitely in the air. I love it. And I love when I can start letting go of hot summer dinner ideas and start focusing on autumn dinner ideas. It is my absolute favorite time of the year.  This is the time of […] Read More

Music Appreciation Resources for Teaching Homeschool

Music Appreciation Resources for Homeschool | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #musicappreciation #ihsnet

Homeschooling allows us to dive into subjects that many public schools are abandoning. Often this is due to very tight budgets. Other times it’s because those subjects simply aren’t found on the state mandated tests. Music appreciation is one of those subjects. But in homeschooling, we can embrace these subjects. That’s why I’m bringing you this music appreciation resources list.  This post contains affiliate advertisement […] Read More

Putting History into Perspective

Putting History into Perspective | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #history #ihsnet

Connecting History to the Modern World Let’s face it, sometimes history can seem so dry.  Without context children lose the importance of understanding how history affects their own lives. Trying to connect their minds and hearts to something that happened long before they were even born can seem like a daunting task. Actually, it may seem impossible. This post contains affiliate advertisement links.   The […] Read More

LEGO Therapy for Developing Social Skills

LEGO Therapy for the Development of Social Skills in Gifted Children | Renée at Great Peace #gifted #gtchat #homeschool #ihsnet

Help Build Social Skills with LEGO® Therapy for Gifted & Other Special Needs Children Let’s face it many gifted kids and teens struggle to communicate with neurotypical people. It doesn’t matter if they are talking to older, younger or same aged children. The struggle is real. LEGO Therapy is a method developed for kids with autism but the principles of this type of therapy could be used […] Read More