5 Unexpected Ways to Teach Music Appreciation in your Homeschool

5 Unexpected Ways to Teach Music in Homeschool | Renée at Great Peace #musicappreciation #homeschool #ihsnet

Teaching music appreciation is an important component to homeschooling. While many don’t believe this to be true, music appreciation can be just as vital as the core subjects you teach from home. Music can serve as a foundation of math learning. Music can inspire creative thinking, writing, and dramatic reading. Music can bring peacefulness to the school day, or lift spirits when the winter doldrums […] Read More

Organize the Entire Year with an Online Homeschool Planner

Organize the Entire Year with an Amazing Online Homeschool Planner from Homeschool Planet | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #ihsnet #planner #organizer

Sometimes homeschooling looks a bit chaotic. Well, let’s face it, sometimes life can look a bit chaotic. Which is why having a homeschool planner that also serves as an organizer for the whole family is important.     Family life can get complicated quickly. Sometimes it’s due to my husband’s work and travel schedule. Other times it’s because of my son’s occupational, and speech therapy. […] Read More

How to Teach the Art of Portrait Drawings in Homeschool

How to Teach Homeschool Art Portrait Drawings | Renée at Great Peace #homeschoolart #portraitdrawings #art #ihsnet

Did you know you can teach homeschool art with very little difficulty? You can I’m sharing my favorite resource below for teaching comprehensive art lessons inside your own home. My son loves art. He’s always been one to doodle and sketch his way through a day. This past summer he asked me if there was a way that he could learn how to do portrait […] Read More

Teaching Music in Homeschool with 10 Free Piano Lessons Apps

Teaching Music Appreciation in Homeschool with 10 Free Piano Lessons Apps | Renée at Great Peace #musicappreciation #pianolessons #homeschool #ihsnet

As I’ve stated before, music appreciation curriculum doesn’t have to look like reading from books. Rather it’s about teaching music in the homeschool. These 10 free piano lesson apps allow kids to explore learning to play piano without you having to break the bank. It doesn’t have to be complicated. Sometimes you just have to let them explore making music. One of the best ways to explore a […] Read More

Learning to Play Music in Homeschool

Learning to Play Music in Homeschool | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #musicappreciation #musiclessons #ihsnet

Music is amazing. It has the ability to change moods. But, think of how amazing it is when your child learns to play beautiful music.  Whether it’s guitar or piano, violin or trumpet learning to play music not only teaches the art of music, it teaches math skills, performance, and discipline. This post contains affiliate advertisement links. Knowing that we were going to move to Missouri, […] Read More

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

Top 10 Music Appreciation Curricula for Homeschoolers

Top 10 Music Appreciation Curriculum for Homeschool | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool | RenéeatGreatPeace.com #musciappreciation #homeschool #ihsnet #music

So yesterday I started sharing the Ultimate Guide to teaching Music in your Homeschool. This is part 2 of a 5 day hopscotch. Sometimes the easiest way to include a subject into our learning days is to have a curriculum that guides us through the process. Which is why today, we are going to take a look at the top 10 music appreciation curricula that is available […] Read More