Homeschooling the Gifted Child | Renée at Great Peace #gifted #gtchat #ihsnet #homeschool

Homeschooling the Gifted Child

For this series I am exploring different aspects of homeschooling the gifted child. If you are parenting a gifted child, or suspect that you have a gifted child, I hope you’ll follow along as I explore what it’s like to homeschool the gifted child.  This post contains affiliate ad links. This post contains affiliate advertisement links to 3rd party sites. I’m a homeschooling mom to […] Read More

LEGO Therapy Ideas for Special Needs Children | Renée at Great Peace #specialneeds #LEGO #homeschool #ihsnet

LEGO Therapy Ideas for Special Needs Children

LEGO® Bricks are such a versatile toy. We all know that they make great educational tools because kids love them so much they don’t realize they are learning while playing with them. Additionally, they make great tools for LEGO Therapy for fine, and gross motor development. They also can be used for vision training, speech training, and so much more. These versatile toys, the simple LEGO Bricks […] Read More

Teaching Homeschoolers about the Elephant Poaching Crisis with a Family Friendly Film | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #savethelephants #elephantconservation #ihsnet

Introducing the Elephant Poaching Crisis to Homeschool Students

You know that in our family we purpose to spend time together as a family. What that looks like is a variety of family time activities depending on what’s going on in our world. This month our family time was a family movie night that also doubled as a lesson in elephant poaching.  When you have a child who has emotional sensitivities it can be […] Read More

Teach Music with Field Trips for Homeschool | Great Peace Academy #ihsnet

Music Field Trips for Homeschooling Fine Arts

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. Whether your goal is to inspire musical creativity or to encourage a love for beautiful musical art, by attending a live performance you can offer your child a chance to see first hand the impact that […] Read More

Homeschool Notebooking 101 - What You Need to Know | Renée at Great Peace #ihsnet #homeschool #notebooking

Homeschool Notebooking 101 What You Need to Know

Notebooking, It’s much Easier than You Think Notebooking is one of those terms that you might hear often in homeschooling circles. If you are new to education at home, or, you’ve been homeschooling in a traditional way, you may not be aware of what homeschool notebooking is, and how simple it is to incorporate it into your homeschool routine.  This post contains affiliate advertisement links […] Read More

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

Top 10 Music Appreciation Curricula for Homeschoolers

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 […] Read More

Gifts for Math Minded Kids | #gifted #gtchat #homeschool #ihsnet

Gifts for Math Minded Kids

When you have a math minded child it’s incredible how fast they absorb numerical information. Their minds are moving so rapidly that they may struggle to relax. I often think that my son would lay in bed calculating physics or composing music all night if we didn’t intervene. He just wants and needs more, and if you have a math minded child yours does as […] Read More

100 Free LEGO Learning Printables

Resources for Teaching with LEGO® Bricks These days the web is filled with Free LEGO Learning Printables, even here on this blog, you can download for free, counting and multiplication worksheets using LEGO bricks. Disclosure: Please note that this post has affiliate advertisement links. Most children love LEGO bricks and playing with them can also be a learning experience. But did you know you can […] Read More