How to Make a Comic Book: Coursera Class

In line with the superhero theme for the month I found a fantastic complimentary online class for you. Coursera is offering a How to Make a Comic Book class. It started on January 2nd, but you should still be able to get in on it.

Through this project based course, your student will learn the process of creating a comic book by creating a comic book. Continue reading

Pirate Themed Studies (Omaha Area Fall 2014 Co-op details)

What can I say. I’m jumping into the homeschool co-op feet first. While I’m pretty well content keeping to myself doing my own thing, plugging away. The kids have other ideas, and I don’t blame them. They want to hang out with other kids, play with other kids and just … Continue reading

Fourth of July with Betsy Ross and the Candy Canon!

For the Fourth of July we usually stay home, grill out with friends (chicken, hot dogs, brats, s’mores, corn on the cob, roasted veggies, pasta salads, the whole she’bang. Yum! This year for the Fourth of July we were asked to join in on my brother in laws float, Tom’s … Continue reading

July Writing Prompts for Kids

The year is halfway over! Can you believe it?!  Let’s start July with some fantastically, creative writing. I know you all have some great stories in you, so lets get started! Here are writing prompts for every day in July.  You can use them in order, or pick and choose. Write everyday, … Continue reading

How to Build a Toad House Habitat

Today we went outside for some yard work and we just happened to find that cute little guy up there.  With all the rain and humidity we’ve had lately it’s really bringing out the toads! Amphibians love that stuff to keep their skin moist. We are homeschoolers of opportunity, just … Continue reading