Nutcracker Activities

In a previous post, we talked about our annual gingerbread decorating party tradition. Now let’s take a look at another annual tradition the Nutcracker–with additional Nutcracker activities, too! One of our favorite holiday traditions is going to the local production of the Nutcracker Ballet. We always have friends who are performing so it’s great to […]

Subscription Box Gift Ideas for Homeschoolers

Today, I’ve got more than 15 subscription box gift ideas that will make you the superhero of gift giving! It’s the gift that keeps coming for several months after the special occasion. There’s so many to choose from. You’re bound to find something that suits your situation. Oh what do you get for a homeschooler? […]

SC State Fair Competitions

The SC State Fair Competitions have been some of my favorite homeschool activities. My kids loved the fun of competition, seeing their stuff on display…and the thrill of victory. I loved that it counts as schoolwork too. My first rationale for participating in the SC State Fair Competitions was so that my homeschool kids could […]

Geocache at Harbison State Forest

In a previous post, we talked about exploring the various regions of South Carolina.  Midlands region. The Geocache challenge at Harbison State Forest is in the Midlands region. But, once you get hooked on geocaching, you’ll find it’s a great way to explore anywhere and everywhere. Geocaching is a real-life treasure hunt. People hide little […]

SC Virtual Homeschool Conference

This uniquely local Virtual Homeschool Conference is coming this summer. We’re gathering a variety of presentations and panel discussions to equip, encourage and empower you wherever you are on your homeschool journey. Topics include: Getting Started, Record-keeping, Choosing Curriculum, Homeschool styles, Assigning grades Special Needs, High school, Preschool, Career Explorations Storytelling,  Gameschooling, Poetry Tea, Literature/Martial […]

Abuse Awareness Month

April is abuse awareness month. Join us in focusing on preventing abuse before it escalates by promoting Pinwheels for Prevention. This blog was born because of a legislation that proposed to supposedly prevent child abusers from “hiding” under South Carolina’s homeschool law. Now, it the time for the homeschool community to consider these concerns and […]

Mice on Main Scavenger Hunt

Mice on Main Scavenger Hunt is a fun activity to do with your kids while you’re in Greenville, SC. Whether you’re new to SC or just exploring regions of South Carolina, add this to your bucket list. This kid-friendly activity is a great way to explore Greenville, see some art, and get a little exercise […]

SC Agritourism Passport

The Agritourism Passport is fun way to experience many more farms across South Carolina. In another post, I talked about the various regions of SC. This program highlights a variety of farm opportunities in each region, including crop mazes, u-picks, hayrides, wineries and petting zoos. What a great way for homeschoolers to explore South Carolina […]

Holiday STEM Challenge

Here’s your Holiday STEM Challenge. The challenge, should you accept it, is Engineering your own Gingerbread House. Ok, it’s a graham cracker house. But, the results are really amazing. And totally delicious. Gather your supplies and issue a few basic instructions. Try the challenge yourself along with students. Each year we do this project, we […]

Mess-Free Travel Activity Idea

Where ever the summer takes you, you need this amazing mess-free travel activity idea. I discovered ArtB activity books at the Great Homeschool Convention this year. I love finding these kinds of resources at Conventions and Conferences! Please note that I have not been compensated for this post. I just think it’s such a practical […]

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