Pocket Chart and Music: Building Sentences

Pocket Chart and Music: Building Sentences - Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

Last month in the Making Lessons Fun With Music and Pocket Charts series we began introducing high frequency words, which are also called sight words into our reading. There are about 100 high frequency words that we can use to build sentences. I’ve learned that the best thing that has worked for us and worked […]

DIY All Natural Daily Shower Spray

DIY All Natural Daily Shower Spray - Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

Living in a rural setting with two children, a husband, and 5 dogs can lead to many showers in any given day. From the children come home from a day of play in our local creek; to my hubby spending the day outdoors doing yard work on our large property; to just the general dust […]

Head to the Zoo for Xander’s Panda Party Inspired Dinner Party!

Head to the Zoo for Xander’s Panda Party Inspired Dinner Party! - Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

Welcome back to the monthly Family Dinner Book Club! I am thrilled to be participating in this book club where every month Growing Book by Book, Daisy at Home, and I will be bringing a storybook to life right at your dinner table. This month’s storybook selection takes a heartfelt look at a panda whose […]

Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop #32

Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop - Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

Welcome back to another week of your favorite family friendly weekly link up! This week everyone here at the Thoughtful Spot would like to introduce you to the dynamic duo that will be joining us each week as new co-hosts. Susan and Kat run a site that is jam packed with tons of learning fun […]

E.H.M. Member’s Only Website Spring into Early Lesson Planning 2014 Sale

E.H.M. Member’s Only Website Spring into Early Lesson Planning 2014 Sale - Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

Welcome to the E.H.M. Member’s Only Website 2014 Spring Into Early Lesson Planning Sale!!!  With spring upon us and planning for next year arriving, what better time then now to purchase your membership to the E.H.M. Member’s Only Website!  From now until April 23, 2014 I am offering to all of you a special sale […]

Curiosity Quest Science DVDs (A Review)

Curiosity Quest Science DVDs (A Review) - Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

I would like to take the opportunity to introduce you to Curiosity Quest through this review of their two DVD Combo packs on: Swimmers of the Sea and Produce. When teaching science in my homeschool with Beck and Elizabeth, I often find that science is easier taught with a hands-on approach.  Both of my children […]

Gross Motor: Masking Tape Challenge

Gross Motor: Masking Tape Challenge - Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

I love using masking tape for lots of gross motor. It is easy to use. You can see some of the past posts I have done using them Side Ways Animal Walking, Using yarn Lines for Gross Motor or ABC Tape Letters. Those post use masking tape or can be done using masking tape. What […]

All About Butterflies Pack

All About Butterflies Pack - Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

  With spring here it is time to start focusing on the fun, warmer weather aspects of schooling.  One of the things we like to do as a family is to visit the local zoo and one of my daughter’s favorite things to do is feed nectar to the butterflies.  So, what better way to […]

The call of the American Robin

The call of the American Robin - Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

It’s finally warming up enough to see signs of spring, and one of the first signs for us is hearing the call of the robins! I was lucky enough when I was 12 to have the opportunity to raise a family of robins, so I have a special fondness for this cheeky bird. Ours came […]

Victus Study Skills System (A Review)

Victus Study Skills System (A Review) - Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

When it comes to our children and students these days, one of the skills that we all seem to overlook is how to study.  This is a review of the product Victus Study Skills System. When I was in junior high and high school I always seemed to struggle in school, not with the assignments, […]

Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop #31

Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop - Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

Now that spring has finally begun popping up everywhere I look I am looking forward to getting out in the garden to tend to my plants. Some days I really wish I had Disney like princess powers to talk to the wild life so that I could ask the rabbits eating my plants instead eat […]

Enchanted Homeschool Planner

The Enchanted Homeschool Planner - Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

Are you the type of homeschooler or educator that needs strict organization or the type that thrives on a little bit of organized chaos? The common thread though, is that no matter what, we all need to be organized somehow.  Since there are all types of organizational skills, planners, schedulers, programs, ideas, theories and philosophies […]

Family Time with Springtime Outdoor Chores

Family Time with Springtime Outdoor Chores - Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

With spring having already sprung, it has been time to put away all the winter clothes, change out the flannel sheets, and do the dreaded spring cleaning.  This past winter was unusually windy, but not rainy here in our record drought prone area.  The wind has created a lot of problems for our property with […]

Sun Catcher Vases

Sun Catcher Vases - Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

  We are so anxious for some warm weather around here that we decided to start preparing by making these Hanging Sun Catcher Vases! These will be adorable hanging in the playhouse for the girls to stick their dandelions or violets in once they start blooming and I don’t have to worry about them breaking!  […]

Poppins Book Nook Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Theme Introduction

Poppins Book Nook Lapbook April 2014 Pack - Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

Welcome back to the magical world of Poppins Book Nook for the month of April 2014 where we will be soaring to new storybook heights this month! Whether this theme has you packing your bags to travel the world or thinking more locally right outside your front door, we at the Poppins Book Nook are […]

Behind the Scenes: May 2014

Behind The Scenes

I would like to take a moment and share with everyone some of the themes, topics and resources that I will be using for our children for the month of May. My hope in sharing these ideas is that perhaps it can help someone else find some new resources. Please note that I will not […]