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I spy…with my little eye…something educational and fun! Learning about the American Revolutionary War is not always fun for every child. Making it a fun subject can be a challenge, so why not try this fun Revolutionary War I-Spy hands-on activity! Making hard, dull, or boring subjects fun for your children and students can be the key to a successful lesson. One...

Welcome to the home of the US Presidents Internet Resources here on Enchanted Homeschooling Mom! As with any lesson plan, curriculum, unit or activity you may want to explore deeper or research further into topics.  The compiled internet resources are designed to enhance your US President lessons and help your child learn and retain their studies and lessons...

Welcome to the US Presidents book resources here on Enchanted Homeschooling Mom! As with any lesson plan, curriculum, unit or activity you may want to dive deeper into the topic or enhance the lessons for what your child or student’s needs are.  For me, this typically means adding literature, storybooks, or library research days to the lessons.  Because...

Since every elementary school age child needs to learn about the US Presidents, why not make it fun, right? As part of their government studies in the category of social studies I have been finding ways to make learning about the US Presidents fun for Beck and Elizabeth. I find that if I can incorporate a fun song or an enticing visual aid then they will most likely...

Both my son Beck and my daughter Elizabeth will have several months of learning centered on the formation of the USA and will be working on learning all of the Presidents.  One of the topics that I am aware that they will struggle with is some of the vocabulary terms used to describe governments that are forming.  So I have created my Early American Government...

Welcome to California! I am proud to join the Booking Across the USA group project run by Jodie at Growing Book by Book to take you all on a trek across all of the 50 states. When many think of California they are typically drawn to one particular feature of California. Whether that be the beaches, the sunny weather, Disneyland, The San Diego Zoo, Legoland, San Francisco,...

Are you looking for a fun way to teach American History like I was? Why not come see what I found for my 2nd and 4th graders to use together in my review of the Digital Heroes & Heroines of the Past: American History Curriculum from Golden Prairie Press to see an awesome product that does just that for 1st though 6th graders.  Before I get much further...

Yahoo! There be gold in them thare ‘ilz!  Are your children learning about the California Gold Rush? Are they interested in prospecting? How about this, do they know how gold was mined during the gold rush? Do they know when the gold rush started? If you would like to get the answers to these questions and more, then I have just the learning pack for them...

Welcome to the first of hopefully many, guest posts by Beck, my son.  As part of his homeschooling journey and language arts lessons I am asking him to submit articles to me from time to time as part of his lessons.  When he has an article to share on a topic of his choice I plan to share them with you all. This is my way of not only expanding on his writing...

As Beck and Elizabeth are getting older I have found that I am assigning them more and more biography reports during their homeschool lessons. To help make these reports more entertaining and fun I have decided that from time to time rather than give them a blank sheet of paper to write their biography reports I will give them a biography report form that I have created....

This school year our son Beck with have several months of learning centered around the Revolutionary War. While I have been able to find some real gems and treasures to use in these studies (please see my Behind The Scenes series for links and information). I just have not been able to find any hands on components that suit my needs. To help me add a hands-on component...

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