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Art turns the homeschool day around! How? Scientific research has proven that stimulating the right side of the brain helps with whole brain growth. We have found the creativity we enjoyed during art time spills over into other subjects. Those creative ideas help with thinking throughout the day.  “Creativity, it’s ...

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“Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind.” – Ashley Smith Journaling is a dying art. In our twenty-first century computer generation, it seems as if people simply do not have the time ...

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Welcome to the hands-on learning series by Stef Layton, where she answers questions she’s received about tactile learners. Do you have a hands-on learner? These posts will give you great insight, advice, and practical application tips. Enjoy! Homegrown Homeschooler asked, Do you have any ideas for kids who are sensitive to “yucky” textures? ...

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The other day my son Samuel sat on the swings holding on to the sides and waited for me. I wanted to just get the dishes done. That was it. I stood at my sink with a pile of dishes waiting to be washed because my dishwasher has been broken ...

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