Homeschooling

We’re homeschoolers, but that doesn’t mean we only learn at home. We love sharing our lesson plans, printables, book lists, and more.

HLSDA Fast Transcripts Program for Homeschoolers | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

I was recently contacted by the HSLDA and asked if I was aware of their Fast Transcripts program, which helps homeschoolers create transcripts. I had never heard of the program before and agreed to give it a trial run. I have already graduated four kids now and made all of their transcripts the old fashioned […]

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Here is the third and final segment of our Australia homeschool unit plan. As I mentioned in a past posts, we are using  Little Passports (affiliate link) for our geography “spine”. The sixth kit that comes with the Little Passports World Edition subscription is Australia. As usual, I created a printable mapping Australia worksheet. This […]

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Australian Recipes, Projects, and Crafts for Kids | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

As I mentioned in my last post, I am trying to change things up a bit with my posts about our geography unit plans that I plan around our monthly Little Passports subscription kits. As we have progressed through the kits, we have been getting into more and more detail about each country. Consequently, my […]

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24 Picture Books About Australia | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Books About Australia to Accompany Little Passports Kit If you have been following this blog for awhile, you know that I have been doing a monthly series of posts to accompany the Little Passports subscription kits. As we have progressed through the kits, we have been going into more and more detail about each country. […]

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30 Cheap and Free Things to Do With Kids During the Summer | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #SummerIsForSavings #CollectiveBias #WFM2 Summer Is a Magical Time for Kids Kids love the lack of routine and the long days that are the hallmark of summer, but summers aren’t what they were when we […]

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