How To Draw A Garden Spider With Chalk Pastels

How to Draw a Garden Spider With Chalk Pastels

A new video art tutorial – how to draw a garden spider with chalk pastels! This tutorial was inspired by the garden spider and the web she built right out the Hodgepodge family room window. This is not the first time a garden spider chose to build her web within view.  And so, the grandchildren […]

Featured Pinterest Boards at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Best Pinterest Boards at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

This week we are featuring a round up of round ups of Best Pinterest boards! Welcome! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: Jamerrill @FreeHomeschoolDeals Jenn @ Daze of Adventure Toni @ The Happy Housewife Staci @ Motherhood on a Dime Tricia @ Hodgepodge So […]

High School Homeschool Curriculum Choices

High School Curriculum Choices at Hodgepodge

This past month I have shared the span from preschool to middle school – our curriculum choices for each age and stage. Today we reach high school. We are headed into our third year of high school. This year we again have two high schoolers – young adults in 10th and 11th grade. Two high […]

Atlanta History Center Homeschool Days

Homeschool Days at The Atlanta History Center

Last weekend we spent a marvelous time at the Atlanta History Center. Folks, this place is a gem! We have been on a family trek within an hour’s drive to learn more about our local history. Yes, the school year ended but we are still taking field trips, studying and learning about Georgia history. Specifically […]

Be Inspired at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Be Inspired at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Sometimes we just need to be inspired in our homeschool journey! I hope that the pins fellow homeschoolers shared last week will inspire you! –> Follow Curriculum Choice’s Encouragement Board! Welcome! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: Jamerrill @FreeHomeschoolDeals Jenn @ Daze of Adventure […]

Creative Pinterest Boards for Homeschool Lunch

Creative Pinterest Boards for Homeschool Lunch at Hodgepodge

Lunch. Homeschool lunch. Is it that time already?? I am always needing inspiration. So I have been searching and browsing and I have found some really creative Pinterest boards for homeschool lunch! There’s really no reason why we can’t do an edible cell for lunch or a human skeleton made out of veggies. And many […]

Art for All Ages Curriculum – Frugal Fearless Fun

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Art for All Ages Curriculum is frugal, fearless and fun! Announcing 25% off everything in the Southern Hodgepodge store! GET your bundle OR COMPLETE your bundle! “We are enjoying everyone of your art tutorials! My seven-year-old now pulls out the pastels like she would crayons!” ~ Heidi Ciravola “…my kids claim they “didn’t really like […]

Seahorse VIDEO Tutorial – Free Summer Art Plans

Seahorse Chalk Pastel Tutorial

It’s time to make a seahorse gliding gracefully through the ocean with Nana’s video tutorial! Do you know about Harmony Art Mom’s Summer Art Plans? This is a special feature Barb-Harmony Art Mom is sharing this summer! And we at Hodgepodge have the privilege of sharing a free video seahorse chalk art tutorial at Harmony […]

10 Educational Instagram Accounts to Follow

Favorite Educational Instagram Accounts to Follow

I have always loved taking photos. That is just one reason why I enjoy Instagram so much. I also enjoy following educational Instagram accounts. Learn something new each day! I was telling Hodgepodgedad about Atlanta History Center’s Instagram – over date night last weekend. Interesting how some of my favorites to follow are mostly educational […]

Organization and Planning at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Organization and Planning at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome! Are you organizing your homeschool space? Planning the new school year? This week I am featuring resources for just that! –> Follow Curriculum Choice’s Homeschool Organization board! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: Jamerrill @FreeHomeschoolDeals Jenn @ Daze of Adventure Toni @ The […]

IKEA for Homeschool – Organization Update

IKEA for Homeschool - organization galore!

Are you organizing? Both July and late December seem to be THE organizational times for us. Both being before back-to-school times. I recently had a question from my friend Pamela on our IKEA for homeschool organization. And I asked if I could share her question here since it was about time for an organizational update. […]

Favorite Books for an Eight-Year-Old Girl

Favorite Books for an Eight-Year-Old Girl - by Littlest Girl at Hodgepodge

Today, I introduce you to our Littlest Girl of the Hodgepodge. She will be sharing many different types of things here in the future. She is a lover of books, nature and all things sharks! Today she shares her very favorite books with all eight-year-old girls out there.  My Favorite Books: In Grandma’s Attic 1-2 […]