Often when we share a chalk art tutorial, we get a question about the chalk pastels we love to use. Recently, a reader asked what chalk pastels we recommend when we shared one of our fun, time lapse tutorial videos on instagram. (Have you seen those? A tutorial in about 11 seconds!) ~ This post contains affiliate links to art supplies we adore. If you
Today I share with you how we teach homeschool. How do you teach language arts? Tapestry of Grace? These are questions I get especially at this time of year. I have answered these questions before here at Hodgepodge. Also, our friends at iHomeschool Network (ihsnet) have a wonderful resource, How We Teach, available for homeschoolers. And, this week, ihsnet is hosting a fun Instagram challenge
It’s the time of year when I get questions on curriculum choices! I love to talk curriculum. And today I am sharing a question Holli asked about the homeschool resources Tapestry of Grace and Answers in Genesis: History Revealed. It’s a post I’ve promised for a while. Hi Tricia, Q: I really wanted to ask you a question about history at your house. I know
This week we are slowly building back up to a full routine after our Christmas break. Taking a true Return of the Routine approach (do you have my free ebook?) Were you like us and stayed up way too late and slept in some? We truly took a holiday. But while we are returning to a routine, I am building back all those extras we
Now and then we receive a question that we feel like our readers would enjoy knowing the answer to as well. With permission, we share the following from a reader, Carey. She is asking how to mix colors and says… Q: I found a great acrylics tutorial for kids, but it needs two colors we don’t have and I don’t have time to go out
Nana shares a video of the very few, simple supplies for chalk pastel art! There aren’t many. Plus, don’t miss the bonus fall tree tutorial at the end of this short, less than three minute long video! –> Be sure to check out our A Simple Start in Chalk Pastels Art for All Ages bundle A note on chalk pastels: Pastels are an easy, forgiving
Along with our habits, our weekly planning meeting helps build the ‘bones’ of our homeschool days. Our family meeting with all our children gives us an outline for the week ahead. There are so many benefits to this time together. So, before I share how we are full throttle back to school, I thought I’d share a peek into how we do our weekly meetings.
I’ve shared before some of the frequently asked questions we get here at Hodgepodge. We even have a menu tab for FAQs which categorizes The Six Most FAQ Homeschool Resource Questions and questions on teaching multiple ages. But in the last couple of months during this homeschool planning season, fellow families have found the posts I shared on the how tos of Tapestry of Grace