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Jackpot Show – 8/10/2019

Throughout our lives as homesteaders, I wanted to make sure that my family were able to know all about the animals that we have, both large and small stock. Last night, we were honored to be a part of a local jackpot show. We are proud members of the Chino…

Junk Drawer Physics
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Homeschool Curriculum Review – High School Physics

#homeschoolreview #twothumbsup #krisandlarryhomeschoolapproved #homeschool #highschoolscience #amazoninfluencer KrisandLarry.com homeschool Approved. High school Physics, homeschool curriculum – GuestHallow.com After 16 full years of homeschooling up to 8 children at a time, this mama knows what she is looking for and that is normally the easy button. The site GuestHallow has some amazing…

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End of Summer Projects

It is that time of the year. The summer for public school kids in our area is coming to a close. I love that we have a bit of freedom in our homeschooling. We have a handful of projects to still get worked on our homestead for this summer season…

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What can you do as a homeschooler?

As a homeschooling family, I try to think outside the box. I have 4 who are ages 9-13 and several are special needs. We have a great little chunk of land, many animals, homesteading, cooking from scratch. But how do I tap those needs in a different way, OUTSIDE the…

Homeschool Approved - Game "This Belongs in a Museum"
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Homeschool Approved – Game “This Belongs in a Museum”

We recently picked up a new “board game” by Rather Dashing Games. This game is a GREAT quality, with heavy duty pieces and box so it is bound to last with the many hands in our family. You build your board while you are playing gathering points and stealing points…

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Adulting 101 Online Class

adulting – the practice of behaving in a way characteristic of a responsible adult, especially the accomplishment of mundane but necessary tasks. https://outschool.com/classes/adulting-what-you-need-to-know-about-becoming-an-adult-b2kJPFkj#usCGc3YJOv Welcome to adulthood! Becoming an adult can be hard. This is where this class will come in and help. Let’s learn the basics of becoming an adult….

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Outschool Kids classes – Week of 2/24-3/2/2019

1US Constitution Lapbook US Constitution LapbookKris MazyWe are learning about the US Constitution, preamble and the Bill of Rights Ages 6-11 Meets once for 55 minutes on Monday Feb 25, 10am – 10:55am Arizona time  Thursday, February 28th 9 Homemade Cheese! The Basics to Soft Curd Goat Milk Cheese –…

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New class added online – Cheese class for kids ages

https://outschool.com/classes/homemade-cheese-the-basics-to-soft-curd-goat-milk-cheese-class-1-9x7okyJw#usCGc3YJOv Description The student will learn how to make two different homemade simple cheese recipes using vinegar and lemon juice. The student will learn and decide on what (optional) additions they can add to their cheese. The teacher will demonstrate how to create 2 soft cheeses from scratch. Students can…

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Groundhog Day Lapbook Class

Sat Feb 2, 9am – 9:45am Arizona time – ages 6-11Once a year, on February 2, a groundhog comes out to look for his shadow. What is the meaning behind this silly tradition? In this class, each student will learn a little about Ground Hog Day. Students will create a…

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2018 Christmas – Advent, Day 6, Nativity Color Sheet

Luke 1:37 -For nothing is impossible with God. [download id=”5949″] Every day, I try to take time out for me. …. Reading a book or magazine, writing a note to a friend or even coloring. (Yes, mamas can still color and this one does. Here is a FREE download of…

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2018 Christmas – Advent, Day 5, Pine Cone Ornaments

Luke 1:32 -He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David,  I love creating inexpensive (and free) projects with my crew. We gathered pine cone from Nana’s yard and took school glue and…

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2018 Christmas – Advent, Day 4, Discovering Education – Creating a Nativity craft

Luke 1:31 -You will be with child and give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus. Time for a little creativity. We are using Dollar $$ store tongue depressors and twine, paint and pipe cleaners out of our craft stash.   Every item that we…

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Discovering Education – Grand Canyon

Discovering Education – Grand Canyon We love to take field trips and learn about new (and old) places. This week on Discovering Education, we took a trip up to the Grand Canyon.   

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Discovering Education – Geocaching

Getting your homeschooled kids up and active can sometimes be a  daunting task. We discovered geocaching almost 10 years ago and are still having fun. Now that the kids are bigger (and some are driving), they like to go out and some of them have created their own geocaching profiles too….

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Discovering Education – Field Trip – Bearizona, Williams, Arizona

****Note: It is a RIVER OTTER, not a SEA OTTER in the video**** What a fantastic time we as a family had up in Williams, AZ visiting Bearizona for their fall homeschool day.  Bearizona is an amazing zoo type park in Northern Arizona. It is on 160 acres and comes…

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Discovering Education – Product Review Science Kit

We absolutely love the groovy lab in a box science kit. This kit comes once a month for $30 through Amazon.  Click here: https://amzn.to/2yQWj7Z

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Discovering Education – Field Trip to Jerome, Arizona

 Watch us this week as we Discover Education in Jerome, Arizona and find something special on the dirt back road that we took.  Discovering Education – Visiting Jerome, Arizona and traveling the back roads, Verde Valley, Jerome Historical Museum, Haunted Hamburger   www.DiscoveringEducation.us   KrisAndLarry.com, homeschooling, homeschoolers, krisandlarry  …

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Review: MunchPak

Click on the banner below to get started!!! International Snack Subscription Box Today’s review is on the MunchPak. It is a snack delivery program that contains snack foods from around the world. We chose a monthly subscription and chose the original box which contains 10+ items. It was the perfect…

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Discovering Education – Creating Lapbooks

Creating Lapbooks for your child’s homeschool program is a GREAT way to bring out that budding crafter in your house.  Lapbooking is a creative way to use a file folder and create a “book” or research report.  Our house tries to break out of the normal routine by creating a…

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Cricut Explore Air 2 – Game Changer for our homeschool and other projects

I have always been a crafter, but most of that has gone the wayside with 7 kids in the house and working, homesteading, etc. And not wanting to scrapbook and see all of the memories of Breckin. That was way too hard in the beginning of the grieving process. Pictures…

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Science for this year in homeschooling

I was struggling to find a curriculum that I wanted to use for Science for my younger crew. Eureka! I have found it!!!  This hands-on box called the Groovy Lab in a box is available on Amazon as a monthly kit order. We signed up for the auto order. August is…