Enrichment Activities

A growing category of tips and projects to enrich your homeschool!

Globetrotting Geography

Globetrotting Geography By Karen Doll

Here's a collection of ideas to make geography fun - and relevant!
What is geography? Geography encompasses a wide variety of studies, but simply put, it is the study of the earth and its people. This issue’s column will take a look at some simple yet creative ways to study the physical earth and all…Read
Artistry Abounds!

Artistry Abounds! By Karen Doll

Practical ideas for inspiring creativity
“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” Genesis 1:1 Thankfully, we are created in God’s image. What does that mean? Simply put, we are a creative people. The beauty of creating—the beauty of art—is a precious gift.…Read
Learning on the Go

Learning on the Go By Karen Doll

Enter a simpler time when delightful conversation, rousing a cappella sing-alongs, admiration for the passing landscape, and simple activities and games engaged children, and before you knew it, you had arrived at your destination! Enter…Read
Summer Sky Science

Summer Sky Science By Karen Doll

Welcome to Creative Homeschooling! In this new column, you will find oodles of fun and creative learning ideas for all subjects. It is my hope to brighten your homeschool days and even inspire you to jump on the creativity bandwagon. All…Read
Unit Study: Give Thanks

Unit Study: Give Thanks By Jodie Wolfe

Elizabeth’s body rippled with excitement. She shoved back the covers and hopped out of bed. Today was the day. Her cousins from Ohio would arrive in two hours. Mama had even promised she could help to make the pumpkin pies. The scent of…Read
Give it a Try! Benjamin Franklin

Give it a Try! Benjamin Franklin By Melissa Pinkley

Benjamin Franklin was twenty years old in 1727—the year Isaac Newton died. The two men never met, but both are well known in the history of science. While Franklin is best known for his experiments with electricity, he has many…Read
Give it a Try: Isaac Newton

Give it a Try: Isaac Newton By Melissa Pinkley

Isaac Newton (1642–1727) is most often pictured with an apple falling on his head. Although he did introduce the law of gravity to the world, Newton did a lot more for science than just this. In fact, many believe that he was one of the…Read

Make Your Own “Rockets”! By Matthew Lewis

In this article, we’re going to learn how to build a simple “matchstick rocket” right at home! If you already know how rockets work, you can skip the next two paragraphs and get right to the project. Otherwise, read on to learn the…Read

Sensational Summer Studies By Deborah Tukua

A break from the routine of textbooks and school doesn't mean that summer isn't a time for learning. In fact, many unique opportunities for outdoor learning abound in summer. Here are a few fun ideas to keep young and old minds sharp and…Read

A Handy Garden Project By Emilee Elizabeth

During the summer months most homeschooling families enjoy gardening. Not only does this provide food for the table, and possible extra income, but it also serves as a perfect outdoor classroom. Children can learn hands-on botany,…Read