Karen Doll

Karen Doll and her husband, David, enjoy country life in eastern Pennsylvania. They homeschooled their children, Emily and Jeremy, from preschool through high school. Karen is a freelance writer who enjoys writing about homeschooling and chicken-keeping, as well as sharing healthy recipes and stories about country life, on her blog, Mamabirdy’s Country Chat.  Stop by for a visit at karenadoll.blogspot.com.

Water, Water Everywhere

Water, Water Everywhere

Summer learning and getting wet - what could be better?
Water is everywhere. In fact, approximately 70 percent of the earth’s surface is covered by water. That’s thousands of trillions of gallons. Wow! That’s a LOT of water. When God created the oceans, seas, lakes, and rivers, He truly…Read
Summer Sky Science

Summer Sky Science

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
Learning Through Volunteering

Learning Through Volunteering

Want a hands-on education? Here's a good way to get it!
“My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.” (1 John 3:18) Volunteering is a wonderful way to get a hands-on education. Volunteering as a family is even better. Fortunately, there are many…Read
Learning on the Go

Learning on the Go

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
Artistry Abounds!

Artistry Abounds!

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
Globetrotting Geography

Globetrotting Geography

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