Reviews by Jonathan Lewis:

EarnSum Money and Envelope System

It’s a question that’s been debated by many parents: Should kids receive an allowance? Or be paid to perform chores around the house? Or neither? John Smoak, creator of EarnSum, doesn’t believe in just handing kids money in the form of…Read

Big Fat Notebook series

Big Fat Notebook series

It’s a bold promise: everything you need to ace math in one big fat notebook. And the promise doesn’t stop at math. There’s a big fat notebook for English language arts, science, world history, and American history. Welcome to the Big…Read

Exciting Events: Volume 3

Exciting Events: Volume 3

Your Story Hour produces dramatized audio stories available on CD or as MP3 downloads. I recently had the opportunity to review their Exciting Events: Volume 3 album, which includes two stories: Adventures on the Oregon Trail and Fannie…Read

American Revolution Paper Soldiers: Lexington & Concord

American Revolution Paper Soldiers: Lexington & Concord

Jordan Jachim is a homeschool graduate, college student, history buff, and owner of Through All Agews—a small publishing outfit dedicated to creating historically accurate paper soldiers as a hands-on supplement to your historical…Read

America’s Struggle to Become a Nation: Understanding the Foundations of Freedom

America’s Struggle to Become a Nation: Understanding the Foundations of Freedom

History has always been one of my favorite subjects, and if I know anything about homeschoolers, I’m not alone. Even so, my enthusiasm isn’t universally shared. You know the old complaint about history, right? “Why do I have to learn…Read

The Defense of New Haven (DVD)

The Defense of New Haven (DVD)

Little Crew Studios, operated by the homeschooling Steege family, burst onto the scene of independent Christian filmmaking back in 2011 with the release of their inaugural film, Runner from Ravenshead. Featuring an all-child cast, Runner…Read

TechnoLogic: How to Set Logical Technology Boundaries and Stop the Zombie Apocalypse

TechnoLogic: How to Set Logical Technology Boundaries and Stop the Zombie Apocalypse

I’m a Millennial. Okay, just barely—but I still qualify. I grew up around technology and got an early start with computers. I may not be a natural tech geek, but I do handle technology competently and have done so for years. And from…Read

Lessons from Aesop Copywork

Lessons from Aesop is a copywork resource for elementary students to practice their writing and penmanship skills. As the title suggests, the book uses quotations from Aesop’s fables as the material students will copy. For example,…Read

God’s Design for Heaven and Earth (4th edition)

God’s Design for Heaven and Earth (4th edition)

Heaven and Earth is part of the God’s Design series written by Debbie and Richard Lawrence, published by Answers in Genesis. There are three volumes: Our Universe, Our Planet Earth, and Our Weather & Water, along with a teacher…Read

Little Passports (World Edition and USA Edition)

Little Passports (World Edition and USA Edition)

Little Passports a subscription-based, interactive introduction to the world around us, designed especially for children. There are three editions available: Early Explorers (ages three to five), World Edition (ages five to ten), and USA…Read