History

All the historical resources and historical places we have visited.

Rounded Schoolhouse The Best All-In-One Homeschool Curriculum K-8
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Rounded Schoolhouse The Best All-In-One Homeschool Curriculum K-8

I love finding new homeschool resources and Rounded Schoolhouse the all-in-one homeschool curriculum does not disappoint. Before I even start telling you about how brilliant it is, there is a giveaway at the bottom of this post for a full-year curriculum in any grade 3-8. I always know a curriculum is going to be amazing…

The Best Black History Month Activities With FREE Poster
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The Best Black History Month Activities With FREE Poster

After studying the life of Martin Luther King Jr in January we wanted to dive deeper into Black History month activities for February. Black History Month was first celebrated across America in 1976 and is also called National African American History Month. I have put together over 35 resources that we will be using in…

Martin Luther King Jr. For Kids – How to Teach MLK in Your Homeschool
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Martin Luther King Jr. For Kids – How to Teach MLK in Your Homeschool

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is honored each year on the third Monday of January. This is a great time to look into his amazing accomplishments and see how much he has changed the lives of so many. I have put together over 30 different resources that we will use in our homeschool to study…

30+ The BEST Homeschool Black Friday Deals For Kids (2022)
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30+ The BEST Homeschool Black Friday Deals For Kids (2022)

Black Friday is nearly here!! I am so excited, I tend to buy all of our homeschool curriculum and supplies either in June or in November, Mainly as I love the sales! I have scoured the internet to find the BEST Homeschool Black Friday Deals for kids I can so I can share them with…

The Best Ideas For Valentines Day Activities For Homeschool
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The Best Ideas For Valentines Day Activities For Homeschool

Although we homeschool, there is no reason we shouldn’t have fun on the holidays. I have put together our favorite Valentines Day activities, which include lesson plans, books, and fun activities. These Valentines Day fun activities are not just educational though, I have included Valentine’s arts and crafts and lots of fun. We generally celebrate…

Ultimate Educational Holiday Activities For The Entire Year
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Ultimate Educational Holiday Activities For The Entire Year

We homeschool all year round, however, when it comes to fun holidays, we put away the core curriculum and do fun educational holiday activities instead. This post will be constantly added to as we create new content. But if there is a holiday we haven’t covered that you want us to do please leave me…

13 Spectacular Bonfire Night Activities That Are Educational & Fun
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13 Spectacular Bonfire Night Activities That Are Educational & Fun

Remember Remember the 5th of November. Yes, we all know we have bonfire night on November 5th, and the fireworks are amazing. But can you actually remember why we celebrate it? (Edit to add – this is a celebration only held in the UK, but it is so interesting if you have not heard about…

FREE Remembrance Day Activities For Kids of All Ages
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FREE Remembrance Day Activities For Kids of All Ages

Are you wanting to commemorate Remembrance Day (Veterans Day) in your homeschool this year? If so keep reading for Remembrance Day activities you can do for free with kids of all ages. Remembrance Day is November 11th and Remembrance Sunday this year is November 14th (the closest Sunday to the 11th). Learning about our history…

20 Thanksgiving Fun Activities For Your Homeschool You’ll Love
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20 Thanksgiving Fun Activities For Your Homeschool You’ll Love

Thanksgiving will be here before we know it, so I wanted to create a huge list of Thanksgiving fun activities you can have in your homeschool. These activities can of course also be used by school kids who are on holiday that week. All of these activities and lesson plans are aimed at kids from…

Best Thanksgiving Read Alouds Both You And The Kids Will Love
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Best Thanksgiving Read Alouds Both You And The Kids Will Love

We don’t normally do read alouds in our homeschool, mainly because Freddie has always enjoyed reading. However, I have recently discovered that we should be reading to our children until AT LEAST the age of 13! Oops! Hey, I never said I was perfect! As we are fairly new to America, I thought finding the…

16 Free Homeschool Halloween Activities That Are Educational and Fun!
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16 Free Homeschool Halloween Activities That Are Educational and Fun!

Despite my lack of interest in Halloween, my son LOVES it, and apart from Christmas, it is his favorite holiday. So this year I thought I would try and embrace it too, and try and get together as many homeschool Halloween activities as I could find. This is one of my favorite things about homeschool,…

25+ Educational Christmas Activities To Enjoy In Your Homeschool
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25+ Educational Christmas Activities To Enjoy In Your Homeschool

As Christmas will be with us any minute (I have no idea where this year has gone already!) I wanted to put together a list of educational Christmas activities that we will be doing this December. In December we tend to put away the core curriculum we have been working on, and instead focus on…

36 Roald Dahl Day Activities & Free Lesson Plans
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36 Roald Dahl Day Activities & Free Lesson Plans

September 13th is just around the corner and I can’t wait to share with you some splendiferous Roald Dahl Day activities for you to enjoy in your homeschool. Roald Dahl got his own “Day” in 2006 and it is celebrated every year on his birthday, September 13th. 16 Interesting Facts About Roald Dahl He was…

MyTutor Review – The Best Online Tutors That Are Affordable Too
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MyTutor Review – The Best Online Tutors That Are Affordable Too

Online tutors are absolutely the way to go these days, and MyTutor are the best. They are so much more convenient than having someone in your house, and with the spread of Covid, no one wants to be wearing masks unless they really have to. So the answer is MyTutor, check them out here, you…