FREE Simplified Lesson Sheet for McGuffey’s Readers

This post will explore a FREE simplified lesson sheet for McGuffey’s Readers. Do you have a child who can read better than they can write? We do. This little girl not only reads at a college level, but considers talking her favorite form of expression. In fact, she … Read More…

Homeschooling With the McGuffey Readers and The Lesson Book

I struggled for years to find a solid language arts program that was both excellent and affordable. When I finally discovered the McGuffey readers it was almost too good to be true. There was something about the charm and wisdom of these books that put my heart at … Read More…

Everything You Need to Know About the McGuffey Readers

The McGuffey readers have been the solution to many of my homeschool problems. They are: Excellent Simple Affordable Readily available They are excellent because they: Go from pre-k through high school (and college prep) Are re-usable (for multiple children) Are filled with godly wisdom, even whole passages of … Read More…

How to Place Your Children in the McGuffey Readers

As I have been doing a few videos on using the McGuffey’s for homeschooling the same question continues to be asked: How do I know what level to put my child in? I know this is a quandary, especially when considering that these wonderful books do not go … Read More…

Using the McGuffey Readers for Progressing Readers and Writers

As promised, I have uploaded my next installment on how I use the “McG’s” as we affectionately call them.   This time my focus is on those who are reading on their own, but need further practice and guidance as they are developing their skills. I also offer … Read More…

The McGuffey Readers for Beginning Readers

I know in my last post I introduced the McGuffey readers. I hope you came away with some valuable information and are a bit less mystified. In this installment of my video chats I try to give a general idea of how I use these marvelous books to … Read More…

Video Intro to the McGuffey Readers

Because I have received so many requests about the McGuffey readers, I thought I would sit down and record a few short chats on the subject. Nothing posh or polished, just me in our basement “school” room (you might see a child streaking behind me about half-way through!). … Read More…

How to Schedule Homeschool

I recently uploaded a new video on how to schedule homeschool which promised a printable of examples, so I thought I would use this post to give you a link to the video, share the free pdf of examples, and give you some notes from the video. First, … Read More…

Homeschooling with Little Children

In this blog post we will discuss homeschooling with little children. The first part will be about books and curriculum, the second will be about putting a program together. What a privilege it is to homeschool little children. Their enthusiasm and zest are contagious, something we need so … Read More…

Cheap Homeschooling With Composition Books

This post is about cheap homeschooling with composition books. Don’t let lack of money keep you from homeschooling! Learning does not have to be complicated and expensive. If you have enough money to purchase some composition books, and basic school supplies, you’re in business! Besides a recent video … Read More…