Whether you’re casually brushing up on lessons or full-on homeschooling, these activities are so fun that your child will barely realize they’re learning and you are home teaching them efficiently.
01. Organize Each Day With Numbered Art Bins.
Keep the supplies for the first lesson in #1, and so on. It’ll help keep the day on track and things from getting lost.
02. Use A Shoe Rack For Storing Supplies.
03. Learn About All The Discounts Available To Homeschool Educators.
Many of them are the same as the ones other teachers qualify for.
04. Draw Inspiration From These Simple Yet Effective In-Home Classrooms.
05. Home Class Room
06. Home Class Room
07. (And This Definitely-Less-Practical-But-Totally-Cute One.)
What’s to stop you if you have a spare boarded-up fireplace and a vintage desk on hand?
08. If You Don’t Have Room For A Fully Devoted Classroom, A Workspace Is Great Too.
09. Know That Classroom Setup Doesn’t Have To Be Expensive.
Ikea’s got you covered.
10. Have An Activity Jar For Breaks Or Rainy Days.
That way, you’ll never lose ideas or fall prey to the dreaded cries of “I’M BOOOOOOORED.”
11. Make A Physical Activity Cube To Ensure You’re Moving.
Find out how here.
12. Keep A Basket Of Small Toys And Figures For Visual Storytelling.
13. Make Suncatchers Learn About Colors And Shapes.
Directions here (in Portuguese).
14. Magnetic Alphabet Trays Make Learning On The Go A Breeze.
Here is how to make your own.
15. Use Paint Chips To Make This Color-Matching Game.
16. Keep Track Of Chores And Assignments For The Day With A Big Board.
It works best in a place where everyone spends a lot of time, like the front hall or kitchen.
17. Print Out This Free United States Puzzle For Geography Lessons.
Please get it here.
18. Try This Cool (And Indoor) Condensation Experiment.
Make it rain here.
19. Use Legos To Teach About The Periodic Table Of Elements…
The lesson plan is available here.
20. Cardboard To Teach Shoe-Tying…
Here is how to make the board.
21. Snack Time To Teach The Solar System…
22. And Rice To Teach Relative Weights.
Or really any small item you have a large amount of.
23. Practice This Handy Trick For Mastering The 9-Times Table.
24. Track Your Child’s Height And Teach Measurements With A Giant Ruler.
25. Use A Word Cube To Talk About Word Roots.
26. Cut Out Letters From Magazines And Newspapers For Spelling Lessons.
27. Use Plastic Easter Eggs To Practice Spelling As Well.
Put a surprise inside for when your child has successfully read each possible word.
28. Styrofoam Carry-Out Containers Make Great Printing Blocks For Art Lessons.
29. Subtraction Bowling Is Wicked Fun (And Doesn’t Make Noise).
Please find out how to do it here.
30. Even Though Sometimes You Have To Whip Out The Silent Sprinkles…
This teacher has many fantastic, fun ideas for keeping a class on track and easy teaching for a child at home.
31. Don’t Forget To Play!
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