Do You Feel Like a Ping-Pong Ball?

This is exactly how we do school, albeit with only two students. I love the opportunity to do so much together as a unit and would encourage any homeschool parent to give it a try.

A Homeschool Mom

Our neighbors have five kids. At one point, they homeschooled all five; each child having completely separate curriculum. I learned a lot from our afternoons together. One basic lesson l learned, was having five kids took a lot of work. I could bounce around like a ping-pong ball all day or find a better way to make this happen.

New School BooksFor our family, the best method of tackling the concern of teaching four kids is to do as much as possible together, as a group. If we can learn something as a family, that is what we do.

While there are some areas of learning which require individual study, mainly grammar and arithmetic, there are just as many (if not more) we can do together. Bible, history, science, geography, economics, music, and Spanish are all areas of learning we not only do as a group, but have more fun doing so. Thus…

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  1. thehomeschoolmomblog
    Feb 11, 2015 @ 17:38:49

    Thanks for sharing! 🙂

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