Learning shouldn't be considered a chore or a drag. We are going to spend the rest of our life learning, and creating lifelong learners should be a goal for all parents.
When my husband and I decided to homeschool our children, the main goal we created together was to inspire our kids to become lifelong learners. We wanted our kids to LOVE learning! I didn't want my children to protest learning or to believe that learning isn't fun. It is, and it should be viewed with excitement rather than dread.
Nature journaling is a creative way to encourage your child's love of nature, as well as practicing artistic skills. Children and parents can and should have a nature journal, and you want to have the right supplies to get started.
Language arts encompasses many facets of reading and writing, starting in pre-kindergarten and continuing all the way through high school and beyond. For some students (and parents or teachers), vocabulary, spelling, grammar, and creative writing come naturally, while others find language arts to be more difficult to grasp. Whether your child or student loves to read and write, or struggles and doesn’t enjoy it, incorporating creativity and fun into the learning process makes it more pleasant for everyone, and makes it much more likely that your student will succeed. Here are some suggestions for how to make language arts fun:...