Homeschooling resources

Parents are the primary spiritual leaders of their children, so do not need to be homeschooling to take advantage of great resources.

Other areas on this website may be helpful (see listings under headings of History, Spiritual Growth, Leaders, Apologetics, Creation, Bible studies,etc.).

NOTE: I am not personally familiar with all of these curriculum choices, but am including those I have heard of for convenience & review.

APOLOGETIC MEMORY CARDS:

Apologetics “Memory Cards” – great resource; free PDF download from “Local Church Apologetics”

BIBLE VERSES / TRACTS FOR KIDS:

“Let the Little Children Come” – collection of Bible verses for children with downloadable wallpapers” – can be viewed in 6 different translations and each comes with a mobile and desktop wallpaper“; also offers tracts for kids and resources for sharing the gospel.

“Creation Moments Scrambled Scriptures” – “’word search’ puzzle to help kids of all ages memorize Bible passages and learn what the Bible says about creation and other Bible-science issues”.

BOOKS:

“Who Should We Then Read?”, Volumes 1 & 2 (image of Volume 1) – by Jan Bloom, co-founder of “BooksBloom” (listed under websites).

CHRISTIAN HISTORY RESOURCES (also see History pages):

“The Absolutely Enormous List of Christian History Books {By Grade and Time Period}” – by Danika Cooley, founder of “Thinking Kids’ Press”.

CONFERENCES / CONVENTIONS:

“Great Homeschool Convention” – 7 regional locations; sponsored by “Medi-Share”.

“Teach Them Diligently” Homeschooling Convention – offered across the U.S.; “beyond the fellowship, renewal, and encouragement, Teach Them Diligently Homeschool Conventions are also known for great speakers” and numerous exhibitors.

CURRICULUM:

“College Prep America” – “website for young people that teaches conservative, biblical, and common sense principles using a new and revolutionary media format called fast draw videos”.

“Easy Creation Lessons” “short clips from DVD’S, role play, skits, web links and a book to help you present a lesson that is eye catching and interesting as well as easy to prepare”; founded by Doug Velting.

“Family Bible Films” – member site that offers “groundbreaking series of videos covering the major stories of the Bible; each film from Family Bible Films is supplemented with a complete lineup of educational resources that reinforce the subject material of the DVD, and are the perfect resource for home-based or home-school Bible lessons.”.

“Mad About Jesus Laboratories” offers exciting, fascinating, and memorable scientifically based object lessons to teach biblical truths to children”.

“My Father’s World”curriculum combines the best of Charlotte Mason’s ideas, classical education, and unit studies with a biblical worldview and global focus”.

“Root Bible Academy” – “non-profit with the goal of equipping families to grow together spiritually”; offers “tools to empower parents, not replace them (You are the spiritual leader of your home, not us Root will equip you to be that, and do it well.); helping kids find God and  fall in love with Him (through fun weekly learning and tools to apply what they learn, your kids will grow spiritually); online courses (mini courses free); Kate Richter is founder & homeschooling convention speaker; also offers Facebook page & YouTube channel.

“The 10 Best Christian Homeschool Curriculum Programs”  by “Theology Degrees” – comparison reviews of 10 curriculum programs.

“The Greatest Journey” – 12-part discipleship program for kids from “Billy Graham Evangelism Association”.

“Thinking Kids: Teach Your Kids the Bible and Christian History” by Danika Cooley; offers articles, “Homeschool Collections” curriculum (including the 3-year “Bible Road Trip”), “Homeschool Tools”, & more.

“Time 4 Learning” – online curriculum and resources for homeschooling and/or charter schools.

HISTORY of HOMESCHOOLING:

LEGAL SUPPORT:

WEBSITES:

“BooksBloom”“goal is to help families establish home libraries that are well-stocked with great books”; founding couple, Jan & Gary Bloom, began homeschooling in 1982 and began the website as a resource to other parents; traveling ministry offers seminars, & workshops at various conferences; can help with finding specific books; Jan has authored two book volumes of “How Then Should We Read?”.

Explorer“a portal that contains numerous educational activities and stories that foster an understanding of the experiences of children around the world to our children”; offers activities, stories, devotions, recipes, page for Explorers, & a world map showing ministry partners who are “releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name”.

“Homeschool.com”“A comprehensive and growing guide of homeschooling resources and services to help each child reach their highest potential!”

“Learning Lift Off”“20 of the Best Homeschooling Websites and Learning Resources”.

“Mad About Jesus Laboratories” offers exciting, fascinating, and memorable scientifically based object lessons to teach biblical truths to children”.

“Talking Mom 2 Mom” – articles and resources for all moms on family & homeschooling; offers free resources, radio show, & more.

“Teach Them Diligently”“Every family is called to Teach Them Diligently, Deut. 6:7”; offers homeschooling conventions across the U.S., homeschooling resources, and “TTD365” (Teach Them Diligently 365″, an online homeschool resources community that contains more than 1,900 audio recordings of workshops from Teach Them Diligently events, plus exclusive weekly video “mini-workshops,” webcasts, and courses that provide action-oriented direction for every issue a homeschooling family might face. Strengthen your family through Biblical homeschooling 365 days a year!”

“Thinking Kids Press”“equipping you to teach your kids the Bible and Christian history”; devotionals, “Bible Road Trip” (goes through the Bible in 3 years even with multiple aged kids).

“Trivium Pursuit”resources “to apply Christian classical education to homeschooling”.

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