First Year?

Articles

What I wished I had been told – Linda Dobson

Crock-Pot Homeschool: A Dozen Ingredients For Healthy Nourishment – Paula Harper-Christensen  (not a recipe)

Reducing Homeschool Stress – a list that includes: slow down, make a list, have a back-up plan, ask your chn for ideas, and daily prayer.

Resources

http://homeschooling.families.com/blog/homeschool-curriculum-glossary-index – Andrea Hermitt’s list of useful homeschool links! scroll down and down …

General

http://www.nc.uk.net – click on subject > level.  UK = Key stage 1 or 2 = junior primary
http://www.schoolstop.net/links.asp – heaps for kids plus parents. The links on NZ site have gone, but these are good basic edu sites.
http://www.gg.govt.nz/edresources/thelma/index.asp – Governor-General’s dog’s page! page still up even though Dame Silvia not G-G.
http://www.kizclub.com/ – flashcards, stories etc – many in pdf form
www.senteacher.org – printouts, flashcards. Look for ‘road.exe’ in downloads – great problem-solving and patience teaching. (not sure if still there?) 5yo – Dads!
http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/classmags.htm?siteID=Zu2YZZh4SGM-AxN4TAlCyGQBAqtAF8cNKA – check out many scholastic mags online

English

http://english.unitecnology.ac.nz/resources/links/english_resources.html?sub_type=General

Mathematics

www.mathfactcafe.com  – set own parameters then print out sheet and answers
http://www.infotoday.com/MMSchools/sep02/cybe0902.htm – games – history
http://www.infotoday.com/MMSchools/sep02/cybe0902.htm#table1

Science

http://www.exploratorium.edu/ – in San Francisco, CA, USA. Earthquake, solar, music etc.

History, Geography, Culture

Lapbooking

(Unit Studies, paper folding, book making)
http://lapbooking.wordpress.com – Loads of links (right click and open in new window) and the process of lapbooking.

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