Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Heidi Ciravola
1,816 followers
1,816 followers
About
Heidi Ciravola's posts

Post has attachment
While there are many families that use the Montessori homeschooling method throughout their years of homeschooling, it is more often found in the preschool and elementary years. For the purpose of our discussion today we will refer to these early…

Post has attachment
Jumping, crawling, tossing, and more! This is what an all out fun and games obstacle course should include. For my 11 year old daughter’s birthday party this year (she has a June birthday) we put together a Dollar Store Obstacle Course with a host of fun…

Post has attachment
Hello there Starts At Eight readers! I’ve had a few people say they’re not getting my Facebook feeds all of the time. 😦 Unfortunately Facebook likes to only deliver my posts to a few of you unless I pay for advertising. Get My Facebook Updates in Your…

Post has attachment
Keeping kids engaged can sometimes be difficult. Staring at textbooks all day can have an effect similar to a tranquilizer on a student. That’s why, for years, teachers have used activities, projectors, and other supplemental materials to keep students…

Post has attachment
This is the third and final time I will be homeschooling 6th grade. I am surprised how much things have changed with each child’s needs, and as I find new things which seem to fit the bill! 6th Grade Homeschool Curriculum English/Language Arts We are…

Post has attachment
I am so excited to be trying something new with my up and coming middle schooler! We have always favored doing unit studies for history, and as the kids have gotten older we have used a few various curricula.  For the first time this year I am going to…

Post has attachment
I recall a story I find myself telling when discussion of life skills – specifically home economics types of stuff – comes up. While it isn’t directly laundry and clothing tips related, it is very similar. It speaks to how easily we can take for granted…

Post has attachment
This is the beginning of my second go around at homeschooling high school. While some of our 9th grade homeschool curriculum is the same as what our first child used for homeschooling 9th grade, some things have changed too! This is our son Jayden’s first…

Post has attachment
As a homeschooling parent, you may sometimes get anxious that your child doesn’t have the same access to study groups as children at regular schools do. If you do get anxious, then you don’t need to, because there are many positive aspects of studying…

Post has attachment
I honestly do not remember doing sentence diagramming as a kid in school.  When I saw it in my kid’s homeschool curriculum it was completely new to me. After spending years doing it with my children, one of the things I love most about sentence…
Wait while more posts are being loaded