Product Review: Become a Biographer – A Multimedia, Interactive Resource

This review appeared on May 29th, 2020 and I thought I would share it with you. Matthew was not paid, other than receiving the product to use with his grandchildren and in his classroom. This is his honest assessment of A Homeschool Holiday product. Matthew and I are *strangers* to one another, and only met … Continue reading Product Review: Become a Biographer – A Multimedia, Interactive Resource

Sanity Saving Secondary Math Resources.

Welcome back to the Happy Hive Homeschool’s product review series. We have a middle school / High school Math resource for you today. This area of homeschooling is often a challenge for parents as the math gets beyond what we are comfortable with, or what we remember. Finding support and supplements is a good way … Continue reading Sanity Saving Secondary Math Resources.

Meaningful Money Lesson for young learners

Interactive lessons are NOT just for older students! This week for the next installment in the Happy Hive Homeschooling product review series we are going to take a look at curriculum from Froggy About Teaching that is designed specifically for learners in Kindergarten and First grade. This interactive curriculum is off the page! Not your traditional … Continue reading Meaningful Money Lesson for young learners

Science curriculum that (almost) teaches itself !

I’m a big proponent of self education. I don’t exactly leave the kids ALONE all day, but I like to leave them alone, as in giving them enough SPACE to discover things on their own, and then we talk about those discoveries and dig deeper. While the kids are schooling, I am also schooling. I … Continue reading Science curriculum that (almost) teaches itself !

Taco ‘ Bout an awesome deal!

Edit: July 1, 2020 – This sale is ended- However the information is AWESOME and introduces you to other products and many Great Teacher Authors providing curriculum! I hope you enjoy! Mrs. Crabtree Amped Up Learning is partnering with many teacher authors – INCLUDING Homeschool Holiday for an awesome $2 Taco Tuesday Promotion! This is … Continue reading Taco ‘ Bout an awesome deal!

Writing curriculum that really works. Really.

We don’t educate in isolation. I’m a firm believer In having a team. I  never used one curriculum exclusively. I believe in finding what FITS for every situation. I’m always looking for things I can use with my clients. That’s why they trust me – I’m NOT all inclusive. Working with Happy Hive doesn’t mean … Continue reading Writing curriculum that really works. Really.

Terms & Conditions

There are two versions of these Terms and Conditions. My humorous attempt at keeping it real – AKA my version, and the dull, legally necessary and unfortunate consequence of a few rotten apples. It is my hope that the people attracted to Homeschool Holiday are ruled by the kindness in their heart, and reading through … Continue reading Terms & Conditions

The truth about Ben Franklin’s kite flying might just SHOCK you!

June 15th is National Electricity day. Where would we be without electricity? Quite literally in the dark! No one person “invented” electricity. Electricity is a form of energy and it exists in nature, it had to be discovered, like gravity! Many elementary school students are taught that Benjamin Franklin discovered electricity in 1752 when his … Continue reading The truth about Ben Franklin’s kite flying might just SHOCK you!

April 9 – National Unicorn Day

Unicorns have fascinated society for centuries. These mythical creatures are the subject of much debate. Did they once exist and are now simply extinct, or are they imaginary? Some scholars claim the unicorn is mentioned in the Bible. I’m sure you want to go check for yourself…but first we need to review how the Bible … Continue reading April 9 – National Unicorn Day