HST#027 – Short Bite – Qwirkle by MindWare

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. In today’s episode we review a solid family game that plays equally well with your preschooler, parent, or grandparent. Qwirkle by MindWare features color and shape recognition, strategic thinking, basic math skills, and planning ahead to score the most points. […]

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HST#026 – Homeschooling Journeys: Abby Card

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Today we sit down with Abby Card to discuss her homeschooling journey with her three boys. We delve into her experience homeschooling in different states, leaving and then re-entering the public school system, finding the best solutions for a child […]

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HST#025 – Using the Library to the Fullest

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. You may already be well acquainted with your local public library, but libraries often have more to offer than many homeschoolers realize. Libraries are transforming to keep up with the educational needs of families in surprising ways. Today we review […]

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HST#024 – Short Bite – Forbidden Island

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. In today’s episode we review a terrific cooperative family game, Forbidden Island by Gamewright. You’ll create a team of adventurers trying to save four treasures before they are claimed by the sea. Can you and your team recover the artifacts […]

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HST#023 – The Importance of Outdoor Play with Hope Helms, Urban Eden Farm School

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Today we sit down with Hope Helms, a preschool teacher at Urban Eden Farm School in Spokane, WA to discuss what makes nature education programs so unique and how we can enrich our children’s learning through open-ended outside play and […]

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HST#022 – Buy All The Books

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Using the library is an amazing resource, but now that many libraries are shut down the need to purchase books is greater. Whether you’re looking to get the best deal on new or used books, today we’ll go through our […]

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HST#021 – Short Bite – Hoot Owl Hoot by Peaceable Kingdom

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. In this short bite episode we feature Hoot Owl Hoot. FREE Resource GuideDownload our FREE North American Resources List to enhance your global studies with your learners!https://rebrand.ly/fstke Show NotesHoot Owl Hoot – https://amzn.to/2DO32W9

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HST#020 – Curriculum Series Part 8: Finding Used Curriculum

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Many homeschool curriculums are terrific, but not attainable based on your budget. Today we discuss options for finding used curriculum. DiscussionKeys before shopping for used curriculumSources for used curriculumNew curriculum sales FREE Resource GuideDownload our FREE North American Resources List […]

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HST#019 – Curriculum Series Part 7: RightStart Math

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. RightStart math is a hands-on math curriculum for elementary through middle school students. We’ll discuss our experience using the program with our almost kinder student. DiscussionApproachStructureWhat does a lessong look likeHow do I teach itCostProsConsNeutral FREE Resource GuideDownload our FREE […]

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HST#018 – Short Bite – Telestrations

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. In this short bite episode we feature Telestrations. FREE Resource GuideDownload our FREE North American Resources List to enhance your global studies with your learners!https://rebrand.ly/fstke Show NotesTelestrations – https://amzn.to/35lUUHK Show NotesCharades for Kids – https://amzn.to/34wsMkK

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