Category Archives: Reviews

Review: Our America – The Pilgrim Adventure

You may remember my review of Funtastic Unit Studies: Science Unit Studies for Homeschoolers and Teachers. From the same fantastic author, Susan Kilbride, comes the Our America series. Our America is a series of books for kids to help them … Continue reading

Review: The Dragon and the Raven

As part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew, we received a copy of the audio drama The Dragon and the Raven by Heirloom Audio Productions. The Dragon and the Raven is a book by G.A. Henty, considered by many to be … Continue reading

Review: Ann McCallum’s Beanstalk: The Measure of a Giant

I’ve been curious about using math stories to teach Boobear different concepts. The idea just appeals to me, so when the Review Crew was offered the chance to review one of Ann McCallum’s math stories, I grabbed the chance. The … Continue reading

Review: Peter and the Wolf from Maestro Classics

The Review Crew was given the opportunity to review a product from Maestro Classics. Since it’s such a great introduction to different instruments, we snagged a copy of Peter and the Wolf to review. I lucked out! This was something … Continue reading

Review: Apologia – The Ultimate Homeschool Planner

As part of the Review Crew, I received a copy of The Ultimate Homeschool Planner from Apologia Educational Ministries. The planner comes in blue, orange, or yellow. We received the yellow one, which is bright and happy looking. This planner … Continue reading

Review: Institute for Excellence in Writing Resource Set

I was given the opportunity to review the Institute for Excellence in Writing’s Resource Set as part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew. There are three parts to this set: Teaching with Games (DVD/CD-ROM set), Timeline of Classics, and A Word … Continue reading

Review: Koru Naturals, Take Two!

Back in March, I got the chance to review Koru Naturals. Thanks to the Schoolhouse Review Crew, I got another chance to check out some more of their products! For review I received the Skin Clear Cream, Manuka Honey Propolis … Continue reading

Review: Writing Through Ancient History Level 1 Manuscript by Brookdale House

As I’ve mentioned before, I really like using Charlotte Mason methods in our homeschool. Boobear responds well to them and I find it easy to implement. (Now, that in no way means it’s easy! Just easy for me to use.) … Continue reading

Review: Living Waters: Intelligent Design in the Oceans of the Earth by FishFlix.com

  I was given a DVD to review as part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew. The DVD we received is called Living Waters: Intelligent Design in the Oceans of the Earth by FishFlix.com. It’s the third in the Illustra Media … Continue reading

Review: ASD Reading from Reading Kingdom

As part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew, I got the chance to review Reading Kingdom’s ASD Reading with Boobear. Oh my goodness, I have so much to say about this product! But first, let’s talk a bit about Reading Kingdom. … Continue reading

Review: Middlebury Interactive Languages

The Schoolhouse Review Crew was offered the chance to review a 100% online language program from Middlebury Interactive Languages. The program is an immersion program where most things are spoken in the target language. We reviewed the Elementary Spanish 1: … Continue reading

Review: USAopoly Games: Tapple and Wonky

As part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew, we received two games from USAopoly: Tapple and Wonky. And I have to say, these games were a hit! USAopoly has been making games for families since 1994. When I first saw this … Continue reading

Review: Animals and Their Worlds ~ Final Thoughts

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It’s been a bit since I’ve posted about this program. I do apologize for that, but health issues and some other things got in the way. So, onto our final thoughts about this program from Winter Promise’s sister company Spirited~Autumn~Hope! … Continue reading