• Popcorn Learning Fun!

    pizap-com15385940702681-jpg
    October is Popcorn Month and in honor of that, we at Secular Homeschool have assembled some fun ways you can use popcorn as a learning tool in your homeschool. Yes, you read that right...Popcorn! It isn’t just for snacks anymore!

    One of the benefits of homeschooling is to make learning fun and what better way than using a fun and delicious snack as a learning tool! Bonus, you get to nibble on it while schooling.

    YUM! YUM! YUM!








    Math:

    • Popcorn Math - Use popcorn to teach math concepts including place value, estimating, graphing, and volume.
    • Popcorn - Try several popcorn investigations, which provide both a purposeful and enjoyable measuring context.
    • Math Projects - *Popcorn Math An experiment using a standard recipe for making your own popcorn at home.


    Writing:

    • Popcorn Narrative - A popcorn narrative is a fun way to get students involved in creative writing.


    Reading:
    • The Popcorn Shop - To keep up with demand, Popcorn Nell buys a very large popping machine, but when it pops day and night, it makes more than enough popcorn.
    • Popcorn - Sam’s Halloween party is popping—with a massive amount of popcorn!
    • The Popcorn Book - Everyone loves popcorn! A 40th anniversary, updated edition of a popular classic.
    • The Popcorn Princess - Penelope loves popcorn. She thinks the popcorn popper is magical. In fact, the very first word she says is popcorn.


    Home Ec:

    • Popcorn Site - Lots of fun recipes and creative ways to cook with popcorn!
    • 101 Things to Do with Popcorn - The world’s favorite snack just got tastier! These sweet and savory treats will turn this old-fashioned staple into Snickerdoodle Popcorn, Pumpkin Balls, Caramel Nut Bars and much more.


    Arts -n- Crafts:



    Science:


    Spelling:



    History/Social Studies:



    Nutrition:
    • Popcorn Nutrition - Can you believe all the good stuff popcorn does? It can be very good for you, nutritionally.


    Preschool:


    Bonus schooling if you need to make a supply run to do all these learning activities. A trip to the grocery store can be a MEGA homeschooling lesson in itself.



    Be sure to come back and tell us in the comments which ones were your favorite, which ones worked well and which ones didn’t! We love to hear from our members!
    Happy Popcorn Month! Keep on popping!
  • Educational Sponsors

  • Secular News!

  • Become a Facebook Fan

  • Recent Forum Posts

    RTB

    AM you might want to look into The Complete...

    AM you might want to look into The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook by America's Test Kitchen. It has been one of my favorites - several different grain, salad, and vegetable dishes as well as dishes...

    RTB Yesterday, 05:48 PM Go to last post
    alexsmom

    I didnt know people could actually make soy...

    I didnt know people could actually make soy products! One of my distrusts of them was that edamame in no way resembles tofu.... or any of the other white products it gets processed into.

    In...

    alexsmom Yesterday, 02:04 PM Go to last post
    inmom

    That looks terrific. My kiddos would have loved...

    That looks terrific. My kiddos would have loved that when they were younger!

    inmom Yesterday, 09:50 AM Go to last post
    NZ_Mama

    Thinking about our stable of recipes more, I...

    Thinking about our stable of recipes more, I think tacos comes under flat breads, as we also regularly do crepes, socca, naan, roti, or pita bread in a similar way to what we would do with tacos. I...

    NZ_Mama Yesterday, 03:50 AM Go to last post
    NZ_Mama

    And if you want to read about the dairy industry...

    And if you want to read about the dairy industry in NZ, there is a little on Wikipedia
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dirty_dairying

    NZ_Mama Yesterday, 03:06 AM Go to last post
  • Twitter

About us

SecularHomeschool.com was created to provide information, resources, and a place to share and connect with secular homeschoolers across the world. Secularhomeschool.com aims to be your one-stop shop for all things homeschool! We will be highlighting information about wonderful secular homeschool resources, and keeping you up to date with what is going on in the world of secular homeschooling. But that is only the beginning. SHS is your playground. A place to share the things that are important to you. A place to create and join groups that share your interests. A place to give and get advice. There are no limits to what you can do at Secular Homeschool, so join today and help build the community you have always wanted.

SecularHomeschool.com is a community and information source where secular homeschoolers ARE the majority. It is the home for non-religious homeschoolers, eclectic homeschoolers, freethinking homeschoolers AND anyone interested in homeschooling irrespective of religion. This site is an INCLUSIVE community that recognizes that homeschoolers choose secular homeschool materials and resources for a variety of reasons and to accomplish a variety of personal and educational goals. Although SecularHomeschool.com, and its members, have worked hard to compile a comprehensive directory of secular curricula, it does not attest that all materials advertised on our site, in our newsletters, or on our social media profiles are 100% secular. Rather, SecularHomeschool.com respects the aptitude of each individual homeschool parent to fully research any curriculum before acquiring it, to ensure that it holistically meets the educational, personal, and philosophical goals of each homeschooler.

Join us