Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1

    Default Almost Kindergarten boy in San Antonio

    Hello from Bexar County, right outside the San Antonio City limits

    I have an almost 5 year old boy. My husband raises cattle. I have a typical office job. We are still trying to figure out our homeschool philosophy, but it will likely be something that involves lots of animal and nature related activities.

  2. T4L In Forum Nov19
  3. #2

    Default

    Welcome! My baby turns 5 in a couple months, Im fervently hoping I have learned from homeschooling my older boy some of what not to try.

    "Schooling" probably wont take up much time.... attention span per activity is about 15-20 minutes tops. All "school" can get covered in less than 2 hours, and that includes fluffing it out with crafty activities. A reading program, a math program, and pick something for science and/or social studies (if you feel like youre not covering enough with real life on the ranch).

    You also might like to look at TFZs blog... she is a former public school little kids teacher, and just started her oldest homeschooling Kindergarten this last year.... and I think shes using BuildYourLibrary as her base. (BYL and TFZ are secular, and BYL is inexpensive and doesnt waste your money with books you only read once, or create a schedule that you have to adapt to. TFZ doesnt schedule you either, but she will planner at you! )
    https://somerandomlady.com

    Or ask here if you have questions!
    Homeschooling DS13, DS6.

    Atheist.

    My spelling was fine, then my brain left me.

  4. #3
    Site Admin Arrived Topsy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    NC
    Posts
    3,728
    Blog Entries
    4

    Default

    WELCOME, Etznab! I can't think of anything more wonderful than getting to explore learning via nature. Truly. The creme de la creme of homeschool experiences. Keep us posted and hit up our members for advice along the way!


Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
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
Almost Kindergarten boy in San Antonio