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Homeschool Hub: Choose your own adventure

For this Read it! Homeschool Hub I featured choose your own adventure stories, and let kids explore the format by making their own.


Most of what I found were chapter books, not picture books, so after we talked about the choose your own adventure genre, I read a short section from one of the chapter books, letting the kids vote each time there was a decision to make. Continue reading Homeschool Hub: Choose your own adventure

Homeschool Hub: Minecraft

For this month’s Homeschool Hub: Read it! program, we did Minecraft! I know, not technically a book based program, but the kids all LOVE Minecraft, and they kept suggesting it as a a theme, so I went with it. Kids came wearing Minecraft shirts and creeper hats. For a day (ok, an hour) I was really cool.

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First, I made sure to tell the kids that I was sure they all knew a lot more about Minecraft than I did, so they could be the experts. (That’s when my coolness disappeared.)  Then, everyone shared their favorite Minecraft element. I had to limit it to one per person, since some kids would have talked for the entire program. Continue reading Homeschool Hub: Minecraft