20 Picture Books About Space

Space: The Final Frontier… Okay, I’m not actually a Trekkie, but I do love learning about space! It has always been a favorite subject of mine. I love star gazing, finding shooting stars, learning about planets, and space exploration. One of my favorite movies is Hidden Figures. I even happen to live in John Glenn’s home town! So, when it came time to write up another book list, space was on the top of my list. Here are 20 picture books about space you (okay, and your kids. This is for the kids…) are sure to love!

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Free Valentine’s Book Marks for your little book lover!

Free Valentine Book Marks for your book lover! Free Valentine download. Free Valentine's for kids. Free Valentine's Day. #valentines #homeschool #freebie

My kids look forward to Valentine’s Day every year. They absolutely love getting together with their friends and doing a Valentine exchange. Every year we try to look for free or inexpensive ways to make our Valentines. Since we’re all about great books here at Rabbit Trails, creating some free Valentine’s book marks seemed like the greatest idea since sliced bread! You can grab them for free for your book lover to give out this year.

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When you hit the homeschool slump

What do you do when you hit the homeschool slump? Create a homeschool schedule that works for you, call the shots in your homeschool, and allow real life learning to take over! #homeschool #homeschoolslump

We’ve all been there. We have a cold, a headache, or we simply don’t feel our best. We wonder how we’re ever going to get through these lessons without our head exploding.  What do you do when the homeschool lessons need done, but you can’t imagine doing anything else than curling up on the couch? What do you do when you hit the homeschool slump?

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14 Picture Books about the National Parks

We love exploring the parks! We have traveled to several of the National Parks over the years. Sometimes traveling across the country isn’t always an option, though. We can still travel to these parks through books! Plus, you can learn even more with Rabbit Trails through the Parks. Here are 14 picture books about the National Parks to read in your home.

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Three Writing Tips to Help Reluctant Learners

Three Writing Tips to Help Reluctant Learners. Do you have a reluctant writer? Here are some tips to help. Homeschool writing curriculum. Writing help. Tips for a good writer. Elementary writing. #homeschool #writing

We started Journey Down the Rabbit Trail writing membership because of my reluctant writer. Regular writing programs didn’t work for him because he lacked confidence and drive when it came to writing. He didn’t even want to start because he simply didn’t know how to! I knew we needed to give him some Rabbit Trails magic to make things to change.

On top of this, though, I also needed something that he could be flexible with. Many times reluctant learners need the freedom and flexibility to change things up just a bit. This can easily be transfered over to writing. I came up with three writing tips to help reluctant learners so that you can help your kiddo who may have this same struggle.

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20 of the Best Picture Books about American History

20 of the best picture books about American History. Picture books about George Washington. Picture books about the Revolutionary War. Picture books about Paul Revere. Picture Books about Thomas Jefferson. Picture books about the Declaration of Independence. American History books for kids. #picturebooks #homeschooling

American History is always a great topic to study in our homeschools. Nothing makes you more patriotic than learning about how our nation was founded! We want our children to learn all about the amazing founders of our nation, the documents that keep our society together, the American Revolution, and all of the events in between. I’ve round up the best picture books about American History so that you can easily get great titles all in one place!

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Easily Add a History Timeline in Your Homeschool

Using a history timeline in your homeschool is a great way to make different historical events or when different people were alive make sense to your children. They’re used a lot because they truly make a difference in your history studies! I have kept them out of our school for a while because it seemed too complicated to add…but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some easy ways to add and create a history timeline in your homeschool.

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