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Spelling Fun in Your Homeschool

Posted by Kimberly on April 26, 2017 in Homeschool Information, Resources |

Spelling Fun in Your Homeschool Spelling doesn’t have to be boring or tedious. Spelling can be fun! Toss those work sheets and spelling tests and give some of these resources a try for spelling fun in your homeschool. Spelling is important. Because spell check doesn’t catch everything! SpellQuizzer SpellQuizzer is great for any age, especially if your […]

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Special $7.99 SpellQuizzer Sale Today Only

Posted by Kimberly on December 3, 2012 in Resources |

We love SpellQuizzer and have been using it for years in our homeschool.  It’s such a FUN way to practise spelling words!  Today only, you can take advantage of this sale and get SpellQuizzer for only $7.99 (regular $29.95)!  If you’d like to know more about SpellQuizzer, check out my SpellQuizzer review.  Go to: www.SpellQuizzer.com/OneDaySale.asp […]

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Watch Live March 28th: Root for Nova Scotia Homeschooler in the Canspell Spelling Bee!

Posted by Kimberly on March 27, 2012 in Things to Do, Places to Go |

Twenty-one spellers from 21 cities across Canada are in Toronto to compete this weekend at the 8th annual Postmedia Canspell National Spelling Bee, including Cape Breton’s own homeschooler, Olivier Broussard!  Olivier is the third member of the Broussard family to win the local spelling bee and go on to Canspell. The Canspell final takes place […]

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Homeschooler Wins Cape Breton Spelling Bee – Fourth Year in a Row!

Posted by Kimberly on February 13, 2012 in Contests |

On Saturday, February 11th, the 2012 Cape Breton Regional Spelling Bee was held at Cape Breton University in Sydney. Three homeschoolers participated this year.  12 year old homeschooler Olivier Broussard of Port Hawkesbury was the winner.  Congratulations to Olivier and his family!   Both Olivier’s sisters have won previous Bees.  Paryse won in 2011 and Claudine […]

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World Education Games 2012 – Math, Science, Spelling – Register now!

Posted by Kimberly on February 1, 2012 in Homeschool Events, Things to Do, Places to Go |

Once again, World Math Day is approaching…on March 7th!  Along with World Spelling Day on March 6 and the new World Science Day on March 8th, they make up Mathletics’ World Education Games!  We participate every year and my children have so much fun!   And not only do they drill their math and spelling […]

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Still time to Register for Canspell Spelling Bee – Reduced Fee!

Posted by Kimberly on November 22, 2011 in Things to Do, Places to Go |

School registration deadline has been E-X-T-E-N-D-E-D to November 30! And Cape Breton Post has REDUCED the Material and Registration fee! The deadline for registration in the Canspell program is now Wednesday, November 30th. Cape Breton Post is covering $59 of the Materials and Registration Fee, so instead of $109*, schools/homeschool groups pay just $50 to […]

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Wordy Qwerty for Reading & Spelling – Review

Posted by Kimberly on May 20, 2011 in Resources, Reviews |

Talking Fingers offers “innovative phonics-to-fluency software for hands-on reading and spelling”. Wordy Qwerty is their reading and spelling software for children in Grades 2-4.  I received Wordy Qwerty in exchange for an honest review 🙂 Wordy Qwerty is suitable for children who have already completed a  phonics program and know their way around the keyboard […]

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Root for homeschooler Paryse Broussard in the Canspell Spelling Bee!

Posted by Kimberly on March 26, 2011 in Homeschool Information |

Twenty-one spellers from 21 cities across Canada are in Toronto to compete this weekend at the 7th annual Postmedia Canspell National Spelling Bee, including Cape Breton’s own homeschooler, Paryse Broussard!  You can read more about Paryse at the Bee in today’s Cape Breton Post article. The Canspell final takes place on Sunday March 27 at […]

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BigIQkids – Review

Posted by Kimberly on March 25, 2011 in Homeschool Information, Reviews |

My children LOVE BigIQkids!  My daughter loves BigIQkids so much that she wakes up in the morning, hops out of bed, and makes a beeline to the computer 🙂 BigIQkids is an e-learning site for children in grades K-8 (whether homeschooled or not), which we received free in exchange for an honest review.  The subjects […]

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World Math Day AND World Spelling Day – Register Now!

Posted by Kimberly on February 17, 2011 in Contests, Homeschool Events |

Once again, World Math Day is approaching…on March 1st!  We participate every year and my children have so much fun!  And not only do they drill their math skills in an extremely fun way, but they also learn about Geography and flags of the world just by competing with other students around the world.  There’s […]

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