The Savvy Homeschool Kids (Ep #50, 1/4/15)

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In this episode the moms interview the Savvy Homeschool Kids, Dani, Maeven and Tyren!

1979 Happy Days Softball…Tina saw them on their 1983 tour, just a few years later. (Only pic I could find online)
Tina’s friendly neighborhood peacock













Links in this Episode:

Forbidden Island
Lego Birthday Party on a Budget
Miracle Fruit Tablets
Henry Winkler
Hank Zipzer, the World’s Greatest Underachiever
Tales from the Jungle Crews
Settlers of Catan
Ticket to Ride


Wizard 10
Rainbow Loom
Judy Moody
Foresterie Underground Gardens
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry


Animal Jam


Crystal Cave


Books in this Episode:


The Nerdist Podcast
Welcome to Nightvale
Sleep With Me  (a small warning, the episodes are marked explicit by iTunes, and I have never heard an entire episode, but what I have heard is mostly PG)


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling
Three Cups of Tea (young readers edition) by Greg Mortenson
Dear Dr. Bell…Your Friend Helen Keller by Judith St. George
King George: What Was His Problem?: Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn’t Tell You About the American Revolution by Steve Sheinkin


Maeven (Age 14):

Wolves of the Beyond books by Kathryn Lasky

Tyren (Age 9):

A Hero for Wondla by Tony DiTerlizzi


Sharing Nature with Children by Joseph Cornell and Sharing the Joy of Nature (Now called Sharing Nature with Children 2)
All Joy and No Fun:The Paradox of Modern Parenthood by Jennifer Senior
The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella
Happy Chaos: From Punky to Parenting and My Perfectly Imperfect Adventures in Between by Soleil Moon Frye
How to Talk to Children about Art by Francoise Barbe-Gall
Keeping a Nature Journal by Claire Walker Leslie


Links in this Episode:


Book List for Young Architects
Playful Learning



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Go to our Self-paced Courses page.
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Complete the registration.

This episode is sponsored by:

Moving Beyond the Page – homeschool curriculum for hands-on, creative, and gifted learners. Learn more at

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