Start the New Year right with homeschooling (Ep 23, 12/31/12)

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Start the New Year Right with Homeschooling, Savvy Homeschool Moms Podcast

On this, the last day of 2012, the moms chat about the holidays, update listeners on their last month, and how to start the New Year right with homeschooling!


Links in this Episode:


Homeschooling with The Amazing Race, Indonesia shadow puppets

Homeschooling with the Amazing Race
Tina’s kiddos’ shadow puppets she mentioned they did when the race went to Indonesia.

Enjoying Magic Tree House series

Magic Tree House series: List of books in the first series (which is what Tina’s son is reading currently), and the Magic Tree House website (complete with book samples, games, videos, and a neat “Reading Program to Adventure” program where your child can earn stamps for completing trivia questions related to the facts learned from the books!)Magic Tree House Research Guides and Fact Trackers (nonfiction companion books for the series)

How to Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular


How to Train Your Dragon movie:
Review on Kids-in-Mind
Review on CommonSenseMediaHow to Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular

Homeschool science co-op with R.E.A.L. Science


Homeschool Co-ops
R.E.A.L. Science Odyssey by Pandia Press

Scrooge with Albert Finney, a Christmas favorite in our house!


Scrooge with Albert Finney
(You can watch the entire movie on YouTube for FREE!)
Tina’s list of essential Christmas movies

Doing Math Mammoth



Math Mammoth

Chaffee Zoo Lights 2012


Fresno Chaffee Zoo

Sadie and Adam


The picture mentioned, of Beckie’s dog Sadie and Tina’s husband, Adam

New dressers for Jack and Danielle!



Beckie’s kids’ new dressers!

Little Free Library



Little Free Library

Books of the Week:

Links of the Week:


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