Three New Reviews! (Ep #52, 2/8/15)

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Savvy Homeschool Moms Podcast, Episode #52, Three New Reviews

In this episode the mom’s review 2 art activity books by MaryAnn Kohl and the All About Reading program from All About Learning Press!

Links in this episode: 

National Alliance of Secular Homeschoolers School Choice Teleconference, on the Dreaded S Word, Socialization
Mari Beth Buckroth, AKA The Inappropriate Homeschooler (who we interviewed last summer, her episodes are #44 and #45)
Scholastic Book Sale (link no longer works)
Mythbusters, Confirm or Bust Science Fair Book #2
The Star Wars Science Fair
Lego Chain Reaction
James Herriot’s Treasury for Children
Homeschooling with Experience-Based Learning
Minecraft Homeschool
Traveling Through History with Doctor Who
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones
Homeschool Realm blog posts about Young Indiana Jones

Reviewed Products: 

Discovering Great Artists and Great American Artists for Kids by Maryann Kohl
Maryann Kohl also has many other art related teaching books.
All About Reading from All About Learning Press

Books in this Episode:


Together: Nothing, once again at the mercy of the library for Flyte by Angie Sage.
Dani (12): Still working on The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Jack-Jack (9): Return of the Jedi by Emma Grange, Big Hero 6 Fight to the Finish by Bill Scollon, Attack of the Clones by Elizabeth Dowsett
Me: Listening to Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling, Reading How to Hug a Porcupine by Julie Ross


Together: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling
Maeven (14):  Frost Wolf, Spirit Wolf, Star Wolf (Books 4-6 in the Wolves of the Beyond series) by Kathryn Lasky, What To Do About Alice?: How Alice Roosevelt Broke the Rules, Charmed the World, and Drove Her Father Teddy Crazy! by Barbara Kerley
Tyren (9): A Hero for Wondla by Tony DiTerlizzi, You Wouldn’t Want to be Cleopatra! by Jim Pipe, Beatrix by Jeanette Winter
Me:  Finished Keeping a Nature Journal by Claire Walker Leslie, still listening to Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting, by Dr. Laura Markham

Links of the Week:

Homeschooling with Dyslexia
Challenges for Kids

This episode is sponsored by:

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

Math Mammoth – Publisher of student directed math worktexts that all the Savvy Homeschool Kids use. Learn more at

Pandia Press – Publisher of REAL Science Odyssey and History Odyssey. Check out their fantastic Try Before you Buy! Learn more at

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