A Little Garden Flower is a Waldorf curriculum for Pre-K through 6th grade.
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Abeka provides a complete line of traditional Christian educational materials that have been developed and refined over a period of 50 years in the classrooms of Pensacola Christian Academy. The resources are available in physical and digital format and include textbooks, workbooks, readers, and videos. Products can be purchased individually or as grade level kits. Continue reading »
ALICE "I Feel So Me Now" Theater materials provide complete step by step instructions for putting on a musical based on Alice in Wonderland. Also included is all musical accompaniment for the production and a miniature theater version which uses paper dolls and printed backdrops. The package contains 3 DVDs that range from 40–64 minutes Continue reading »
ARTistic Pursuits is a comprehensive art program designed to involve the student in the creative process while developing observational skills. A variety of fun applications teach both the expressive and technical aspects of art while allowing children to make choices about what and how they will draw, paint, and sculpt. Assignments work within the stages Continue reading »
A 4 CD series, these CDs help with the recognition and identification of well known classical music through the clever use of silly words.
BJU Press offers both curriculum for purchase and a distance learning solution. The texts cover all core subjects with a Christian worldview, critical thinking, and hands-on learning.
Blossom and Root is a secular homeschooling curriculum that focuses on Nature, Literature, STEM, and art. Program levels are for Early Years (ages 2-5), Kindergarten (ages 6-7), Elementary (grades 1-4), and 2 science-based stand-alone mini-programs called "Book Seeds". The Book Seeds series is recommended for ages 2-12. Continue reading »
Build Your Library is a secular Charlotte Mason inspired homeschool curriculum created by Emily Cook that takes a literature approach to educating children in art, history, literature, science, and language arts. Full-year general homeschooling grade level products are available for Kindergarten through grade 12. Build Your Library also offers multi-age unit studies using well-chosen popular Continue reading »
Child-size Masterpieces is a curriculum collection of postcard-size reproductions of artwork designed to introduce art to young children, ages 3-6. Each level contains an instructional book and DVD, 36 postcard-size reproductions of art to be cut out and used for matching the art to the artist. Books move through increasing levels of difficulty: easy, intermediate Continue reading »
Classical Kids CDs introduce children to classical music. A dramatic story, small bits of history, and classical music, set the scene for each musical adventure. The curriculum presents the great composers - Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi and Handel - as characters in their individual stories.
A series of books in beginning art appreciation. Students look at art paintings by masters with a critical eye, guided by well thought out questions about the use of color, motion, size, line etc.
Draw Write Now is an eight-book series with step-by-step drawing instruction and short sentences for writing practice. Each Draw Write Now book is a unit study with 21 directed drawing lessons presented on two pages showing a colorful drawing, four sentences, and step-by-step drawing instructions. The units explore history, geography, natural science, and social studies. Continue reading »
Greenleaf Press materials include resources for parents and children on Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, Reformation, & Modern History, Literature & Art. The curricula are designed for teaching history chronologically and focus on biographies of famous individuals. The publisher describes the course materials as “guaranteed 100% twaddle-free.” The course materials are exclusively books, and can be purchased Continue reading »
Jim Weiss is a storyteller specializing in classics, wisdom stories, history, and folk tales. He brings characters and stories to life in a way that makes him one of the most popular storytellers among homeschoolers. All story sets are available on CD and some are available as mp3 files. Great for children of all ages.
Legacy Learning Systems are home instruction courses for learning piano, guitar and painting. Each course is made up of 3-5 CDs, a 100+ page workbook, 12-20 DVDs (the number of DVDs depends on the course), and access to a Members Only web site. The home-school program can be used with younger students-age 7-9. Additional Learn Continue reading »
Little Acorn Learning publishes Waldorf-inspired themed months for the Pre-K aged child.
Mark Kistler teaches students to draw in 3-D through the use of humor and creative illustrations. The directions are easy to follow. Mr. Kistler has an award winning PBS show called the Imagination Station that also teaches students to draw in 3-D.
The Masterpiece Online Academy offers online courses in drawing, color theory, pastel, art careers, with more classes on the horizon. Get video and printable instruction plus optional teacher critiques and grading.
My Homegrown Symphony offers homeschool families music curriculum that will inspire all to love music! Whether it be through Music Appreciation lessons, Composer studies or listening calendars, My Homegrown Symphony uses hands-on activities, crafts, child-friendly biographies, book suggestions and lots of active music listening to tie music subjects and themes together for children ages 4-12. Continue reading »
Piano Wizard uses video games to teach anyone how to play the piano and read music. The program includes a keyboard to hook up to your PC or Mac computer. The game's patented sound and color learning cues transform tedious and repetitive practice sessions into an exciting and rewarding video game experience for people of Continue reading »
Features 22 well-known artists, illustrations of famous works,and detailed directions how to create art in their styles.
Under the Home offers studio art, art history, music, mathematics, reading, writing, prose, and poetry for grades K-1 as well as science, geography, and history for grade 1. They will be adding grades 2-5 over the years 2017 & 2018. As of January 2017 the price is $30/year.
This series tells the life story of several musicians in a story format, including examples of their compositions. There are study guides to go with each book, ad well as accompanying CDs that combine 2 composers on each CD. In addition, the website includes printable lap books for use with each story. Composers include Bach, Continue reading »