Unit Study: American Girl

We all probably know one girl in our lives (our own daughters and their friends or another relative) who has an American Girl dollIn our homeschool, we’ve done a lot with the American Girl dolls (fro...

Hearing a New Perspective

Do you have songs that just stick in your head? Ones that you just can’t shake, no matter how hard you’ve tried to get rid of them over the years? It would be here that I could remind you...

State Geography Studies

When we pulled our oldest son home from public school half way through first grade, we didn’t have a lot of homeschooling materials or fancy curriculum. Our one goal for him at that time was to reest...

Geography Products Round Up

This month, our review roundup features educational products useful in teaching Geography. Learning Resources U.S.A States & Capitals Bingo A great way to learn about the United States names, cap...

Games and Activities for Geography

Keeping geography fun and exciting for my kids can sometimes be tricky. We follow a routine in how we study various countries, so to avoid falling into a rut, I have a few fun games and ideas that we...

Looking for Submissions

We are looking for original articles to publish in the Autumn issue of Heart of the Matter’s digital magazine. The due date for the article is August 12th. The topics are: Fall activities Famil...