November 1st. The holiday season is literally just around the corner. Whether you are like me and absolutely love everything about the holidays or are one who is already ready for it to be over, we can all agree on one thing: Homeschooling through the holidays can be a difficult task. Excitement levels are running high, the to do lists are neverending, and attention spans seem to go right up the chimney! That isn’t how it has to be though. Homeschooling through the holidays can be a fun and meaningful journey for your family as you put the formal lesson plans aside and focus on the true meaning of the season.
This is what the fifth annual Homeschooling Through the Holidays series is all about: sharing ideas, resources, and encouragement with fellow homeschooling families to make the very most out of homeschooling through the beauty of the holiday season.
Join us November 1st-December 22nd, as 50 bloggers bring you different resources and ideas for embracing homeschooling during the holidays! Each week day, you will find one or two new homeschooling through the holidays posts published right here on LifeofaHomeschoolMom.com. I will also be sending out weekly email recaps which will include every post published that week, so if you want to ensure that you don't miss any of the posts, click here to join my email list.
This year, we are kicking off the series with a HUGE giveaway! One very lucky winner will be blessed with their choice of either a $550 Amazon Gift Card OR $550 PayPal Cash. You'll find the giveaway form at the bottom of this post, but first, I want to introduce you to some very special bloggers and brands who made this series possible. First up are the amazing bloggers who are contributing to this series. (Check back to the page often as it will be updated each day as the posts are published.)
11/1- Heather from Life of a Homeschool Mom
11/2- Jackie from One Redeemed Mom wrote a touching post about making the most of the holiday season for your children when life has left you feeling alone. Click here to read the post.
and Annette from In All You Do shares 10 fun ways to create your own holiday traditions. There are GREAT ideas in this post.
11/7- Heather from Fearless Faithful Mom shares a delicious Gluten Free Vegan Crepes with Pumpkin Mousse recipe.
Post from Sponsor: Amanda from Sicily's Heart and Home shares 5 Life Values I Want My Children to Learn plus an awesome giveaway for a membership in her brand new at home toddler/preschool program!
11/9- Jennifer from All the Good Things shares tips for parents on getting through the holidays with food allergies
and Katie from Paradise Praises shares 5 tips for preserving a heart of praise through the holidays.
Post from Sponsor: Karen is giving you FREE access to both her Learn to Read Notes and Play Christmas Carols course for children and her Carolling Around the World unit study!
11/13- Lindsey from This Homeschool shares how to have beautiful holiday decor with little helpers.
11/15- Lara from Everyday Graces shares a few Charlotte Mason-inspired Advent traditions that you can incorporate into your home!
11/16- Heather from Life of a Homeschool Mom shares a wonderful recipe for using up those Thanksgiving leftovers.
11/20- Anne from Learning Table shares a wonderful free pack of holiday checklists for homeschooling moms.
11/22- Kristi from This Side of Heaven shares tips for how to make the most of homeschooling from Thanksgiving to New Years, and and Natalie from Content with Simple shares tips on how to spread the joy of minimalism in Christmas traditions.
11/23- Roadschool Moms
11/24- Karen from Families Around the Kitchen Table
11/27- Jenna from Centered at Home
11/29- Misty from Year Round Homeschooling
12/1- Stephanie from The Multi Tasking Mom
12/4- Felice from Home for Learning
12/5- Amy from Encouraging Moms at Home
12/7- Tauna from Proverbial Homemaker
12/8- Mary Beth from Road Trip Teacher
12/12- Kim from Homeschooling SC
12/13- 7 Sisters Homeschool
12/14- Susan from Practical Inspirations
12/15- Mali from Imperfect Homeschooler
12/16- KT from Lit Mama
12/19- Misty from Year Round Homeschooling
12/20- Heidi from Pool Noodles & Pixie Dust
12/21- Katie from My Sweet Homeschool
12/22- Meghann from Practically Hippie Soooo….who wants to win an extra $550 to help with Christmas shopping and/or new curriculum for next semester?! One of you will be the lucky winner!
To enter, simply use the Rafflecopter form below. All entries will be verified. The giveaway period will close on 11/15 at 11:59pm EST. The winner will be announced via email on 11/16. Please note- you obtain entries for each of the entry options that you complete. You do NOT have to complete each option….however, the more options that you complete, the more chances of winning you have! Good luck!
2017 Homeschooling Through the Holidays Sponsors: