Welcome to another edition of homeschooling resource of the day. As always, if you see something you want changed, you have something you would like added, or know of something that should be featured please feel free to leave me a comment.
Today’s website is Owl & Mouse Educational Software. Owl & Mouse Educational Software offers free educational games, as well as some links to some great lessons. Some of their games can be downloaded onto your computer, while others can be played on the web. Some of the games include geography, reading, build a farm or village. Math, humanities and science are the categories for the links to the lessons. They are listed under “active learning projects.”
Word of the day: gregarious \grih-GAIR-ee-us\, adjective:
1. Tending to form a group with others of the same kind.
2. Seeking and enjoying the company of others.
Today’s homeschooling book(s) of the day is: The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas. This is one of Linda Dobson’s best books. It’s a large book of great suggestions and ideas for activities for all homeschoolers. Most of these activities require nothing that you wouldn’t normally have around your house anyway. If you hear “Mom, there’s nothing to do,” or you are just looking for some new ideas to try, this is the book for you.
This Day in History Sept. 21th
1776 : Great fire in NY
1780 : Benedict Arnold commits treason
1784 : 1st daily newspaper in America (Penns Packet & General Advertiser)
1866 : H.G. Wells is born
1872 : John Henry Conyers of SC becomes 1st black student at Annapolis
1893 : Frank Duryea drives 1st US made gas propelled vehicle (car)
1937 : J.R.R. Tolkien, publishes “The Hobbit”
1961 : Antonio Abertondo swims the English Channel round trip (44 miles)
1970 : Economic boom comes to an end
1981 : Sandra Day O’Connor becomes 1st female Supreme Court Justice
Create your own fantasy world. No holds barred. Bubble gum trees, dragons and unicorns for pets, a chocolate milk river …