Home School Ideas

Need some home school ideas? Whether you are just starting to homeschool, or you are looking for a more relaxed homeschooling routine, this section should kick-start your imagination.

I have collected together for you here, a whole host of creative homeschool ideas that worked for me and my family.

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The home school ideas here are shorter activities – most of them can be done in a few hours, but they make a creative and educational way of having fun and adding 'Fuel to the Fire' of your passionate learners! Take some time to look around and see which of the projects would suit your family.

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Lots of homeschool project resources and activities. Everything from science experiments to geocaching - and some creative ways to encourage your children to get writing.

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I couldn't get these ideas to fit into any particular category! But these are some interesting things we have tried in our homeschooling.

Raspberry Pi

Magazine Upcycling

Autodidact Day

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Design a Skyscraper

Design a skyscraper project

Boredom Busters

Boredom Kits

Free Field Trip Ideas

Free homeschool field trip ideas

Lego Projects

Lego projects for kids

Make a Town Guidebook

Make a Town Guidebook project

Educational Scrapbooks

Educational Scrapbooks

Make a Board Game

Make a board game

Cupcake Flags

Kool Aid Activities

Kool Aid Activities and projects

Blogging for Kids

Invention Ideas

Cooking Home School

Make a Card Game


Making Flip Books

Pop-Up Books


Great ways to teach your children about kindness and restore a little homeschool harmony.

Random Acts of Kindness

Think Bracelets

Goal Setting for Kids


Here are some great ideas that will really help your homeschool take off. Ways to make the most of your MP3 player, take a quiz, or watch a movie!

Teaching with Movies

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Visual Mnemonics

Kids Riddles

Educational Ipod Ideas

Kids Quiz Jar

Engineering for Kids


Exploring nature makes a wonderful way for children to learn. Here are some ways to turn this activity into something special.

Nature Art for Kids

Nature Table Ideas

The Tree Project

Cabinet of Curiosities


Do you all need to get some exercise? These ideas for sport and PE will get you moving! Includes sports you can do at home.

Orienteering for Kids

Kids Sports Activities

Homeschool PE Ideas

Sports Programs


From Summer fun to demonstrating the meaning of thanksgiving. Here are my favorite seasonal creative homeschooling ideas.

Kids Summer Activities

Fall Activities for Kids

Kids Halloween Activities

Thanksgiving for Kids

100 Day Activities


There are lots of creative ways you can use cameras and webcams in your homeschooling. Here are some photography and animation ideas.

Photography for Kids

Photography Projects

Time Lapse Photography

Make your own Animation

I hope you enjoyed reading these home school ideas - and feel inspired to try some new activities with your children. Make them part of your homeschooling extracurricular activities - or theme them with your current project for some fun learning.

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