Homeschool music has many benefits, especially for special needs kids. They learn rhythm, patience, a way to extend their memory and creative expression.

Homeschool Music with Dinosaurs and Love

Homeschool music will always be a priority in our homeschool schedule. My husband, who works from home, is an electronic music producer. So our lives basically have a pretty rad soundtrack. We all love music and we (the parents) both secretly hope that our kids will someday have the chance to make music in some…

Special needs kids are amazing. They might not fit into what is considered normal. But all they need is to be engaged in a way that works for them.

Special Needs Kids FTW

Special needs kids FTW! I am discovering this as I engage more in the learning and development of my special needs twins. They may have ‘special needs’ but they also have really cool skills. And they continue to surprise and delight us with the things they know and can do. The reason I’m writing this…

Homeschool supplies for teaching writing to special needs kids can be found around the house. You don't need to spend a fortune to have a good activity!

Homeschool Supplies for Writing

Homeschool supplies can be a huge part of your home school budget. You can go crazy buying every kind of marker, stapler, folder and paint. And don’t mention the printing and laminating! I’m as stationery mad as the next person. But I really think that learning can happen in so many ways. And you will…

Homeschool planning should include baking. There are so many great learning opportunities such as fine motor skills, maths and even table manners practice.

Homeschool Planning should include Baking

Homeschool planning is key to ensuring a harmonious and effective home school. Even if you opt for a less formalised and more minimal setup, homeschool planning is what helps you to achieve your goals. And special needs children need a clear schedule to make sure they feel secure with activities. That being said, adding fun…

How to start homeschooling is something that takes a lot of thought. We need to think about a curriculum, where to teach, socialisation and juggling work.

How to Start Homeschooling

How to start homeschooling our special needs twins is next on the list of ‘to dos’. In my previous post I spoke about the ‘why’ of homeschooling but nothing is going to happen without the ‘how’. As we’ve decided to only start next year, it gives us some time to really plan how this is…

Why Homeschool our Special Needs Twins

Why Homeschool our Special Needs Twins

Why homeschool our special needs twins? This sounds like a scary and huge undertaking, I know. But it is something we are going to do. And I’m very excited to share this journey with you! So how did we get to the decision to homeschool? About the Jones Family You can read more about us…