Homeschool Information

Written by Mary Joyce

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There is no right or wrong curriculum you can choose to homeschool. You have choices of anything from text books to home school computer software packages. The learning tools that you choose can be based onrepparttar childrenís ages or evenrepparttar 150268 subject matter that is being taught. You can get text or software directly throughrepparttar 150269 publisher, or at book fairs, or even flea markets and garage sales. Homeschool learning material is everywhere. And donít forget your public library. Itís free!

Althoughrepparttar 150270 cost of allrepparttar 150271 materials you will need and use does require a significant investment, I think, however, that youíll find that homeschooling demands more of your time than it does your pocket book.

Be creative, and use your resources. Homeschool information is plentiful. Get out onrepparttar 150272 internet a just do some basic searching on homeschooling. You will find more information, ideas and support than you could ever need to use.

Mary Joyce is a former educator, successful homeschool parent, and has written many articles on teaching your child at home for the Homeschool-Curriculum-4u website. Please visit ( for more of Mary's articles, resources on homeschool, ideas, and curriculum information.

Top 5 School Fund Raiser Ideas

Written by Dion Semeniuk

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Rubber Ducky

Next onrepparttar list of school fundraising ideas isrepparttar 150086 rubber duck derby. Inrepparttar 150087 past few years, this has become a very popular school fundraising idea. Not only isrepparttar 150088 rubber duck derby fun, but also a great way to involverepparttar 150089 community while earning money. You could work with your local grocery stores to sell rubber ducks for $1, which givesrepparttar 150090 buyers a chance to win a valuable donated prize. Then on a specified date,repparttar 150091 ducks are taken to a local park with a lake. All ofrepparttar 150092 rubber ducks are emptied intorepparttar 150093 water at once andrepparttar 150094 first one to crossrepparttar 150095 finish line wins.

Car Washes

Next for successful school fundraising ideas isrepparttar 150096 car wash. Many companies will donaterepparttar 150097 water for car washes so all you have to do is bring garden hoses, towels, Windex and paper towels, and signs leading people inrepparttar 150098 right direction. You can setrepparttar 150099 price at $1 to $5 per car or establishrepparttar 150100 car wash fundraiser as a donation basis. Either way, you will find that you make quite a bit of money in exchange for some hard work and fun.

Bake Sales

Finally, one ofrepparttar 150101 most popular and most successful school fundraising ideas is a good, old-fashioned bake sale. For this, students (and probably parents) would donate baked goodies to include brownies, cookies, cake, pie, and miscellaneous items. Then,repparttar 150102 students would work outside a strip mall or grocery store, encouraging people to buy. Usually, people are very supportive of a bake sale and ifrepparttar 150103 food is goodrepparttar 150104 money is too.

Dion Semeniuk is the proud father of 2 girls. He's actively looking at ways to be able to generate money for kids to be able to participate in special events. Learn about School Fund Raiser Ideas, visit

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