Resource Corner

Below is a list of books/resources that we have used and continue to use as the need arises.

Art Appreciation 13 Artists Children Should Know, 13 Women Artists Children Should Know

Character Building – Beautiful Girlhood

Geography  Mapping the World with Art / A Child’s Introduction to the World

German – italki – A great online forum for learning any language in a 1-to-1 student to teacher setting

History –  The Story of the World / Oxford First Ancient History / The Kingfisher Illustrated History of the World / Seeker of Knowledge (a book on Egyptian hieroglyphs)

Hymn Study – Hidden Pearls: Great Hymns of Faith and their Inspiring Untold Stories

Language Arts (Copywork, Grammar, Handwriting, Dictation/Spelling) – First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind, Levels 1-3  

A book I used for teaching my middle child to read, who had shown no interest in reading prior to age 6, was Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons

Math –  Math MammothConquer Maths (an online UK Maths programme), Life of Fred (an excellent non-traditional Math curriculum for the visual learner or for anyone who is dyscalculic)

Music (Piano Practicals & Theory) – John Thompson’s Modern Course for the Piano, Part 1-4 / Piano Lessons Made Easy, Level 1-3 / Theory Made Easy for Little Children, Levels 1 & 2

Science – R.E.A.L. Science Odyssey – Life

Music (Music Appreciation) – The Story of the Orchestra

Unit Studies sourced from CurrClick covering different subject matter

Websites – Websites that we have used in the past and still occasionally use are StarfallSeterra, Khan Academy, GamED Academy

We have an extensive home-library with numerous other books that we use, or refer to from time to time, for our home-learning but the above books formed the main core of our  home-school curriculum.


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