Homeschool Tips and Tools

Here at Team Kemp Academy we are truly enjoying our homeschool journey. Every day is filled with new discoveries, new tactics to help my children/students stay on task, and opprotunities to create awesome memories. I can’t believe our oldest is starting second grade and our youngest is one month old. Time is certainly flying byContinue reading “Homeschool Tips and Tools”

Mount Kemp: The Molten Machine

We created a volcano this year and wanted to share the fun with you. You can check out our eruption via this video. To recreate our volcano you can use molding clay or make your own with basic kitchen items. We used Emily’s Fantastic No Cook Playdough recipe and left our volcano out to dry (harden) overnight.Continue reading “Mount Kemp: The Molten Machine”

Homeschool Help: Science

So in every confident part of me lies a woman that can encourage herself and others to achieve ANYTHING successfully. I mean it. You need to be uplifted then call on me and “I got you!” However, Science diminishes my confidence. Yep. It completely evaporates every ounce of “I think I can” from my thoughts.Continue reading “Homeschool Help: Science”

I’m EQUIPPED to succeed!

Yesterday was a bad homeschool day. It was one of the worst homeschool days we have had in a while. It started off okay, but as soon as we got to our new unit of creative writing, I could see my son was not interested. That’s when the war started. As soon as I startContinue reading “I’m EQUIPPED to succeed!”

Great Things of 2014 (3rd Quarter)

This third quarter of 2014 has been tremendous and awesome! I am so grateful for the many accomplishments and family memories I experienced. I’m excited to share them all with you so, let’s get started. We kicked off our third quarter with a relaxing summer vacation. We just vegged, got ice cream wasted, slept in,Continue reading “Great Things of 2014 (3rd Quarter)”

We CONQUERED Kindergarten!

I’d like to start blog off by giving my family a super High-5 and Double Fist Pump for having an awesome homeschool year! Oh yeah! We did it!! We kicked Kinder’s butt! For our curriculum this year we used My Father’s World and we supplemented with various workbooks, unit studies I created, and library items.Continue reading “We CONQUERED Kindergarten!”