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Gum Tree Gully

Gum Tree Gully

10 August 2019 | NEW CORE PROGRAM!

The Bible is God's love letter to His world. This allegory is integrated with art to engage and personalise this timeless and important word. Copywork allows your child to sample new words and ideas and to develop their handwriting and spelling skills in a gentle way.


Angela is achieving things she never thought possible...

Angela is achieving things she never thought possible...

23 July 2019

She was struggling to write...and guess what she's done now!

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NEW!! The Magician's Nephew Literature Unit

NEW!! The Magician's Nephew Literature Unit

8 July 2019

"Make your choice, adventurous Stranger; Strike the bell and bide the danger, Or wonder, till it drives you mad, What would have followed if you had." Curious?

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The Waterhole with our very own OT!

The Waterhole with our very own OT!

8 July 2019

What's so special about our newest Core Program for the youngest homeschoolers?

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WANGAT FAMILY CAMP

WANGAT FAMILY CAMP

29 May 2019

Would like to meet other Simply Homeschool parents?

Do your kids want to meet other Simply Homeschool kids?

Would you like to take nature-based learning to a new level? 

YES? 

Then this is an experience you cannot miss!

Spend four days at Wangat with us, immersed in bush crafts such as making rope from natural materials, building shelters and meandering bush walks that include history, bush tucker and ecology.

Share stories, play spotlight and go frogging...  

Join us as we forge new friendships and take time out from everyday life in this very special place.

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Homeschool Electives

Homeschool Electives

28 May 2019

Would you like to give your teens time to pursue their dreams?

How to Simply Homeschool High School Electives with real life to create life-long skills! https://vimeo.com/338806088 


The Importance Of Just Good Books

The Importance Of Just Good Books

21 May 2019

Shared reading is one of the best gifts you can give your children to enrich their education. As you sit together, read together and discuss ideas and thoughts together, you build relationships, grow a love of literature, and create a space for discovering a world of ideas.

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Creative Phonics 1.2 is now LIVE!

Creative Phonics 1.2 is now LIVE!

9 April 2019

Creative Phonics 1.2 is our second exciting Phonics Core! Based on another 4 well-loved Dr Seuss's books this Core includes everything you need for fun and learning to read! Learn the next set of single sounds, practice phonemic awareness, use grammar to develop writing skills and practice Rhyming with our Rhyme Cards. Work towards excellent spelling skills. Make ice cream, grow herbs, organise a Celebration and explore your Family Tree. Parents - learn how to tell your kids to do their chores using sign language! Add in some Grammar, Handwriting, Science  Research and a movie night. Your kids will be begging to do school and all the way through they will be developing fabulous phonics skills through rhyming, blending and soundcard spelling!


How To Make Your Canberra Homeschool Trip Fabulous

How To Make Your Canberra Homeschool Trip Fabulous

26 March 2019

Last week we were in Canberra with Ruth (our fabulous editor!) working on our new Simply Homeschool Civics and Citizenship Core Program.  We visited so many amazing attractions and we're still not sure how we fitted so much into our week! We share with you our top 5 tips for making your Canberra Homeschool Trip fabulous...

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New Homeschool Maths for Year 3!

New Homeschool Maths for Year 3!

25 March 2019

Build a tent to accommodate 9,999 squares, play bingo with your times-tables using winning strategies, play battleships and mastermind, make fraction pizzas, cook rice, conserve water, analyse your family garbage, go food shopping, play with mirrors, study climate, make patterns with Lego, explore artistic symmetry, read about Sir Cumference's Birthday Party, and explore 3D Shapes in an Ancient Egyptian Pyramid. Then call it all Maths for Year 3!

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Food Tech and Everything!

Food Tech and Everything!

11 February 2019

This High School Core Program is designed to cover the Life Skills Syllabus for years 7-10 in one simple Core. It is perfect for any child and our program is written with kids who might be struggling in mind. AHD, dyslexia, slow processing speed or other challenges can make it hard to find the perfect core program but this is it! With 100 lessons you are covered...

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Fair Dinkum Histories on a Fair Dinkum Special!

Fair Dinkum Histories on a Fair Dinkum Special!

5 February 2019

Apply for a Homeschool Account with Scholastic Australia now!!

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NEW!! Maths for Year 4

NEW!! Maths for Year 4

24 January 2019

Consider the size of the universe! Set up your own Kitchen Cafe!

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How to EASILY do your NSW Registration

How to EASILY do your NSW Registration

21 January 2019

Having to register a child for homeschool can leave even the most experienced homeschoolers anxious. In two weeks Karen will be presenting at the Australian Homeschool Summit and one of her workshops will take you...

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Creative Spelling Level 2

Creative Spelling Level 2

5 January 2019

Introducing the Green Feet Tree, Bright Lights, Rain Games, and more! Build your children's spelling skills through creativity, phonemic awareness, handwriting, games and art.

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WIN 1 of 3 tickets to the Australian Homeschool Summit

WIN 1 of 3 tickets to the Australian Homeschool Summit

1 January 2019

Win your ticket to the Australian homeschooling event of the year on 4th - 15th February 2019! Enter in under 10 seconds here: australianhomeschoolsummit.com/giveaway/ref/sh/

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What are your resolutions for 2019 regarding homeschool?

What are your resolutions for 2019 regarding homeschool?

1 January 2019

By January 1st I always find myself thinking of all the books I want to read with my kids, all the books I want to read for myself, the places we want to go, the skills I want them to learn, and all the Core Programs I want to write for all of us to use! My shelves and my coffee table are piled with fabulous books. Our lives are rich with possibilities, opportunities and a conflicting desire to be minimalists. So what to do?

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Featured Program | Creative Phonics 1

Featured Program | Creative Phonics 1

5 December 2018

This amazing Core Program is written by Simply Homeschool's very own ESL and Special Education teacher who also happens to have 12 grandchildren (7 of whom have been homeschooled)!

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Looking for Creative Ideas for Learning in 2019?

Looking for Creative Ideas for Learning in 2019?

19 November 2018

Take a look at Creative Phonics and Creative Spelling!

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Get To Know A Homeschooler | Emily Burtt

Get To Know A Homeschooler | Emily Burtt

6 November 2018

Meet Emily Burtt. Emily and Sam Burtt have three children aged 3-7, and are learning to live with ADHD, Severe Anxiety, Severe School Avoidance and they are Mid Diagnosis for High Functioning Autism. They are an oil loving, thermomixing, minimalistic, natural learning household who struggle with sibling rivalry.

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