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Chocolate Chip Celebration

National Chocolate Chip Day is recognized on May 15! While cookies may be the first treat to come to mind, imagination is really the only thing limiting how you celebrate chocolate chips in your baking. Use your semisweet or dark chocolate morsels to create classic cookies, low calorie muffins, sweet and speckled breads, and so much more.

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Printable Certificates of Completion

Another year of hard work is in the books (or the computer). Reward your student for completing the school year with our printable Certificate of Completions. Don’t forget to post a picture of your homeschool award with your child and tag us on Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #AOPHomeschoolAwards

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Say This, Not That: Praising Your Children for Their Effort

Can how you praise your children affect their overall ability to be successful in life? To researchers, the answer to that question is more and more becoming a convincing yes.

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Printable Mother’s Day Cards

Spread the love this Mother’s Day with printable Mother’s Day cards from AOP.

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2021-22 Year-Round Homeschooling Schedule

Download AOP’s free 2021-22 year-round homeschooling schedule to try out the benefits you can’t get using a traditional school year calendar.

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“I Know the Plans I Have for You” Wallpaper

While some still prefer to have their 2021 calendar on paper, many also look to their phones for their schedule. When you pick up your device, use our free wallpaper to remember that whatever plans you may have this month, God’s plan is ultimately at work in you.

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6 Rainy Day Activities

If rainy weather is keeping you cooped up inside, don't fret! It only takes a little patience and imagination to keep everyone’s spirits positive in your homeschool. Our pick of fun rainy day activities are easy to do, budget-friendly, and use things you most likely already have around the house.

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Nature Walk Bingo

Explore the outdoors and stay active with this free printable Nature Walk Bingo for kids. It’s perfect for backyards, parks, nature trails, and neighborhood walks!

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What I Wish I Knew about Homeschooling Before I Started

Every day, we have the amazing opportunity to speak to families, and we love learning about their homeschool journey and experiences. Recently on AOP’s official Facebook page, we asked real homeschoolers what they wish they knew about homeschooling before they started. Here are some of our favorite answers:

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7 Simple Steps to Plant Your Own Tree

Each year, National Arbor Day is celebrated in the United States on the last Friday of April. To join in on this year’s observance, follow these seven simple steps to plant your own tree.

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Haiku Poetry Lesson and Printable Worksheets

In honor of National Haiku Poetry Day on April 17, we put together a free haiku poetry lesson with worksheets to incorporate into your homeschool.

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Homeschooling with the Miller Family

A homeschool family of 9, the Millers consist of Amanda and Stephen and their seven kids named Reese, Keira, Penelope, Jude, Liam, Ethan, and Lincoln. Watch their video to see how homeschooling with AOP and LIFEPAC works for their beautiful family.

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What You Should Wear to a Spring Family Photo Shoot

Children grow so quickly, but one way to capture their current ages (and all the great memories with them) is through the classic family photo. These photos play an important role in helping time stand still for a brief moment, even if your kids won’t.

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AOP Pets

April 11 is National Pet Day, a day to celebrate the critters that make us happy and encourage people to spend time with their beloved animals. As pet owners ourselves, we know not a day goes by where we don’t celebrate our furry companions and their unconditional love. In honor of Pet Day, meet the pets behind the people at AOP.

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Single Parent Homeschooling Tips

When it comes to homeschooling, single parenting has a few different obstacles than traditional families, but that certainly doesn’t mean it can’t be done well. By using the tips shared here, you can discover enough time to juggle single parenting and homeschooling successfully and still have time for all the moments in-between.

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Should “The Girl Who Believes in Miracles” Be Your Next Family Movie Night?

Like Al Michaels exclaimed when the United States upset the USSR in a hockey game at the 1980 Winter Olympics, a new film at the box office asks, “Do you believe in miracles?” The faith-based film "The Girl Who Believes in Miracles" was the sixth highest grossing film last week despite opening in only 640 theaters across the nation.

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Jiggly Gelatin Eggs

Have some fun this spring with these colorful, edible eggs. Try various colors and enjoy the fun of making and eating these jiggly gelatin treats.

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Free Inspirational Wallpaper from Psalm 34

Whether we’re on our desktops, phones, or tablets, the backgrounds on our devices are a canvas to display what is most important to us. Be reminded of God's promises with this month’s free inspirational wallpapers from Psalm 34.

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8 Electives to Take Your Student from Online to Anywhere

Electives help students discover themselves and the world around them. While core subjects provide students with essential knowledge, electives allow them to develop personal interests, abilities, and career-specific skills. Now, through Monarch’s simpler pricing, you can add one of Monarch’s more than 65 electives for only $9.95/month per student.

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Women’s History Month Heroes

Observed annually in the month of March since 1987, Women’s History Month is a celebration of the contributions of women to United States history. Celebrate the accomplishments of this collection of amazing women responsible for important milestones in history.

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