Homeschooling Blog

15 Facts You May Not Know about the Fourth of July

Happy Independence Day! Learn more about the Fourth of July with these 15 fun facts you may not know about our nation’s birthday!

Read MORE

Sunscreen Dos and Don’ts

While the sun's distance is the perfect amount for life on our planet according to God’s perfect design, that doesn’t mean we can ignore its sheer power and potential for harm to our skin. Before you spend additional time outdoors, read these quick sunscreen dos and don’ts as a reminder to keep your homeschool family safe.

Read MORE

Summer STEM Camp

Whether it's due to conflicting schedules or expenses, sending your kids to a summer camp isn't always a possibility. However, that doesn't mean your family has to miss out! Over the next several weeks, try these easy and fun ways to bring the joys of camp to your own home with our Summer Stem camp ideas.

Read MORE

5 Healthy Grilling Recipes

Food has a way of making every season special. This summer, gather your homeschool family around the table with these healthy grilling recipes the whole family can enjoy.

Read MORE

Six Sizzling Summer Science Ideas

Science offers children an understanding of the world around them, and children learn best by doing. Building the bridge between wonder and discovery begins with creating unforgettable learning experiences. Get up and atom and incorporate hands on learning into your homeschool this summer with these six sizzling summer science ideas from AOP.

Read MORE

Shine Through Summer Service

This summer, be a light to your neighborhood and community. Shine for Christ by crossing off each item on this summer service list from AOP.

Read MORE

Summer Reading Bingo Challenge

It’s important to keep your child learning over the summer. Summer Reading Bingo is a fun and creative way to keep kids reading all summer long. Download our free printable and play along on social media by sharing photos of your child participating in this fun challenge by using the hashtag #AOPSummerReading.

Read MORE

A Closer Look at Amelia Earhart’s Life

Many people are fascinated by mysteries, and perhaps no mystery has resonated as powerfully with the American people throughout history asthe disappearance of Amelia Earhart. Ninety years ago, this aviation pioneer earned her place in American history as the first woman (and second person ever) to complete a nonstop solo flight across the Atlantic.

Read MORE

Top National Parks for Kids

For many homeschooling families, summer brings a plethora of great opportunities to get outside, spend time at the pool, play in the backyard, and take a family vacation to explore our beautiful country, including America’s National Parks.

Read MORE

2022 AOP Catalog Posters and Activities

We know how important your child's education is to you. That's why AOP offers more than just curriculum and why we included three free posters in our 2022 Homeschool Catalog, as well as a fun activity page for your children.

Read MORE

2022-23 Year-Round Homeschooling Calendar

Download AOP’s free 2022-23 year-round homeschooling schedule to try out the benefits you can’t get using a traditional school year calendar.

Read MORE

New Family Comedy Coming to Theaters

Provident Films, the maker of hit Christian films like Overcomer, Fireproof, and Courageous, is set to release its next film, Family Camp, in theaters on May 13.

Read MORE

7 Homeschool Facts, Statistics, and Trends

For nearly a decade, AOP has celebrated May as Homeschool Awareness Month. To kick off your month, check out these 7 homeschool facts, statistics, and trends.

Read MORE

Free Preschool Resources for Little Learners

With Horizons award-winning preschool program and your unconditional love and attention, you can create the perfect setting to advance your child’s development socially, emotionally, and spiritually. Start your little learner’s education on the right foot with brightly illustrated, free lessons from Horizons Preschool.

Read MORE

A Spoonful of Tips Helps the Learning Go Down

When applying the advice of Mary Poppins to homeschooling, try this small spoonful of tips to help the learning go down with your children.

Read MORE

9 Things You Can Do to Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten

Kindergarten teachers can remarkably predict a child’s success based on their attentiveness, desire to learn, ability to categorize, and emotional readiness that includes a desire to learn. To cultivate a positive attitude and create an excitement for learning, here are nine things you can do as a parent to prepare your child for kindergarten.

Read MORE

Resurrection Scavenger Hunts

With Easter around the corner, you may be wondering how to share the reason we celebrate Easter with your kids in a matter in which they comprehend. Here are two separate activities families can use to encourage discussion about Holy Week and the gift we have in Christ’s resurrection.

Read MORE

How Handwriting Helps Kids Learn How to Read

Download free Horizons Penmanship sample pages and learn more about how handwriting practice can make it easier for kids to learn to read.

Read MORE

10 Major Benefits of Online Learning

Online learning has erupted and is much more prevalent and accepted in today’s world. Although COVID-19 has played a role for some families in their decision to homeschool, it’s the clear benefits that have led many parents and students to continue learning online. Check out these 10 major benefits of online learning for both students and parents!

Read MORE

Moments of Connection: The Ard Family

AOP is proud to be a part of the homeschool journey and countless memories for thousands of families, including the Ard family. We recently were blessed with the opportunity to connect with Quantrilla Ard, the PhD Mama, about her family’s homeschool journey with AOP.

Read MORE

Blog Categories


Homeschool eNews


Want more information?


We're available right now!

Call 1-800-622-3070

CHAT NOW Schedule a CALL BACK Free GETTING STARTED GUIDE Email us a MESSAGE