Your Favorite Blog Posts from 2021
From educational tips to free printables and resources, AOP’s homeschool blog seeks to provide helpful content for homeschoolers all year long. Before we dig into all the exciting new content that we have planned for you in 2022, take a moment to make sure you didn’t miss our top 10 blog post of 2021.
1. 20 Olympic Fun Facts
After COVID postponed what would have been the 2020 Olympic Games, our readers were more than ready for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo last July. Olympic lovers are in luck in 2022 too, as Beijing will host the Winter Olympics this year from February 4-20.
2. Printable Certificates of Completion
These awards for Monarch, Horizons, and LIFEPAC were a hit for parents who wanted to thank their children for their hard work and accomplishments throughout the homeschool year.
3. 2021-22 Year-Round Homeschooling Schedule
This 180 school-day calendar outlined one way to add extended periods of time off without sacrificing three months of learning loss in the summer.
4. Printable “About Me” Worksheet
Another free printable, this worksheet from AOP gets your kids talking and writing about themselves, so they can know what makes them unique.
5. 20 Facts You May Not Know about 9/11
In honor of the 20th anniversary of the September 11, we gathered 20 facts about the devastating terrorist attacks in hopes of healing, remembrance, and reflection.
6. Ultimate School Supply List for New Homeschool Parents
Our own homeschool parents helped us compiled this all-you-need list that also serves as a good reminder for veteran homeschool families.
7. 30 Days of Scriptures
These short Bible verses provided a quick way to daily renew your spirit for a full month, and they provide a good way to start the year if your new year’s resolution involved spending more time in God’s Word.
8. Monarch Family Feature: Growing Up Without Borders
Thanks to Monarch online curriculum, Tyler and Chantal Patton have homeschooled their 3 girls while living their dream lifestyle traveling the world.
9. 20 Art Therapy Prompts for Kids
These ideas can be used to help your kids deal with their emotions in a healthy way while providing some quick art lessons.
10. Free Writing Lesson on Paragraph Components
Build fundamental skills to become a better writer and get your student writing with this free writing lesson on paragraph components from LIFEPAC 7th Grade Language Arts.