I'm Susan Evans. I enjoy speaking at homeschool conferences, teaching creative writing classes, and homeschooling my kids using unit studies.
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On this website you will see hundreds of fun articles, videos, and blog entries. Everything that I do points to hands-on learning. I write a ton about homeschooling in all areas: science, history, geography, literature, writing, math, Bible, PE, and other miscellaneous subjects. I've created a huge Unit Study Treasure Vault, a membership site with about 1,000 fully loaded pages to actively engage your children in all subjects of homeschooling.
Spring Scavenger Hunt (free PDF)
Why not celebrate the coming of spring with a Spring Scavenger Hunt? Go on a fun nature hike and see if you can find the following items. Snap a picture of each item as you find it, and add the pictures to your nature journal. You can add descriptions under the photos, or older students can sketch the items into their journals, using the photos as a guide. (Read more...)
Medieval Unit Study
Macbeth Poem for Kids
This Macbeth poem was written by my 11-year-old son when he was given the assignment to write a summary of Macbeth. He decided to do the summary as a poem. My kids said that Macbeth was the worst story they ever read, and we talked about how ambition led Macbeth to take matters into his own hands. (Read more...)
Organizing a Gardening Binder
One of my favorite places to go in the spring is to my local botanical gardens. My children enjoy seeing the buds come out on the trees and the sprigs of green pushing up out of the soil. The sun is shining, birds are singing, and it feels good to breathe in the fresh air after a long winter. (Read more...)