Bring more joy to your home through hands-on learning.
I'm Susan Evans. I help homeschool moms bring more joy to their home through hands-on learning. I also encourage women to draw closer to God by making their faith real. I enjoy speaking at conferences, teaching creative writing classes, and homeschooling with unit studies.
Main Sections of This Site:
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 over 2,000 fully loaded pages to actively engage your children in all subjects of homeschooling. I'm also the author of these two books:
If you are interested in booking me for a speaking engagement, take a look at my Speaking page.
Unit Studies 101 This 5-part series will give you a crash course on unit studies: what they are, how they are different than textbooks, and how to put them together. You will also find out how to accelerate your children's education through the use of unit studies. (Read more here.)
Warming Things Up with Friction!
31 Days of LEGO Unit Studies
My kids have always loved playing with LEGOs, so 31 Days of LEGO Unit Studies sounded like a good series for me to do. We have come up with a lot of fun projects I’ve never seen before. My kids surprise me by building what we are studying out of LEGOs. They’ve had a great time learning many of their academic subjects over the years through LEGOs. Here are some of the LEGO creations we’ve put together over the years (Read more...)
Decoupage a Breakfast Tray!
Elementary Chemistry Series! 16 fun video episodes: (Read more...)
- - Chemistry Tools
- - Filtration Experiment
- - Make Your Own Element Cards
- - Mixtures and Compounds
- - How to Build Atomic Models
- - Atomic Cookies
- - Building Molecular Models
- - Breaking Covalent Bonds
- - Acids and Bases
- - Dissolving Calcium with Acid
- - Measuring the Volume of a Solid
- - Testing Charles’s Gas Law
- - Saltwater Experiment
- - Saturated Solutions
- - Freezing Alcohol
- - Hydrocarbons