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Busy Bags for Busting Boredom

One weekend, I spent a Saturday morning creating an entire bin of “busy bags” for (my then) five year old. In the brown paper lunch bags, I placed several items that I found around the house and stapled each bag…

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Are Rewards Wrecking Your Homeschooler?

“If you finish your work, you can go outside to play.” “If you get an ‘A’ on your online test, I’ll take you to get ice cream.” As homeschoolers, we’ve probably all used some type of external reward as…