New Homeschool Year Ideas and Tips for A Successful School Year

New Homeschool Year Guide

A new homeschool year is here! This back to school free guide will help you start off on the right foot with homeschooling this year, whether you’re looking for back to school shopping tips, back to school organization tips, or even the best homeschooling resources, we’ve got you covered!

Sitting down to start planning for the new school year has never been more daunting than it is now. The amount of information that you need to know in order to plan and prepare your children academically, emotionally, and socially for homeschooling can feel overwhelming. So… where do I begin for the new homeschool year?

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New Homeschool Year: How To Prepare for Back to School Tips

Wondering how to make this new homeschool year successful? Check out our best back to school tips and hacks!

Wondering how to make this new homeschool year successful? Check out our best back to school tips and hacks!

Back to school preparation tips and first day of homeschool ideas for a new homeschool year:

  1. Reflect on what did or didn’t work last year.
  2. Don’t get stuck in the shiny curriculum syndrome!
  3. Plan your new homeschool year based on what works best for your homeschooler (not what everyone else is doing!).
  4. Clean out old curriculum and homeschool resources that you didn’t like, aren’t using, or are just cluttering up your area. (Use this time to declutter!)
  5. Have a fun first day of school party.
  6. Do a school supply scavenger hunt to get your kids excited for starting school.
  7. Learn the best hacks for even more savings during back to school sales.
  8. Use back to school makeover tips to organize your homeschool room.
  9. Go easy on the first day (or even the first week!). Plan fun field trips or learning activities.

Ready for More? CHECK OUT: How do I prepare my homeschool year?

Good Back to School Tips and Hacks for Your New Homeschool Year

Back to School Shopping Tips

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HOW TO STOCK UP ON HOMESCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR ALL YEAR: As homeschoolers, we often forget that back to school sales are also for us!


Fun Welcome Back to School Tips

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Make the first day of back to school fun for your homeschoolers with our creative first day of school fun and have a happy first day of homeschool!


What Homeschool Supplies Do You REALLY Need?

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Best homeschool supply lists! What homeschool materials you really need without wasting money during back to school sales. Homeschool essentials!


What Are the Best Homeschool Resources?

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Our personal homeschool reviews, favorite curriculum and classes, and list of homeschooling resources that we use to keep our homeschool learning interesting!


How To Homeschool High School

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Nervous for homeschooling high school? Use our HOW TO HOMESCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL GUIDE to help you through those teenage homeschooling years.


Back to School Tips for Preschool Parents

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Are you homeschooling preschool or doing homeschool kindergarten this year? Homeschooling young kids probably looks a lot different than you think…


How To Set Up The Best Homeschool Classroom

Classroom Makeover Storage

What you need for a homeschool room is probably a lot less than you think! We’ll guide you through decluttering homeschool areas and what you need for homeschool classrooms.


Make a Fun Back-To-School Cone

Make a Back to School Cone (German Schultute)

back to school cone (German schultute) is a great way to make the first day of school fun and exciting and get your kids those school supplies they’ll need for the school year.


Fun First Day of High School Ideas

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If you’re wondering how do you make the first day of homeschool special for high school or you’re looking for engaging activities for high school students, you’ll love these back-to-school ideas!


Fun Back To School Games

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Educational activities that focus on skills, but ease kids back into a new school year. Great for back to school activities week to help start the year off right and make school fun this year!


All About Me Activities

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Huge list of fun all about me activities for school age kids – from toddlers and preschoolers through high school! Great first day of school ideas or back to school first week activities!


Best Preschool Supplies

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What preschool homeschool school supplies do you need for homeschooling preschoolers? Great Pre K homeschool ideas and homeschooling must haves for young children.


I hope these welcome back to school tips help you have the best new homeschool year ever!