Welcome to Mama's Homestead Homeschooling!

Thank you for stopping by. I hope you can learn from me. If you have any questions about homeschooling, please send me a message using the "Contact Me" Page at the top of my website. I have been homeschooling my children since 2001. I don't know it all yet, but I will try to answer any questions you have. I would love to hear from you. Talk to you soon!

Nature Pigment Fabric Prints

We made Nature Pigment Fabric Prints during our study of flower pigments and chlorophyll, but I think it is a fun project for anytime. My kids … [Read more...]

Nature Bracelets

Making Duct Tape Nature Bracelets can be a fun activity for nearly any age child. It’s fun to see all the different combinations and patterns of … [Read more...]

Clothespin Tag-3 Ways to Play

Clothespin Tag: This is a fun game for all ages and it’s perfect for a hot summer day after you get your clothes on/off the line. It can be played … [Read more...]

How to Grow Potatoes in a Trash Can

When I was younger, I heard stories of my husband's great-grandpa growing potatoes in a metal trash can. I had never heard of this. I asked lots of … [Read more...]

Vermicomposting (Worm Composting) Basics

Want a fun project for your kids? Try worm composting! Vermicomposting is my favorite method of composting, because it is fun for my kids to do. … [Read more...]

Capturing Nature-Nature Photography Class

A Nature Photography Class and Photo Scavenger Hunt for Tweens to Adults Mama's Homestead offers Classes to people who live in the Northeastern … [Read more...]

Noticing Nature-Creating a Nature Journal

Creating a Nature Journal/Nature Scavenger Hunt Mama's Homestead offers Classes to people who live in the Northeastern Columbus, Ohio area.  … [Read more...]

Five Senses in Nature-Nature Scavenger Hunt

Exploring the Five Senses with a Nature Scavenger Hunt Mama's Homestead offers Classes to people who live in the Northeastern Columbus, Ohio … [Read more...]

Blender Salsa

Easy, Fresh Blender Salsa Recipe for Kids. I wanted a way for my kids to make salsa on their own, so I came up with this easy salsa recipe they can … [Read more...]

“Gingerbread Girl” Sugar Cookie Cut -Out Photo Gallery

Some of the girls were very creative in their decorating, but some of them made what looks more like 'abstract art.' Here is the "Gingerbread Girl" … [Read more...]