VaHomeschoolers Voice Rewind- September 2008

This article originally appeared in the November/December 2008 issue of Voice Magazine. Don’t miss Parrish when she speaks at the 2016 VaHomeschoolers Conference & Resource Fair on April 1 & 2, 2016.


Playful Learning

Parrish Mort, Cartersville

Much can be learned in play that will afterwards be of [...]

VaHomeschoolers Voice Rewind- October 2011

Beginning this month, VaHomeschoolers will regularly feature a favorite article from one of our past Voice magazines. From homeschool advice to curriculum reviews, field trip reports to creative ideas, Voice has something for every age and homeschooling style. This month, an article from our Sept/Oct 2011 issue will inspire you to go outside with your [...]

Elemental Fun with the Sassafras Twins

A Sassafras Science Adventure Series Review by Krystal McDonald


My now 9 year old son and I discovered Paige Hudson’s and Johnny Congo’s “Sassafras Science Adventures” series last year at the VaHomeschoolers Conference. Hudson had a booth featuring her curriculum and Sassafras Science Adventure Books.

What a great find! My [...]

Science Apps for Homeschooling

Submitted by Stephanie Elms, Annandale

Whether you have a kid who is looking for physics fun or likes to build or is curious about how bodies and cells work, there is an app for that. Check out some of these fun science apps and see where they might lead you.

Monster Physics

Monster Physics™ is [...]

Whoo is lobbying on behalf of homeschoolers in Virginia’s General Assembly?

VaHomeschoolers’ Government Affairs team, that’s who! While they were “walking the halls,” speaking to legislators about this year’s homeschool sports access bills, VaHomeschoolers lobbyist Scott Price and Government Affairs Director Amy Wilson were lucky enough to meet this adorable little screech owl at the General Assembly Building. The little fella was there doing his [...]

Kids’ Tech University

Dr. Reinhard Laubenbacher (Dr. L)

“Both my daughter and my son have participated in Kids’ Tech, and our family had a great experience. It was a boost to my kids’ ability to see themselves as scholars and scientists, to be treated like college students. They loved the campus experience as well, and now the [...]

2013 Homeschooler Science Programs at the Marine Science Consortium

Cade Martin explores inter-tidal adventures at the MSC

My son has taken part in this wonderful, hands-on science experience for the last two years and we fully expect to go back. It’s the most fun we’ve ever had on a science field trip. ~ Robin Martin – Editor

These are Science Adventure Programs [...]

Kids’ Tech!


A Wonderful College Experience for Kids: Kids’ Tech University at Virginia Tech

Submitted by Amy Wilson

Hey, folks, it’s time to sign up for Kids’ Tech University (KTU) if you’re interested. This is an amazing opportunity offered by Virginia Tech to kids ages 9 to 12 years old. [...]

2012 NASA Calendar Art Contest

The folks at NASA Langley would like to invite you and your students to share your artistry, imagination, and talent with NASA and the Virginia Air and Space Center to commemorate the 95th Anniversary of NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) and its predecessor, Langley Aeronautical Laboratory.

Langley research established many of the [...]

Shenandoah River State Park Events

The Friends of Shenandoah River State Park ( are presenting two events which may be of interest to our members.

Amy Wilson will speak about bringing children to nature at the Friends August meeting. Amy is a homeschooling mom to two kids, ages 10 and 12. She and her family live in Prince William [...]