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This has been the weirdest year ever. If you are suddenly homeschooling in the wake of the pandemic, please know you aren't alone. 

I vividly remember what it felt like- 7 years ago- to find myself suddenly, unexpectedly homeschooling. I can only imagine how much harder it is, right now. 

Don't worry, though. I've got you covered!

The Lazy Homeschooler's Guide to Unit Studies | Caitlin Fitzpatrick Curley, MA/CAGS, My Little Poppieshe Lazy Homeschooler's Guide to Unit Studies | My Little Poppies

The Lazy Homeschooler's Guide to Unit Studies


Do you want to raise curious, joyful, lifelong learners?

Unit studies can help!

Learn how to create super-simple, effective, and completely engaging unit studies that the whole family will love.

Each lesson includes actionable PDFs and printables to help you get off and running.

Embrace those rabbit holes and surrender to delight-driven learning while crossing off those nagging homeschool must-dos.

Get ready for more joy and less overwhelm today!

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Gameschooling_ How to Add Play To Your Homeschool Day _ Caitlin Fitzpatrick Curley, MA_CAGS, My Little Poppies

Gameschooling: Add more play to your homeschool day 

{Digital Course with printable resources}

We all know play is an essential part of child development, but how do you fit it in when you have a huge homeschool to-do list?

Homeschooling can be almost all fun and games.

Gameschooling is the intersection of play and homeschooling and it can change your entire homeschool atmosphere for the better!

Play can boost connection, fuel learning, and revolutionize your homeschool routine.

Join now:

How to Rock THE MOST IMPORTANT PART of Your Homeschool Day | Caitlin Fitzpatrick Curley, MA/CAGS, My Little Poppies

How to Rock THe Most Important Part of Your homeschool Day


Reading aloud is the single most important thing you can do for your child's future academic success. (And we have decades of research to prove it!)

Reading aloud also offers a host of non-academic benefits. Plus, reading aloud makes lifelong family memories!

Learn how to start your homeschool day with the most important thing.

Find a read-aloud routine that works for your unique family and fuel learning throughout the day.  

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Resources for unexpected homeschoolers:

If you're looking for resources to get you through the next several weeks, I've got you covered. My husband is on the front lines and that leaves me with just a teensy bit of nervous energy, and so I've been channeling it to write posts based on the questions I'm receiving in my inbox. 

Looking for simple ways to make summer 2020 memorable for your family for reasons other than the current pandemic?I've got you covered!

Routines and simple structure can make kids feel safe. We'll be taking a "structured summer break" again this summer. If you are interested in learning more, check this out:

If you're new to homeschooling and you're looking for a realistic homeschool schedule, or if you are currently homeschooling but need to lighten the load due to the current situation, I have a schedule and resources for you here:

Looking for super simple and affordable at-home learning activities? Check this out:

Anxious kiddos? Please know you aren't alone! Here are some resources:

How to Make Space for Mental Health in Your Homeschool | My Little Poppies
Stuck at Home? These Booklists Will Make You Smile! | My Little Poppies

Knowledge is power. If your kiddos want to learn more about COVID-19 and the science of viruses and transmission, check this out:

COVID-19-related resources:

How to Play Games with Video Chat | My Little Poppies

Virtual Gameschooling: How to Play Games with Video Chat

We are living through history right now. We are all socially distancing

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Need a distraction? Here is a post loaded with gameschool challenges, including one I created for the next thirty days:

My Little Poppies 2020 Gameschool Challenge: Be sure to use the hashtag #GameschoolChallenge and tag @my_little_poppies! | My Little Poppies

Our *favorite* online resource for kids who LOVE learning...

CuriosityStream is my top-recommended resource for homeschool families.... and you don't have to take my word for it! CurioistyStream has 18 of its most popular episodes available online for free. No sign-up required!

In addition to these eighteen free shows, CuriosityStream offers a 7-day free trial.

That means you can watch eighteen incredible documentaries and then sign up for more free content!

How to Sneak in Learning and Have Fun with CuriosityStream | My Little Poppies