Curiosity Encouraged

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Curiosity Encouraged is a resource for parents and teachers who want to foster a love of learning in their homes and classrooms. I'm Kelly, a classroom teacher turned homeschooler. No matter how your children learn, you'll find resources and support to encourage their curiosity!

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Love to Learn Hop | February 2018

Love to Learn Hop | February 2018

Welcome to the Love to Learn Blog Hop! All month long, you’ll find ideas and inspiration that encourage the love of learning. Link up your posts. Create new ones. Share the love by pinning your favorites! Welcome to the Love to Learn Blog Hop A collection of educational activities to instill a lifelong love of […]

Why We Homeschool ~ Creating a Life We Love

Why We Homeschool ~ Creating a Life We Love

5th grade was the year I started hating school. While there were a few moments of joy (my high school art classes, AP English, summer break) college and time outside of school to delve into my interests gave me my love of learning. I became a teacher because I know what years of struggling in […]

Traveling to Greece with Children

Traveling to Greece with Children

We’ve just returned from Greece. Jetlag, the unwanted traveling companion, is messing with us, and while it is so good to be home, we are all missing pieces of our travels. Lavish hotel breakfast spreads with olives, cucumbers, and chocolate croissants (a combo that more than works). 20,000 + steps a day. Little corner shops. […]

Create a Writing Basket | Encourage Young Writers

Create a Writing Basket | Encourage Young Writers

I’ve always found the more organized I am, the easier it is to homeschool or teach. I don’t have hours to prep a project. I want to grab what we need and get started. Baskets, cups, mason jars, and bins of all sizes, I’m a big fan. We store all our games together. Glue has […]

Creating a Writing Practice with Our Children

Creating a Writing Practice with Our Children

Every semester I lead a series of writing workshops for adults and children, and every semester we begin by setting intentions for our writing practice. No matter how much we love to write, we have to check in with ourselves to make sure we’re actually writing. Life can get busy and it’s easy to forget […]

Love to Learn Hop | January

Love to Learn Hop | January

Welcome to the Love to Learn Blog Hop! All month long, you’ll find ideas and inspiration that encourage the love of learning. Link up your posts. Create new ones. Share the love by pinning your favorites! Welcome to the Love to Learn Blog Hop A collection of educational activities to instill a lifelong love of […]

Tending the Life We Have | What Fills Your Family Buckets?

Tending the Life We Have | What Fills Your Family Buckets?

  This post contains affiliate links. Clicking on one and making a purchase helps support this site. No extra change for you. A little extra change for me. Thank you.    My husband and I are reading How to Live a Good Life by Jonathan Fields. Fields’ idea is that the things we need to […]



Reading Strategies for When There is Struggle. Help your children understand what they are reading.Read with Children | Why reading to our children matters. Find book lists that encourage the love of reading.Online Reading Workshops- help kids and teens who are struggling understand what they readHow to Grow a Reader, Let them read. How to encourage our children to read.

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