’tis the season for GRATITUDE

For the Charlotte Mason homeschooler, Simply Charlotte Mason is a must!

Founded by two seasoned homeschool families, Simply Charlotte Mason has been found to be a priceless on-line tool! They not only offer living books and a free Book of Centuries, but also the CM Organizer – a detailed planner designed specifically for CMers. A suggested curriculum guide is also available for your use. Use the guide as is, or as a starting point and tweak to best fit your family!

And, aahhh, the books! The core and passion of all CMers! Simply Charlotte Mason makes it easy-peasy for all homeschoolers to find great living books! And what homeschooler isn’t crazy about books, right??

After pooling their experience and knowledge, SCM has become a resource that will help to guide beginners, give the wanted flexibility and save all CMers a lot of time!


After being inspired by other leaders in the world of homeschooling, Barbara Lee, a Special Needs teacher for 23 years, invented Crayon Rocks.

Offered in vibrant colors, Crayon Rocks are an all natural SOY WAX crayon made from USA GROWN soybeans and colored with natural mineral powders.


With their unique shape, Crayon Rocks strengthen the tripod grip in preparation for handwriting, allowing little fingers to color in bold, wide strokes.

Take a look at Parker and his Crayon Rocks in ACTION –



Crayon Rocks are used by OTs to help develop fine motor skills, and are recommended for KIDS OF ALL AGES AND SKILL LEVELS!

What’s your fave color of Crayon Rocks??

A HUGE thanks again to these mighty fine companies, as well as our other sponsors of the 2010 Homeschool Blog Awards. Take the time to give thanks and visit all the incredible companies listed below who continue to help make the homeschooling world a better place!

Happy Homeschooling!


Five J’s Blog Design   Bezalel Books
Institute for Excellence in Writing   Rosetta Stone Ltd.
Candlewick Press   Circle C Adventures & Circle C Beginnings
Discount Home School Supplies   Math Mammoth
Math-U-See   Mela Kamin / 4:10 Ministries
Red River Paper   Eclectic Whatnot
Sourcebooks, Inc.   Pepper Ghost Productions
the pleated poppy   ZYNKS for Drinks
NaturExplorers   HEXBUG Nano Micro Robotic Creatures
Castle Heights Press   No Starch Press
Institute of HeartMath   Illusionism.TV
CurrClick   Sticviews
The Old Schoolhouse   Pixosphere
Arithmetic Village   Owlhaven
Mary Kay by Traci Joy   Crayon Rocks
(In)Courage by DaySpring   Shutterfly
Heart of the Matter   Independent Avon Rep.
SpiritVenture Ministries   The Rusted Chain
Visual Latin   Mardel
BrightWormBooks   Crowe’s Nest Media
Mabels Labels   Hilltop House
Pentel of America   Brain Rules for Babies
Pajama School   Simply Charlotte Mason
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  1. says

    We love crayon rocks. I discovered them when one of my sons was in EI and his therapist brought them one day. (Great for developing a tripod grip.) All the colors are beautiful, though the black is so dark we keep it in its own bag.

  2. says

    Thank you so much to Tammy who introduced these to us at the Post – and who happened to be my Swap Partner this month and sent me some! 😉 As soon as the baby is past the “everything is a cookie” stage, we’ll let him play with them!


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