I'm Susan Evans. I enjoy speaking at homeschool conferences, teaching creative writing classes, and homeschooling my kids using unit studies.
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On this website you will see hundreds of fun articles, videos, and blog entries. Everything that I do points to hands-on learning. I write a ton about homeschooling in all areas: science, history, geography, literature, writing, math, Bible, PE, and other miscellaneous subjects. I've created a huge Unit Study Treasure Vault, a membership site with about 1,000 fully loaded pages to actively engage your children in all subjects of homeschooling.
8 Ways to Relax with Your Kids
Sit and watch your kids play in a creek. The sound of the shallow water tricking is relaxing, and you are not required to do anything. Either they can wear their swim trunks, or they can roll up their pants and walk through the water. Bring towels. (Read more...)
Renaissance Unit Study
A Midsummer Night's Dream Poem
My 11-year-old son Stephen Evans wrote a poem to summarize A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Shakespeare. It starts like this: "I will tell you a hilarious comedy, / The best I ever said. / Four lovers ran into the woods / And everyone ended up wed. (Read more...)
How to Make a Pop Bottle Bird Feeder
Deluxe Kid Wash
My children have always liked running through the sprinklers on a hot summer day, so when I saw the plans for this Deluxe Kid Wash in a Family Fun magazine, I decided to make it. PVC pipe is assembled together, with holes drilled into it for spraying water. I used an old shower curtain... (Read more...)