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 over 2,000 fully loaded pages to actively engage your children in all subjects of homeschooling.
I'm also the author of these two books:
If you are interested in booking me for a speaking engagement, take a look at my Speaking page.
Spokane, WA Homeschool Conference on March 29th, 2014
Refreshing Homeschool Conference in Spokane on March 29th, 2014! Encouragement for the Journey: Keynote speakers Hal and Melanie Young flown in from the East coast!
They are real, they will make you laugh, they will make you cry, but mostly they will inspire you as you homeschool your children. Great pull-out sessions, too!
The Earth: Hands-on Activities
We are doing a unit study about Earth and Space, and you can join us every Monday for a new blog post and video demonstration for our hands-on activities for Earth and Space!
The first instalment includes a hilarious activity involving the rotation and revolution of children in space! (Read more...)
Saint Patrick's Day Unit Study
Here is a Saint Patrick's Day Unit Study that you can do with your children on Saint Patrick's Day. Pour yourself some Frosted Lucky Charms cereal to get into a festive mood. The sugar high will help you pay attention to the following videos and will help you do all the fun hands-on activities you have planned for the day. Watch this video of Saint Patrick's life, so that your children can understand who he was. You can also grab some fun picture books about Saint Patrick and Ireland in general. Then you can have your kids do a skit to re-enact the story of Saint Patrick. (Read more here.)
Edible Sedimentary Rocks (Read more...)
31 Days of Bible Crafts
Here is an index for my popular blog series: 31 Days of Bible Crafts. I wrote these posts so that parents could teach their children the Word of God with joy. While describing how to do many of these crafts, I draw spiritual significance from the project itself. I’ve chosen many symbols to represent spiritual truths. (Read more...)