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.
Summer Beach Scavenger Hunt (free PDF)
When you’re at the beach, you hear the sound of waves lapping against the shore, and you smell the salt water sprayed all around you. Why not capture some of those things in photographs? Here is a fun Summer Beach Scavenger Hunt for you to print out. (Read more...)
Ridiculous Weather Report
Gideon Unit Study
My kids have been filming videos to bring the entire Scripture to life for kids, and we are now doing a Gideon Unit Study. The videos are all uploaded into the huge Bible section of the Treasure Vault. We have been studying each of the judges of Israel, and the kids had so much fun re-enacting the story of Gideon.
First we have Gideon approached by the angel of the Lord, who tells him that he is a valiant warrior. Gideon is bewildered by this greeting, and he is told that he will deliver Israel from the Midianites. He asks, “Why me? I’m the least of my family.” But the Lord promises to be with him. (Read more here.)
Time Travel: Writing Historical Fiction (Read more...)
Online Creative Writing Course for Children
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...)