A simple way to make the homeschooling day more fun, especially with young children, is to try homeschooling stations. This simple idea breaks up the monotony of a homeschooling routine, and creates the necessary movement important for schooling preschool or elementary-aged kids.
Personally and practically, we do stations about once a week at our house. Here’s a video of my first time trying it, and then another one showing some more examples of stations, about six months later:
*Laura is a former middle school teacher, but is currently educating her three kids at home. She blogs at aLifeOverseas.com, and she’s written about some of her favorite homeschooling routines and books over there.