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how to use notebooking in your homeschool

Making a Pocket From an Envelope

Using pockets in your notebooks is a perfect way to store larger items or items that you don’t want to punch holes in. We use a lot of page protectors, but sometimes we make a pocket from a manila envelope. Step One: Get Supplies You need a manila envelope, a ruler, a pencil, scissors or […]

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Why Do You Notebook? Setting Goals

Notebooking is a tool in your supply of teaching methods, so it should be helping you to teach and helping your children to learn. Consider why you notebook. What are your goals for using this method in your homeschool? Here are my goals for my daughter’s notebooking: learning organization skills writing narrations practicing expository writing verbalizing […]

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Making and Protecting Holes

If you use three-ring binders for your notebooking, you need a way to hole punch your papers. I love my three hole punch tool.  With one push of the bar, our pages are perfectly punched every time. After our recent return back to America, we had no school or office supplies other than some pens […]

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