Australia loves us! Homeschooling in Australia.

My biggest surprise so far from families using our Orange Level program are the families in Australia. Several of our Five Senses families are homeschooling in Australia. They are thrilled to have an option that works for them.  Because you can choose to start the Orange Level Year-Long Curriculum at any time of the year, the seasonal differences between the...

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Grand Opening Sale!

Eighteen years ago, I got married on Memorial Day weekend. So this weekend has always been very special to me. In celebration of Memorial Day weekend, we are launching our Grand Opening Sale. Use the coupon code RAINBOW to get 20% off all our products until June 5.

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8 Easy Steps to Overcoming Dysgraphia

DYSGRAPHIA IS A LEARNING DISABILITY FOR WRITING. Children with dysgraphia often have a combination of fine motor delays, lack of hand and finger strength, issues with hand-eye coordination, and struggle to remember how to write letters. You can help your child overcome dysgraphia with our step-by-step guide.

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Magic Monday – Books! Wonderful Books!

Here at 5SLL, we've worked hard to choose the best literature for our program. For us, this means that the books have a wide variety of publishing dates, themes, and styles. It also means that they are popular, easy to find, and have won awards.

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Summer is coming

It has been a long school year. Some of the curricula I bought worked, some didn't. I know my kids have learned things this year, that what I am doing is working. But I don't feel it. I feel depressed and tired. My mind wants to settle on the things the kids can't do instead of what they can. I...

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Farm Unit Study Now Available

This unit study is the first of our offerings for the Red Level which is geared towards our youngest learners. You and your child will explore farms and animals with a focus on simple concepts using nursery rhymes, songs, and games.

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Magic Monday!

Look at this lovely artwork from one of our happy families!  Another great use of Do-A-Dot markers – this time with our Egg Unit.  Do-A-Dot Markers are a great way for children with delayed fine motor skills to create art. But they are a great way to create graphs too! Thanks so much for sharing! …

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