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Guest Hollow Curriculum is Award-Winning!

We won FIRST place in SIX categories in the Practical Homeschooling Reader Awards! It is with a great sense of gratitude and deep honor that GuestHollow.com announces that we have been selected for not one, not three, not five, but SIX awards by the readers of Practical Homeschooling Magazine! A few weeks ago we received[…]

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Geography is Yummy: Irish Blaa

Irish Blaa (white rolls) recipe

Is your student interested in cooking his/her way around the world? Guest Hollow’s High School Geography & Cultures Curriculum is chock-full of more delicious and ethnic recipes, great books, videos, art, music, activities, and more! One of the recipes I added to the FREE Guest Hollow’s Geography & Cultures Online Textbook is Irish Blaa. I couldn’t resist[…]

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Learning a Foreign Language in Your Homeschool

Homeschool Foreign Language Programs

Do you plan on having your children study a foreign language in your homeschool? I’m learning Japanese, and it’s made me look back over my years of homeschooling and our attempts at learning different languages. I think learning a different language is an important skill that is often given a back burner in homeschools but[…]

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Science Experiment: Extracting DNA from Strawberries

Extracting DNA science experiment

Extracting DNA from strawberries is a super-easy experiment with dramatic results. The supplies for the DNA experiment: 10 ml (2 tsp) dishwashing liquid (or shampoo without conditioner) – shampoo frees the DNA by disrupting the cell membranes. 90 ml (6 T) water 15 grams ( or 1/4 tsp) of salt (Salt allows the DNA to[…]