It’s common to feel restless and unmotivated when it comes to homeschooling in the spring. We may be feeling bored with our current routine and eager to make some changes. Longer days with more sunlight may have us itching to ditch set plans and head outside! Let’s go over some helpful tips and tools for how to survive homeschooling this spring!
Quick note: For my friends in the southern hemisphere, I realize you’re experiencing fall this time of year, so feel free to bookmark this post when your spring rolls around.
How to Survive Homeschooing This spring
Let’s go over plenty of simple and joyful ideas to help you and your family thrive all season long!
5 Simple Homeschooling Tips for Each spring Month
Note: Clicking on each month below will take you to a detailed post with the following specific ideas included in more depth.
March Homeschooling – Some fun things to add to your homeschool this March include getting outisde, mixing things up a bit with your routine, celebrating the spring equinox, adding a little something new, and surprising your kids (don’t worry, we’re keeping this SUPER simple so no need to stress!)
April Homeschooling – April is a great time to try planting a little something, watching a musical together as a family, volunteering (in honor of National Volunteer Month), enjoying poetry tea time, and making a (super simple) bird feeder. Such fun, celebratory activities!
May Homeschooling – May is all things outdoors! Let’s focus on flowers, take a fun hike or walk, enjoy having a simple picnic, learn about pollinators, and incorporate some simple mindfulness techniques!
How to Survive Homeschooling this spring: Self-Care
10 Spring Self-Care Tips – 10 simple ways to take care of yourself during the spring season.
How to Use Water As a Powerful Tool for Self-Care – It seems too simple to be effective, but water is often an important key to solving many of our ailments. Fatigue, headaches, irritability, and poor sleep are usually helped tremendously by the simple power of water.
How to Attack Homeschooling Burnout – Ah, the dreaded homeschooing burnout we all fear. While it often hits us hard during winter, it can also surface during the spring. The good news is that there are specific actions we can take to help avoid burnout, or emerge from a dark period if we’ve found ourselves in a state of overwhelm and exhaustion.
How to survive homeschooling this spring: Picture Books
10 Lovely Picture Books to Welcome Spring – Here are suggestions for books that celebrate nature, creativity, and emerging possibilities. Great topics for spring!l
10 Inspiring Picture Books About Nature – Spring is an ideal time to dive into books that instill a love of nature and new possibilities. These titles will inspire you to read with your kiddos and head outside to explore!
I hope these ideas and simple tips will help you with how to survive homeschooing this spring! Feel free to reach out with any questions!