Author - Sophia Fox

Thinking of Homeschooling Your Children? Here’s What To Consider

At Little Monsters Universe, we create science lesson plans for homeschooling parents who have children in kindergarten through second grade. We believe in cultivating a passion for learning through homeschooling and have seen how great homeschooling can be for many families. Whether prompted by wanting your child to have customized...

How to Teach Your Homeschooler About the Total Solar Eclipse

Get ready to witness a celestial spectacle! The upcoming solar eclipse on April 8, 2024 promises an awe-inspiring experience for sky gazers across the United States. In this guide, we bring you everything you need to incorporate the eclipse into your homeschool science curriculum.  We will delve into the basics of...

LMU Named A Top STEM/STEAM Educational Website by Homeschool.com

Little Monsters Universe was recently named a top STEM/STEAM educational website by Homeschool.com for 2024! According to Homeschool.com "These awards are “grass-roots” and that means homeschoolers nominate and vote on all entries to the educational website awards." Homeschool.com has been around since 1998 and offers a variety of tools and resources for...

Empowering Homeschool Conversations with Little Monsters Universe

Little Monsters Universe founder, Tina, was a recent guest on the Empowering Homeschool Conversations podcast. The episode, titled "Science at Home: A Homeschool Parent's Guide to Integrating STEM into Everyday Life," delves into the world of science education for homeschoolers. The goal of the episode was to discuss making complicated,...

Top 10 Virtual Field Trips for Homeschoolers

Homeschooling offers a unique opportunity for students to learn beyond the confines of a traditional classroom. With the power of the internet, homeschoolers can embark on virtual field trips to explore museums, historical landmarks, natural wonders, and much more. These experiences make learning engaging and help students develop a deeper...

Exploring Nature’s Classroom: Outdoor Science Activities for Homeschooling

Homeschooling provides a unique opportunity to tailor education to the individual needs and interests of your child. If you've got a science-loving, nature-crazy student, we've got some cool ideas for you. At Little Monsters Universe, we are dedicated to creating nature-inspired science-based homeschooling. Dive into this article, where the homeschool experts...

Homeschooling and Socialization: Debunking the Myths

One of the most common concerns of homeschooling is the impact it may have on a child's socialization. Critics argue that homeschooling isolates children from their peers and inhibits their social development. This is untrue. In this article, the homeschool experts at Little Monsters Universe will challenge these misconceptions and...

Exploring Science: Four More Essential Skills to Help Children Think Like A Scientist

At Little Monsters Universe, we believe in creating lifelong learners through science-based homeschooling. In this article, we explore how to enhance your homeschool science lessons through investigation and analysis practices.  The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) advocate for inquiry-based approaches, emphasizing science and engineering practices that guide students in understanding and...

My Experience on the “Homeschool Our Way” Podcast

About a year ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Elan, a like-minded entrepreneur, as we both embarked on our journeys to support and empower homeschooling families. Our shared passion for education and creating valuable resources for parents and students brought us together. I was thrilled to be invited as...