My homeschool space! (and some cool stuff to make your kids BRAINIACS!)

As promised on my Nix The Norm YouTube channel (, here are the links to the great things I have in my homeschool space that keep me inspired and loving learning. Check them out! They make great gifts, too!

For learning about electricity and circuits:

Snap Circuits Light

Snap Circuits Green

Very cool science experiments:

Totally Irresponsible Science

It’s hard to imagine someone making math THIS exciting, but this author did it:

Perfectly Perilous Math

Gotta have an Echo Dot (or two… or three…)

Echo Dot 3rd Gen – Sandstone

Echo Dot 3rd Gen – Heather Gray

Echo Dot 3rd Gen – Charcoal

This makes me LOVE history:

A History Of US

History Year by Year

Yes, you CAN take apart a human! A human TOY, that is:

Squishy Human Body

Can’t live without them:

3 Hole Punch

Ticonderoga Pencils

Pink Tape Dispensers

A ruler

Pink Stapler

Pencil Sharpener

Index cards

I could stare at this for hours:

Light-up globe

Another great science book that is highly addictive:

Stomp Rockets, Catapults and Kaleidoscopes

The photos in this chemistry book will blow you away:

The Elements by Theodore Gray

Oh, yeah, girls RULE:

Brave, Not Perfect

Rad Women Worldwide

Fight Like A Girl… and Win

Women in Science

I love, love, love these books:

Deep Space

Solar System by Marcus Chown

A Brief History Of Time By Stephen Hawking

The Illustrated Man

Math Doesn’t Suck

Growing Money

Pride and Prejudice

The World Without Us

Amo, Amas, Amat and More

The Catcher In The Rye

Farenheit 451

Watership Down

730 Easy Science Experiments

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

Make sure you have these essential resources:

The American Heritage Dictionary

Oxford American Writers Thesaurus

The Chicago Manual Of Style

I love maps! Check these ones out:

USA Classic Elite Wall Map (laminated)

World Classic Elite Wall Map (laminated)

This is amazing for teaching coding:

Sphero SPRK

For the younger homeschoolers:

The American Heritage Student Dictionary

The American Heritage Student Thesaurus

Multiplication Flashcards

Addition Flashcards

Subtraction Flashcards

Just for fun:


For Hawaiʻi addicts, like me:

Maui Revealed

Oʻahu Revealed

Hawaiʻi Revealed

So You Want To Live in Hawaiʻi

Captive Paradise

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