Today’s post is a round up of ideas for using Ordinary Notebook Paper in your Homeschool. Notebook paper is a great friend of mine because it’s economical and easy to use. The possibilities are endless, really. Ten Ways to Use Ordinary Notebook Paper is a series of 10 posts from 2012 on how to use notebook paper for a variety of subjects.
- The Whys & Supplies of Using Ordinary Notebook Paper– Why use plain notebook paper and what you need to have on hand to get the job done.
- Using Notebook Paper for Math– This one might be self explanatory, but if you aren’t into workbooks or you like to encourage math journaling this could be the post for you.
- Notebook Paper for Math Journals– What? Math journals are a thing? Read on and see how we have done it.
- Quest of the Day– This is a great activity for daily discovery and it doesn’t take anything special to get it going.
- The Dictionary Quest– When is the last time you had your kids use a print dictionary? This is a great endeavor if you haven’t done it before.
- Writing with Word Cards– This is one of my favorite writing activities of all time. It works for any age at any time.
- Teaching Grammar Using Dictation– Focusing on skills and practicing writing. Another go to activity for any age.
- Handwriting Paper– Notebook paper’s first cousin. I like to print my own using Start Write software. I can have my younger kids do dictation and copywork on this type of paper.
- Engineering Paper– Another close relative, engineering paper makes a mathematician out of anyone!
- Planners & Assignment Books– I’ve been a fan of the plain spiral notebook planner for many, many years. The best move I ever made and when I’m tempted to return to expensive or special printed pages, I find that simplicity always wins.
I prefer using notebook paper to finding the perfect printable or making my own. I’m never disappointed with the results because we spent our time doing rather than planning. Enjoy a new look at notebook paper!