by Christina Yeager
Hands-on learning doesn’t have an age limit! Yes, grade school was where we all learned that putting our hands literally into the project was so much fun! It doesn’t have to stop there. There are no rules saying that teens can’t enjoy the same avenue of learning as when they kids! Here are some exciting hands-on creative experiments and projects for teens to enhance a variety of homeschooling curriculum.
Who says building and designing things doesn’t teach? No one! Because it does. In spades. Teens can still enjoy learning via getting their hands dirty (or not) and doing instead of reading.
Susan’s Homeschool Blog
Susan’s Homeschool Blog provides a huge list of activities for teens from Lego projects to squid dissection (eww!). There are sections on Ancient Rome, Greece and Egypt as well as Chemistry, History, Math and more!
BJ’s Homeschool gives information on Nature Study Activities for Teens and How to Make them into a High School Elective. Learn how to turn a hobby of Photography into lesson integration and even enter contests!
The Hmmm...Schooling Mom
Card games! Who doesn’t love a good card game? When the game is paired with learning, it can be a great tool for teens. The Hmmm...Schooling Mom provides several card game ideas to encourage those creative juices.
Teen Entertainment Guide
Learn how to make a Vision Board from Teen Entertainment Guide! We all need a little pick-me-up to motivate us from time to time - what better way than to create a massive visual that reminds you of where you want to be, what you want to do and when. Personalize and customize your wall with dreams, aspirations and goals to continuously inspire ambition.