Teaching Shakespeare can be intimidating! The good news is, this mom’s guide to the best Shakespeare resources for your homeschool has everything you need to get started. And, studying Shakespeare with your children can be fun!
The Best Shakespeare Resources For Your Homeschool: A Mom’s Guide
With homeschool resources, teaching guides, encouragement and even art lessons, you can have a great time with Shakespeare.
Shakespeare Homeschool Reviews
Here are some reviews by fellow homeschool moms. These are resources families have used and highly recommend.
Introduce Your Children to Shakespeare – Do you hesitate to introduce Shakespeare’s plays because you think your children aren’t old enough? Do you think it would be too confusing, or that they might form an early dislike of the world’s most famous plays? Let me encourage you to give it a try!
How To Teach Your Children Shakespeare – We all appreciate any help we can get in teaching anything to do with Shakespeare. How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare by Ken Ludwig is a guide to teaching your children to memorize some of the best passages from Shakespeare.
Shakespeare’s Storybook: Folk Tales That Inspired the Bard – I fully believe that introducing Shakespeare is a case where the earlier, the better applies. Luckily for us there are tons of ways, and many resources to help us do that!
No Fear Shakespeare Series by Spark Notes – I found a great tool in getting past my feelings of inadequacy when it came to offering Shakespeare’s plays in our homeschool.
Tools for Teaching Shakespeare in Your Homeschool
Shakespeare and Children with Learning Differences by Shawna of Different by Design Learning- Shakespeare was suddenly a genuine part of my learning – all without ever having read a word.
Exploring Shakespeare with Children: How to Play with the Bard in Your Homeschool by Amy of Humility and Doxology – because exploring Shakespeare with your children can be easy and fun!
6 Shakespeare Monologues Everyone Should Know with Amy of Humility and Doxology – Whether you’re looking for the best Shakespeare monologues for kids or teens, start here. These monologues are field-tested in our own homeschool living room with 5 kids from littles to teens!
Using Living Books and Literature Guides in Your Homeschool – Using Living Books & Literature Guides in your homeschool is a wonderful and rich way to help your kids learn about all kinds of topics. They are also a wonderful way to engage multiple children at one time, using various levels of literature guides for the same book.
Shakespeare Art Lesson for Hands on Homeschool Learning
Nana of You ARE an ARTiST has a fun art and history lesson on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre
In addition you might like to find out more about The Beauty of Combining Poetry and Art in Your Homeschool!
Additional Resources For Your Shakespeare Study
The Poetry Homeschool – Celebrating National Poetry Month (so many great resources!)
Using Poetry for Young People in Your Homeschool – includes Shakespeare
Engaging Homeschool Literature Activities Your Kids Will Love – Literature can come to life by infusing your homeschool studies with imagination, hands-on activities, and student-led learning.
A Homeschool Mom’s Spring Guide to Awesome April Activities – more fun for your April homeschool.
We celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday in April! Enjoy the Ultimate List of Holiday Activities for High School.