Nature Study is one of our favourite parts of our homeschool week and I am always on the look-out for great resources to use. Last year I came across this book featured on a blog that I read. As it was by an author that I respect greatly as a naturalist, I thought I would purchase it and add it to our nature book library. Clare
Looking for Creative Crafts to Do With Your Preschooler? Then The Big Book of Bible Stories to Make may just be one you want to add to your homeschools bookshelf. I love that this book has a hardcover which makes it durable – perfect for little hands. Years ago, before I started homeschooling, I taught in the same preschool that my youngest daughter attended. As
This post contains affiliate links for a resource we love. Please see our disclosure policy. What do you do when you have a difficult homeschooling question on your mind? Sometimes there is a homeschool family nearby, to reach out to. Or on other occasions, a friend at Co-op might have the answer. Or maybe a favorite blogger could serve as a resource and help you
As homeschoolers it’s sometimes difficult to meet the needs of different aged children. True, we don’t have to manage a classroom full of 30 children. But most classroom teachers aren’t juggling multiple grade levels and a toddler and baby. Even with our best efforts, it can sometimes feel like no one is getting what they need. Easy Changes that Bring Peace At our house we
Are you looking for a creative way to teach character education to your kids? Have you ever seen it done through a coloring book approach? Last month I found just that, a delightful character education series of coloring books called Donnie Learns. This unique series of seven books is made up of inspiring stories that are paired with coloring activities. The activities teach important character
It’s the perfect time of year to take on a winter themed nature study in our homeschools. I’ve chosen a NaturExplorers product from Our Journey Westward to look at how animals cope with the difficult winter season. We often watch the birds visiting our feeder during winter and wonder how they survive such bitterly cold conditions so this seemed like the perfect unit study for us
As homeschoolers our days are steeped in books. We connect with the characters we read about. And their stories become a part of our story. Carrot Top Paper Shop has created a wonderful line of gifts celebrating literary heroines from Jane Austen to Lucy Pevensie. The hand-drawn prints are whimsical and evocative. Each girl meets your gaze with an open, friendly expression. Role Models for
Stories From The Bible holds a treasury of 17 of the Bible’s stories. This book is beautifully written and is a wonderful introduction to God’s Word for small children. “Every story has a beginning. The story of creation begins with God. He was there before anything else. God can do anything, and has the most amazing imagination ever.” – Text from Stories From The Bible.