Springtime Science: Butterflies

Spring is for Science

Spring's the right time for science!  After the dark, cold days of winter, spring arrives with warmer temperatures, longer days, and touches of green. It's time to plant seeds and watch them sprout.  It's time to watch caterpillars eat and grow and change into butterflies. This year we purchased a Butterfly Kit from Insect Lore. [...]

Homeschool Resources for All Ages

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Want to know something I look forward to this time of year? All the homeschool resources for all ages on sale! I'm sharing three with you today. First, I especially enjoy picking out the Harmony Fine Arts Plans we will enjoy next school year. Harmony Fine Arts for Music and Art Appreciation fit nicely with [...]

Mathterpieces

This post contains affiliate links because I believe in this curriculum. See full disclosure policy for more details. Math-terpieces is a neat tool for developing math skills with your student while also introducing famous art masterpieces. Greg Tang has developed a series of books to help make math enjoyable for kids. This particular book focuses on [...]

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Christmas cookies, the pieces to a nativity scene and paper snowflakes abound at our house – all because of Dover Publications! In addition to these, we have some wonderful instructional resources that will take you and your homeschool into January and beyond. ~Don’t miss the giveaway at the end!! We received these Dover Publications resources [...]

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October is here and autumn is beginning to pick up momentum. Everywhere we look deciduous trees are giving us the most fabulous display. It is the perfect time to take a deeper look at deciduous trees in your nature study time. For this month I have chosen to work with my girls using a Shining [...]

Homeschool Curriculum Reviews for Electives

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Electives can cover such a wide range of topics in homeschool. And electives are often where our students find the most joy – plus develop unique talents and interests. We offer you an abundance of homeschool curriculum reviews for electives below! ~don't miss the giveaway at the end! Below are some of the many electives [...]

Drawing with Children Review

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If there is one drawing book that I see consistently on homeschool curriculum sites, it's Drawing with Children by Mona Brookes.  I am not anything of an artist myself, so I thought this would be a good one for me to check out.  When it came in the mail, I pretty much sat down and [...]

Book Review: A Child’s Introduction to Art

Within the nearly 100 full-color pages of A Child's Introduction to Art you'll find a trip to an art museum, a fine art appreciation class, a review of art history, and a lesson in art techniques all rolled into one! Disclosure: In January I raved about The Story of the Orchestra, so when Black Dog [...]