The Who Was Biographies are a series of books that I wish I had known about with my older two children! They are a series of books (with new titles still being added) that include biographies of people as well as a closer look at places, and events both in history and currently. This series of inspiring, illustrated biographies is perfect for elementary to young
Banish the science text this year and use Tabletop Scientist in your homeschool for a hands on approach to science with experiments and projects. Tabletop Scientist is a 4 book series from Dover Publications which comprises the basics of experiments for an elementary physical science unit. This series is a perfect collection of easy experiments used to demonstrate the main concepts for units on sound, light, water,
One of the benefits of substitute teaching is the opportunity to try out new games and technology. Often, I discover new activities that work well in a co-op or a more intimate homeschool setting as well. This is just what happened in the days prior to the holiday break when I was assigned to a sixth grade classroom. Like all schools, the days leading up
Nature studies. Outside time. Looking. Investigating. These are the things we love! I ran across something called Exploring Nature with Children and was really curious about it – it looked like something we would really enjoy – and I was right! ~Don’t miss the discount code at the end! This Charlotte Mason type study consists of a 240 page pdf file by Lynn Seddon of Raising
This year we are using Apologia’s “Exploring Creation with Biology” for our high school science. The student is required to keep a notebook where they answer the ‘On Your Own’ questions and keep their module summaries. They are also required to keep a separate lab notebook to record their observations and conclusions to the experiments. As this is a fairly intense course and there is
Do you remember receiving a care package at summer camp or when you went away to college? Subscription boxes bring back this nostalgic feeling but instead of home baked cookies or bug spray, the box might be filled with high-end cosmetics, the ingredients to make a gourmet meal, or a new favorite book. Then there is the experience of unwrapping the box and revealing the
Science is actually why I finally decided to homeschool. How could I tell my son (then in 6th Grade) to trust and respect his teachers and yet tell him that what they were teaching him was incorrect and not to believe / follow it (specifically when they would teach about evolution). That was the final straw for me. It was time to bring him home!
Over the last few years we have explored elementary science with Apologia studies. This year my elementary-aged children are excited about Exploring Creation with Anatomy and Physiology. ~Don’t miss the *giveaway AND the special discount code* at the end!! We received these Apologia homeschool anatomy and physiology resources in exchange for an honest review. Any affiliate links included are for resources we absolutely love. All