Raddish Kitchen Science Box

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How delighted I was when I opened our Kitchen Science Box from Raddish. I love to cook and my son does too. I've always considered cooking with my kids part of their homeschooling. I like teaching them measuring and how to cook as a natural part of our homeschool experience. But what's a mom to [...]

A Healthier You by A Beka Books

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It seems to be that time of year again, when we begin to think about the coming year, and our children's needs for curriculum.  One of the areas that I sometimes have missed in our homeschool has been in health education.  We have always added PE into the mix, but did not start working with [...]

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My son is five years old this school year and I decided at the beginning of the year to include science into our curriculum plans.  We had done lots of Charlotte Mason style nature studies in his preschool years, but I wanted to be a little more formal this year.  At the same time, I [...]

The Kids’ Book of Weather Forecasting Review

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Do you have any budding meteorologists in your home?  Have you been taking extra notice of the weather lately due to unusual storms or frigid temperatures?  Are you trying to find ideas for nature study when it's too cold to be outside, or maybe looking for a fun science unit study?  Well, this book might [...]

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There are plastic sea creatures in my bathtub – an octopus, several sharks. There are also family passes to the Georgia Aquarium in my wallet. And, thanks to Apologia, we have wonderful textbooks, a multimedia CD and elementary level journals at the ready in our homeschool. I've shared before how we are doing a family [...]

Habitats Study by Evan-Moor

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Are you looking for something new to change things up for the New Year?  One year, at this time, my family took a break from our regular routine and worked in a book from Evan-Moor's Science Works for Kids series.  We chose their book, "Habitats".  This book taught my younger one simple science concepts, while [...]

Peterson Field Guides for Young Naturalists

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This post contains affiliate links to books we love and use in our family. What would the world be without birds? Birds are a favorite subject for young children as they spy birds in their yards and at near-by parks. Nurturing a love of birds is easy when you have one or two of Peterson [...]

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Please note that this review includes affiliate links because we really love this product and highly recommend it to you. During high school, one of my sons showed interest in learning more about architecture. This interest-driven subject included all kinds of learning, including building with K'NEX Education - Intro to Structures: Bridges. We were more [...]