NaturExplorers – Delightful Deciduous Trees Unit Study thumbnail

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 [...]

Simple Schooling :: Autumn Days Review

Simple Schooling :: Autumn Days Review thumbnail

Well, autumn is upon us! Trees have been changing color since late August here in my bit of England. I do LOVE this season, as do many others I know. I always get excited on the school front too as I am able to indulge in my love for the season with many beautiful autumnal [...]

In The Hands Of A Child :: The Industrial Revolution Review thumbnail

I often supplement our learning with a lapbook. Lapbooks are a great tool to cover topical studies or perhaps something relevant to the seasonal year.  Our latest purchase is a project pack from 'In The Hands Of A Child' called 'Industrial Revolution'. We have used many of their lapbooks and notebooking packs over the years, [...]

Catholic Pilgrimage Geography: Florida by Catholic Pilgrimage Press thumbnail

Put a Catholic perspective into your next state geography study with Catholic Pilgrimage Press!  I was thrilled when I got the opportunity to review this mini unit study on Florida. It was the perfect way to begin our study of the 50 states: with a bit of Catholic culture and inspiration. Whenever possible I try [...]

Basic Physical Science Note Pack for Middle and High School thumbnail

In the Hands of a Child has done it again. Basic Physical Science Note Pack, a complete notebooking unit for older students (grades 7-12), includes everything your student needs to complete a physical science notebook. The 16-page Research Guide provides a basic but solid foundation in physical science subjects. General topics consist of: Matter, Non-Matter, [...]

Hearts & Trees Prairie Kit

Hearts & Trees Prairie Kit thumbnail

I have an eleven-year-old who loves to sew.  She also has read all of the Little House on the Prairie books.  This time period in American history interests her greatly. I believe she probably would have been happy living the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder. Our family just returned from a trip to see parts [...]

Sonlight Core E/4 {2012 Edition}

Two years ago we made a big curriculum change for our family. Last year we enjoyed using Winter Promise which is known, by many, as a boxed curriculum. I use the term loosely, so please don’t flog me with how it may not quite fit that term. Besides, that’s not really the point of what I’m [...]

Got an equine enthusiast in your family? (We do!) If so, why not encourage that interest and make it educational to boot? Simple Schooling’s The Science of Horses fits the bill. Written by J. Anne Huss, who earned an undergraduate degree in equine science, this ebook, an interactive unit study, comprises 15 units, a Final Projects [...]