Happy New Year from all of us here at Curriculum Choice. The Curriculum Choice authors are back with a wealth of inspiration for your homeschools this winter. We present The Winter Homeschool! How to Make the Most of The Winter Homeschool By now, most of us will be in the throes of winter weather. The days are shorter, the temperatures dipping below what can be
Here in England, spring has definitely arrived. The earth is awakening from her winter slumber and the air is filled with the sweet fragrance of spring, birdsong and insects busily going about their work from flower to flower. Spring, summer and autumn are the perfect months to study butterflies. These beautiful, delicate creatures delight even the youngest naturalist and with so many beautiful species to
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
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
I love those illusion pictures don’t you? I find them fascinating. My girls enjoy them too. It’s fun to see something else hidden in a picture that is not at first apparent. I had a book sent to me by Francis Lincoln children’s Books to review. ‘Illuminature’ is such a fun book. I think that this book would make a fabulous Christmas gift for a child.
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.
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
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