An overview of Train up a Child Publishing – a literature based Charlotte Mason approach to homeschooling using the Bible and great children’s literature to teach Bible, History/Reading, Science, Language Arts, and Fine Arts together. A review from The Curriculum Choice
Train up a Child Publishing is a literature based Charlotte Mason approach to homeschooling. The Daily Lesson Plans are already-planned-in-advance and are written for specific grade levels. They include weekly goals and objectives for each subject and include daily lessons integrating the studies of history, science (K-8), language arts, fine arts, and projects. A review from The Curriculum Choice.
The clock is ticking, with just one month remaining in the year 2020. Many are ready for the year to end, but with each new sunrise, God reminds us, “This is the day the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it” (Psalm 118:24 NLT). December brings about its own challenges under normal circumstances, but with a global pandemic, the days in
Once Thanksgiving has come and gone, we enter the rush toward Christmas. With family, church, and homeschooling obligations it can seem like we are always a little bit behind during the month of December. Why not consciously plan ahead and choose to create a little margin? Homeschooling offers us that kind of flexibility. In our homeschool, we will be setting aside the bulk of our
The weeks before Christmas are a wonderful time of anticipation. The Advent series by Arnold Ytreeide help us built special family devotion time each evening – from shortly after Thanksgiving until Christmas morning! Today I am sharing about the latest in the series of storybooks for Advent: Ishtar’s Odyssey “Ishtar, it seems you have discovered a star that even yesterday did not exist!” We received
Enjoy these August homeschool celebrations with your loved ones and make memories this month! August Homeschool Celebrations National Toasted Marshmallow Day – Have a fluffy, sticky, marshmallow-kind of day to celebrate this fun holiday. Have a marshmallow toss outside or inside. Pair up with a family member and supply each pair with a large marshmallow. Toss the marshmallow back and forth, like the old-fashioned egg
Morning Time goes by many names: circle time, morning basket, even symposium. In our home this time is anchored by our history study. We read aloud from our spine book, look at maps, and have rollicking discussions. From this firm foundation, we move into individual skill work in language arts and math. But our time learning together anchors and defines our homeschool. My oldest was
July 2 marks the half-way point of the calendar year. And what a year 2020 has been thus far! How are your family adventures adding up for the first six months of 2020? We’re living in unprecedented days, but that doesn’t mean the family fun and festivities need to end. Brainstorm and think creatively to plan activities for the next days and weeks and months