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
They are so many amazing Homeschool resources available to us these days. Sharing resources is a great way to engage with other homeschoolers and collaborate on what has worked well in their homeschool and yours. Today we are sharing Our Favorite Homeschool Books with you to peruse and enjoy. Let us know in the comments if you have a favorite that is on our list or
Homeschoolers love stacks of books. Library books. New school books. Books for simply reading for pleasure. But sometimes purchasing and collecting the books for that curriculum list can be a bit overwhelming. I have a frugal answer for you. A homeschool library start up from Dover Publications. ~Don’t miss the discount code plus the giveaways for each age group at the end!! We received this
Reading good books together is a cornerstone practice of our homeschool. Reading together gives our children a deep well of reliable language patterns. This reservoir helps them become discerning, articulate readers and writers. Good books also spark their imagination and give them a rich sense of lived history. But really, one of the biggest benefits is that it’s enjoyable to share stories together. ~Don’t miss
History is one of those subjects that can be dry and boring (do you remember your history textbooks from elementary school?) or filled with fun and adventure. I don’t know about you, but I prefer history lessons that are filled with fun and adventure! History with Heirloom Audio Productions One of the best ways to make history come alive is with great books – and
I think the biggest learning curve with homeschooling is finding what works best for your family. Fortunately, for our family, Tapestry of Grace is a wonderful homeschooling fit. If you are on a curriculum search, I highly suggest you take a look at Tapestry of Grace. Because I am so grateful that we found this curriculum early in our homeschooling, I share with you today
This past September, I made my biggest curriculum mistake yet. I had researched and thought and finally purchased a curriculum. But when it came time to start school, I realized that I would have to do heavy editing to make the curriculum match my student’s level. I set it aside and bought another curriculum–happily, one that we have been making progress in all year long.
This year I was looking for a way to teach my girls about the English language without teaching grammar itself. I wanted to give them an understanding of its beauty and history so that they would learn to love it and also be able to use it more skillfully. And then I was offered King Alfred’s English to review. What a perfect resource to meet