To Preschool or Not to Preschool... There is a wide range of opinions in the homeschool world about whether or not to "do preschool" with our children. Charlotte Mason purists will hold to the idea that under age 6 should be a "quiet growing time" and that no formal lessons should begin until age 6.… Continue reading Preschool Homeschool Curriculum Comparison
Books Nonfiction All About Turtles by Jim Arnosky Beavers by Gail Gibbons Frogs, Toads, Lizards and Salamanders by Nancy Winslow Parker Frogs by Gail Gibbons The Frog Book by Steve Jenkins Fanatical About Frogs by Owen Davey About Fish by Cathryn Sill What’s It Like to Be A Fish? Freshwater Fish and Fishing by Jim… Continue reading Pond Nature Study
A Quick Note This post is meant to house all my favorite ocean-themed books and learning resources, but please know I have never gone through ALL of these at one time with my kids! We have done ocean units a few times and each time change the focus a bit---one time was more about whales,… Continue reading Ocean Nature Study
For all of 2019 I kept a Phenology Wheel, one for each month. This type of wheel requires hours of work each month and is something I personally enjoy and find meaningful. However, I understand there is a desire to do this sort of thing but not everyone feels they have the time or is… Continue reading Phenology Made Easy
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**Updated 4/23/18 There are a TON of homeschooling books and resources out there and much of what you'll read depends on your goals & dreams, but I thought I'd share the ones that I've read and drawn inspiration from. Nature Books Books to Inspire Outdoor Play & Learning : Blog Post Books on why nature… Continue reading Books for the Homeschooler