28 Books About Christmas and Winter For Children

28 Books About Christmas and Winter ffor Advent and Literature Studies for Homeschool

  I have curated 28 delightful children’s books about Christmas and winter (for those of us on my side of the world where they both happen at the same time). These are a mixture of Christmas (Jesus’ birthday), historic Christmas stories, and nature (winter) books. You can use the Christmas books for Advent and the otherRead more

The Fight For Freedom: True Stories of America’s War for Independence (review)

The Fight For Freedom: True Stories of America's War for Independence (review & giveaway) for 4-6th grades

  I am always looking for engaging and fun ways to teach subjects in our homeschool. Especially for history, I find that reading about it in story form is more exciting than just reading the facts & dates from a textbook. Well, what if there were a “textbook” that read like a story? The FightRead more

Nature Study Science Resources For Elementary Grades

Nature Study Science Resources For Elementary Grades

  This year we are using a few different nature study science resources to focus on animals, the seasons, weather, and all of “nature” with all 7 of my kids (ages 2-11). In addition to nature science, my oldest will be reading two other general science textbooks that correlate with our history studies. Since he lovesRead more

Sixth-Grade Homeschool Curriculum For 2016-2017

Sixth-Grade Homeschool Curriculum For 2016-2017

  Our eclectic style homeschool allows me to mix & match curriculum and pull resources from a variety of places, and I love doing it! Here is the sixth-grade homeschool curriculum I am using with my oldest child for “occupational education, science, math, language, social studies, history, health, reading, writing, spelling, and the development ofRead more