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

Lower Grammar Curriculum Choices For An Eclectic Homeschool

Lower Grammar Curriculum Choices For An Eclectic Homeschool (plus $500 Rainbow Resources giveaway!)

  Our lower grammar curriculum choices for 2016-2017 will include grades K4, 1st, and 2nd. We will also have 1 student in dialectic level (6th grade) and 4 in pre-school, or primer level.  I will share about each of those levels in another blog post. These are the plans I currently have, but I mayRead more

How We Do Preschool + Lower Elementary Grades

how we do preschool + lower elementary grades in our homeschool!

We choose a very relaxed approach to learning until our children are closer to 8. This was not always the case, in fact, our oldest was doing seat work and learning to read at age 4. However, I learned with him that pushing seat work, and writing/penmanship specifically, was actually harmful to his education. He wasRead more

Winging It In Our Homeschool – Teaching With Lots Of Little Ones In Tow

Winging it in our homeschool -- one way to survive teaching with several young children!

  If you have several young children and the few oldest are school age, you may feel like you are not doing enough in your homeschool, are not getting it all done. And, I am here to say… I understand! When you homeschool in the USA, you have tons of flexibility. Check your state’s homeschoolRead more