{Nature Study} Our Bird Viewing Window

This school year, we’ve been working our way through Apologia’s Zoology 1: Flying Creatures of the Sixth Day. A significant portion of this study is about birds and the kids have really, thoroughly enjoyed getting to know more about these incredible creatures of God’s creation. A few months into our…

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{Nature Study} Signs of Spring

Each week, we spend “hours in the out of doors,” as Charlotte Mason called it. I like to set aside a certain amount of time each week, devoted to our Nature Study. One of the kids’ favorite nature study times is during the change of seasons… I always send ‘em…

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A New School Year, New School Room Ideas

For the most part, our school room is still in the same basic set up that we had last year. But we have done a little de-cluttering and simplifying of our space. We’ve cleared out some corners… streamlined some of our storage… and re-purposed a few pieces of furniture. Things are feeling great…

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Wordless Wednesday: A Boy & His Frog… {8/8/12}

So there’s this pond down below our house… …and it contains all forms of pond creatures… …but my son is fascinated with the bullfrogs. He’s been watching them grow since they were teeny tiny tadpoles. Catching them… observing them… and then releasing them again {after much prodding on our parts…} And…

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Nature Study: Water Water Everywhere!

Back on May 4th, we enjoyed another awesome homeschool Nature Study class called Eco-Crew Professor H2O at the Latta Nature Center & Preserve. In this study, the kids got to explore the properties of water & learn about the water cycle! Because Latta is located right on Mt. Island Lake, they…

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Nature Study: God’s Surprises!

Isn’t it a beautiful thing when God shows our little ones how spectacular His surprises can be without any help from us? Our wonderful homeschooling curriculum, My Father’s World, includes many fun experiments & activities for the kids to experience throughout the school year. Lawrie, who’s in Kindergarten this year, was excited to…

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