This month we finished our first read through of Charlotte's Web! Talk about a classic! If you are looking for a story to introduce your children to chapter books, I highly recommend this illustrated version of Charlotte's Web. The chapters are short, the story pulls on every heart string, M and A liked the pictures… Continue reading Charlotte’s Web: 8 Homeschool Activity Ideas
Just like real life rabbit trails, educational trails are joined together in never ending circling paths; creating an information network through which we can journey with our homeschoolers. I first heard about following ‘rabbit trails’ in the context of using literature studies to inspire and direct learning in other subjects. Classic works are full of… Continue reading Rabbit Trails – Life is the curriculum
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With the date of our move slowly drawing closer, we have spent the past two days doing a simple freestyle unit study of Egypt. We have covered basics of geography, flags, land marks, environment and we have even mapped our predicted flight path and touched on the idea of in safe air space and border… Continue reading Our Unit Study Of Egypt
"Not a thing had happened the way she had planned; no, not a single thing. But it seemed to her she had never been so happy in her life." - Understood Betsy It's true that regularly in life we make plans and for one reason or another the outcome is not as we had imagined.… Continue reading A Failed Plan Could Be Your Biggest Gift