My children had lost their love of reading. Then I discovered the Charlotte Mason philosophy and we were inspired to embrace literature once again.
Twinkle star lights, chalk nebulae, liverwurst sandwiches, and a jello brain were just some of the interesting things that made up A Wrinkle in Time Book Club this month.SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSave Pin it Twinkle star lights, chalk nebulae, liverwurst sandwiches, and a jello brain were just some of the interesting things that made up A Wrinkle in Time Book Club this month…. View Post
Shel Silverstein poems, Valentine tea cozies, giant helium hearts, heart-shaped donuts and poetry free-writes made this Valentine Poetry Teatime a “sweet” time.SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSave Each month our homeschool group meets at the library for poetry teatime. The kids have come to anticipate it, mostly because we add a little magic dust to our poetry and tea. This month we celebrated with a… View Post
Reading this humorous picture book was the catalyst for a Mexican fiesta, snow fort building, and painting watercolors while learning about migration. Those Darn Squirrels Fly South Book Club was our first mini party school, and it was a hit! Those Darn Squirrels Fly South Book ClubOn a whim one day I purchased the book, Those Darn Squirrels Fly South. I… View Post
If your kids are anything like mine, they love receiving packages in the mail. It may have something to do with their mother’s obsession with Amazon Prime. But for whatever reason, they get giddy when they see a package addressed to them. For years they have been receiving subscription boxes for presents. We have tried so many, that my husband… View Post
Studying history is always better when it involves Christmas trees, ornaments and chocolate chip cookies. So, we decided to virtually homeschool through the holidays at the White House… with chocolate!SaveSaveSave Pin it I am always on the lookout for engaging ways to teach history. I love history. It’s probably genetic since my father was a history teacher for over 30… View Post