Our Ancient Greece and The Olympics Unit Study finally came to an end. Even though the lesson plans are complete, and the Romans overtook the ancient Greek empire, we didn’t want our study of the ancient Greeks to end. We even delayed it by a few weeks by adding in some more resources. But, for the most part, our unit study has concluded. This is the last week, week 4, of our Ancient Greece and the Olympics Unit Study.
Sometimes I feel I have failed Miss Charlotte Mason. This year I vow to do better. This year we will not skirt our Nature study responsibilities. This year we will be Nature Study Superheroes! Ok, well at least this year we will go outside… and we will have our trust Nature Study Backpack! Pin it I was recently inspired a… View Post
The book Poppy, by Avi, gave us a terrific opportunity to learn about…well…owl poop. This month was our Poppy Book Club, so, of course, we dissected owl pellets. One of our favorite parts of homeschool is our book club. While I don’t host all of our book clubs, the year usually starts at our home. This year we have two… View Post
Several years ago, dear husband and I made the not-so-difficult decision to stop reproducing. Those dreams of having a brood of six or more children frolicking through our home mimicking the von Trapp children were crushed by the reality that our children were (for lack of a better analogy) more like Gremlins. They refused to sleep through the night willingly,… View Post
What’s better than learning with food? Seriously, I can’t think of anything. The best way to end any unit study is with Party School! We spent the last month studying ancient Greece with the kids. To finish off our unit study, the girls decided we needed an authentic Americanized ancient Greek dinner. The girls aren’t big fans of lamb, and the boys… View Post