If studying Shakespeare has your kids groaning in iambic pentameter (Shakespeare would be so proud!) consider a grand adventure of learning on location at stunning places in the UK to learn about Shakespeare. Grab your passport! Let’s go: Walk where Shakespeare was caught poaching deer in his youth. Sit in Shakespeare’s classroom. Can you find… Read More 21 Places in the UK to learn about Shakespeare.
How Does Using Unit Studies Help The Teacher? I will just come out and say it. I. Love. Unit. Studies. My kids!! Love unit studies!! I haven’t met any one that doesn’t!! What is a Unit Study? In my post, The Importance of Unit Studies in Homeschool– I talk about the reasons I love… Read More Why Are Unit Studies a Homeschooler’s Best Friend?
The leaves are piling up outside my window! Even though this has been the most dismal autumn I can ever remember, I truly enjoy this time of year. So much fun to be had! Apple picking, pumpkin carving, hayrides, even just taking in the fall colors, every day is an adventure. This was my mom’s… Read More Autumn Possibilities and Printable
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Linking up with Kelly again for my second post of the week–yay, I met my goal! 1 As I have hinted in my past posts, we are in the never ending joyous process of purchasing a new home. We had chosen a small, but reputable, Christian mortgage company thinking we should support that type of… Read More When Life Gives You Lemons in 7QT
I am attempting a posting blitz today–my goal is four posts. We will see how it goes, this is post number 2. (Deep breath) Linking up with Kelly. Buddy is preparing for First Holy Communion next spring–I can’t believe it. Below is our plan for preparation that includes some of our favorite books! 1 We… Read More Let’s Get Planning: First Communion Preparation
Linking up with Kelly. We live in a semi-suburban, rural area. My children are very involved in multiple activities. This translates into a lot of time in the car! Any activity requires at least 25 minutes, sometimes an hour, drive each way. All this running around is exhausting for me great for the kids, but… Read More Let’s Get Planning: Learning on the Go!
Linking up with Kelly. Buddy is so interested in Farmer Boy. My children truly love the Ingalls family and remind me constantly that they are cousins. So, I decided to create a unit study for him. 1 Farmer Boy inspired science- I have the following science activities planned to correlate with the book, we will… Read More Let’s Get Planning: Farmer Boy Unit Study
Cowgirl, as her nickname suggests, is a horse lover. She eats, sleeps, breathes horses. We have read about them and learned about them, but this year, I decided to design an entire curriculum. Cowgirl is entering middle school, but this curriculum could be adapted for younger students, as well. 1 Horse Literature- This part of… Read More Let’s Get Planning: Equine Studies Unit
Two Seven Quick Takes in one week. I’m on a role and have actually met my goal of four posts in one week. (My next Catholic 365 article will be published on August 4th). Here are our history plans for the year. We are mainly focusing on American history this year after doing a lot… Read More Let’s Get Planning: Early American History