This Learning About Johnny Appleseed and Apples Unit includes information, recipes, activities, book lists, videos, and printables! Learn about the apple life cycle, make applesauce and more!
Teaching Seasons and Months Using A Busy Year is a collection of mostly FREE resources for teaching seasons and months based on this wonderful picture book.
When it came to homeschooling high school, being able to offer hands-on high school science labs was a big concern of mine. I had no intention or desire to try and tackle Chemistry labs in particular. All those chemicals! Plus doing high school labs for one can be a time consuming and costly expense! We(…)
One of the many concerns of those considering homeschooling through the high school years is how to tackle science courses. One way you can easily do this is through online classes for homeschool high school science. Homeschooling high school doesn’t mean you have to do all the teaching yourself! This thought is often what concerns(…)
Homeschool middle school science can be tricky because you want something more than the elementary years, but not as in depth as might be tackled in high school. Homeschool Middle School Science Middle school is a time for transition from elementary school to high school. A move from everything being laid out for you to(…)
For kids young and old comes this collection of shark books. In lieu of the 30th Anniversary of Shark Week this year I am sharing a collection of both fiction and non-fiction books for kids from prepreaders through high school! A fascination with sharks started early in our house when my son fell in love(…)
YES you can do science labs at home! In this Homeschool Science Lab: DNA Extraction Lab we are going to not only talk about DNA but your student is going to be able to extract DNA from a strawberry and even from themselves! One of the big concerns about homeschooling for people is science, how(…)
We can’t learn enough about horses in our house! Everything is horse related, from horse coloring, to horse movies, horse stories, horseback riding lessons, 4-H club, and even horse apparel. Not only are we doing equine science as our science this year, but we are also using some other horse stories and books for some(…)
Since my 10 year old decided she just HAD to dissect the fetal pig that my teen never did when she did high school biology, and thus I was looking for fetal pig dissection resources for her, I have collected all the best here for you! Two years ago when we did a frog dissection(…)
That smell. Can you smell the formaldehyde? It is often a dreaded part of high school biology class. The good news is that if you don’t have the resources (or the stomach) for a frog dissection lab, there are are plenty of Virtual Frog Dissection Resources to choose from! I have now had the opportunity(…)
This year my 10 year old daughter and I have had the pleasure of being part of a Mighty Girl Book Club. The first book we read was The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. I can’t begin to tell you how much we not only enjoyed the book, but all the Evolution of Calpurnia Tate activities!(…)
In 2013 we took our kids on their first visit to Washington, D.C. It was our oldest daughter’s “8th Grade Washington Trip”. We did a lot of research and preparation ahead of time to help make the trip both more affordable as well as enjoyable while still hitting as many of the sites as we(…)