Earth Day Activites for Kids

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The following post is from Jamie of See Jamie Blog: The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it.” Psalm 24:1 My Creation-loving dad was a very big influence on my love and appreciation of nature. I hope to instill the same in my own children. With […]

Let It Snow: A Snow Unit Study

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The following post is from contributor, Erin of The Usual Mayhem. It’s February, everything is piled high with snow (for half of us, anyway), and we’re all restless. What better time to study the snow itself? I’ve compiled a collection of snow unit study links so you can explore with your kids in as much […]

Preschool Science Experiments

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The following is a post from contributing author Dianna Kennedy and contains affiliate links. Thanks for your support. Looking for resources to help you teach science to preschoolers? This list of awesome preschool science experiments will get your children on the right track to become super scientists! Water Beads for Preschoolers Part of the fun […]

Get Geocaching

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The following is a post from contributing writer Melissa Corkum. Who doesn’t love a good treasure hunt? Geocaching is basically a worldwide treasure hunt waiting to be discovered…by you! It’s a great way to explore new places in your community, teach basic orienteering, perseverance, and, sometimes, get in a good hike. Our family loves it […]

Autumn Leaves: 9 Fall Crafts for Kids

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The following is a post from contributing writer Jamie. No question about it, autumn is my favorite season. Once the sweltering heat of the Georgia summer is over, I want to get outside as often as possible. Anytime I do have to be inside, I want to either be baking or crafting — or maybe […]

Easy Preschool Science Ideas

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The following is a post by contributing writer Michelle of Raising Cajuns. In the early childhood years, science education can easily follow an interest-based model.  Children this age are naturally hands-on, active learners with eyes wide open to the wonders of the world around them.  These ages are ripe for nature studies and observational learning, […]

HSC Featured Post: Studying Science with Art

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One of my favorite things is when I’m able to overlap subjects in our schooling.  Not only does it help our schedule, but it’s great for kids to see how subjects overlap. Stephanie from Harrington Harmonies offer suggestions to homeschool moms on ways to deepen their science study through various types of art projects and […]

Spring Nature Study

Spring Nature Study Ideas

The following is a post from contributing writer Colleen Kessler. Spring is finally showing its face around here in the form of daffodils and crocuses. Is it getting warmer where you are yet? After being cooped up for so long, we’re ready to hit the yard, trails, and fields and immerse ourselves in nature. I’ll admit that, […]

How to Build Homeschool Habits

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The following is a post by contributing writer Michelle of Raising Cajuns. You’ve probably heard that you need to turn actions into habits if you want to make lasting change.  The same truth applies to decluttering, health, or cleaning habits as well as learning activities.  I hear a lot of people say they’d like to […]

Homeschooling with the Seasons: Spring

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—– The following is a post by contributing writer Michelle of Raising Cajuns. Spring is a time of renewed energy.  It’s time to throw off the heavy blankets of winter and shake out the picnic blanket.  While winter invited reading and resting, spring invites us to run outside with our arms spread wide and enjoy […]

Homeschooling with the Seasons: Winter

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The following is a post by contributing writer Michelle of Raising Cajuns. While many homeschoolers take some time off from formal lessons during the beginning of winter to relax and process major holidays, the rest of winter is also a wonderful time to shift gears and adjust your learning rhythms to better fit with the […]