1. Learning about Reptiles with a Russian Tortoise

    For Christmas this year, we gave the boys a hatchling box turtle. We are studying land animals this year with Exploring Creation with Zoology Vol. 3 from Apologia (Amazon Affiliate link).…

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  2. Exploring Nature with Kids by Observing and Sketching

    After being more or less at home for 11 days in a row with sick children (we got out a few times to get library books and buy more tissues!)…

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  3. Engineering for Kids: Build a Bridge with Straws and Straight Pins

    Last week, one of Aidan's history lessons was about advancements in bridge building during the 1800's. We are reading Landmark History of the American People as part of Sonlight Core…

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  4. Learning about Dragons from a Creation Perspective

    Gresham has loved dinosaurs since he was about 4 years old, and now that he is a little older, he really enjoys dragons as well. Last month, we went to…

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  5. Easy Science Experiments with Momentum

    Lately, I've been doing a unit on physics with my boys that I prepared years ago when I taught science classes for homeschoolers. Of all the physics experiments we did,…

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  6. Simple Science Experiment with Inertia

    We had a lot of fun exploring Isaac Newton's first law of motion with a simple science experiment! Newton's 1st Law of Motion states that an object at rest tends…

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  7. Friction is a Force Science Experiment

    We have been doing a unit on force and motion this month, and the older two boys have been enjoying the experiments! Our first experiment involved using marbles to study…

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  8. Exploring Seeds and Nature

    Last week, we spent some time exploring seeds after being inspired by this post on Teach Preschool. First, we went on a walk to see how many different types of…

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  9. How Many Stars Activity

    This summer, I have been teaching Sunday School for 3 year olds through kindergarten at our church. The preschool classes rotate to different stations, and I am the lesson station.…

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  10. Our Homeschool Curriculum Choices: First Grade

    The other day, I shared what is on our shelves for Aidan's fourth grade year. Today I'll share what we're planning for Gresham this year. Gresham will be 6 in…

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