Don't Miss This GIVEAWAY & FREE Printable! Do you include classic literature titles on your family’s homeschool reading lists? When our children were young and we were just beginning our homeschool journey I set a long-term goal to have our children read as many classic literature titles as possible before they graduated from high school. Although I had this lofty goal of introducing my … [Read more...] about Bringing Classic Literature to Life with Unit Studies
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There is NO surprise here – I am a HUGE fan of Home School in the Woods and I have been for many years. Part of the reason I’m such a fan is because history is our favorite subject to study together as a family and using unit studies is our typical approach to learning. I realize not everyone is comfortable with the idea of creating their own unit studies, but with the help of some of these … [Read more...] about Our Unit Studies Come Alive Thanks to Home School in the Woods
Christmas is a special time for families in the United Kingdom to come together to celebrate the season and wait for the arrival of Father Christmas. Our family has always enjoyed learning about the origins of holiday traditions. Our holiday history lessons always seem to include a “visit” to the United Kingdom because many of our favorite holiday activities date back to the Victorian era in … [Read more...] about Holidays Around the World: United Kingdom (Victorian Christmas)
For many families a traditional approach to learning includes various text or workbooks covering subjects such as math, language arts, history, science, art, etc. Students progress through a series of lessons to build understanding and mastery of each subject. Typically these subjects are studied independently of each other and the topics covered within each subject are different based on the … [Read more...] about What is a Unit Study?
Full scale drawings of famous landmarks turn your driveway into a “landscape for learning!" History books are filled with images of famous landmarks, but it is up to you, the reader, to image what it would be like to see these places up close. Thanks to the drawings contained in Social Studies Actual Size it is now much easier to bring these iconic images to life. This post contains … [Read more...] about Social Studies Actual Size Review
There are many ways to help children relate to the historical events they are studying -- we often use books, music, art, and of course hands-on activities. Over the years we have found many projects and activities to help our kids to learn more about the American Civil War. Lasting from 1861-1865, the American Civil War was difficult, complicated, and significant era in our country's … [Read more...] about Civil War Hands-on Activities for Kids