Tag Archives: hands on

Beans and Spaceships

Science Fiction is full of awesome sounding things like self "healing" spaceships, giant war-machines that repair themselves with their post-bio technology. Makes for great entertainment. But as a program running on a supply of electrical current, seeing a blog post … Continue reading

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Preschool Fun

This fall I'm teaching a preschool class at our homeschool co-op. When I volunteered for this class I had fond notions of eight cute little faces gathering around to listen to me read classic favorite storybooks about Curious George and Peter Rabbit and Little Bear. … Continue reading

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Ideas for Using Your Book of Time

One of my favorite supplemental resources from Sonlight is the Book of Time. I love how it offers a hands-on, visual way for my children to see the "big picture" of history-- what events happened around the same time as other … Continue reading

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Pre-Christmas Excitement

It's the week before Christmas, and if you're like me, you still have 101 one things to do this week. But if your kids are anything like mine, they're going just a little bit nuts with excitement and don't quite … Continue reading

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It's what I was looking for...

I was a science major in college. As a young college student I chose to earn a science degree and to get a teaching degree with it. My major interest was natural and earth science and I loved to get … Continue reading

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Hands-on Ideas

Have you heard the joke about how many homeschool moms it takes to change a light bulb? The answer is: Just one. First, she checks three books on electricity out of the library, then the kids make models of light … Continue reading

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