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Getting Started with Spring: 7 Outdoor Learning Activities

Getting Started with Spring: 7 Outdoor Learning Activities

“Wilderness is not a luxury, but a necessity of the human spirit.”  -Edward Abbey I’ve been homeschooling for 5 years now-long enough to look back on our journey and realize that homeschooling changes with the seasons. This time of the…

Opinion Writing For Young Learners

Opinion Writing For Young Learners

  Opinion writing with young learners can be taught through interactive writing. Writing should have a purpose.  Young learners will not want to write if you’re just going to be throwing away their papers.  So, before you begin make sure…

Plants, Bugs, and Spring!: Lessons From A One-Room Schoolhouse

Plants, Bugs, and Spring!: Lessons From A One-Room Schoolhouse

We’re getting into the swing of spring this week with many fun lessons and activities.  We’ve been studying about plants and exploring the aftermaths of spring showers.  It’s been delightful to watch the kids find bunnies, goldfish, worms, snails, and many…

LESSONS FROM THE TEACHER: Great ideas for a tree unit using fiction and nonfiction books

I’m excited to bring you some fantastic ideas from my mentor and friend, Rebecca!  If you’re looking ahead to spring, she has a great plan on trees that she has used with her first grade enrichment group.  Below are the…