Homeschool Collection October

I can’t believe we’re almost at the end of October already. For us here in the Southern Hemisphere we’ve had our first really warm spring day it was 36’c (96.8’F)! The Crew year has been amazing and we have a fair few amazing products to share with you over November before the new Crew join us.

This past month we have reviewed:

This week 14 of the Crew would like to encourage you on your homeschooling journey

Chareen @ Every Bed of Roses shares

Kym @ Homeschool Coffee Break shares

Susan @ My Happy Homeschool shares

Yvie @ Homeschool on the Range shares

  • The First Thanksgiving – Charlotte Mason Unit Study – Read & learn as a family about the story behind the first Thanksgiving with this seasonal text and free unit study from the We Were There historic novel series.
  • Ten Best Vintage Novel Series for Girls – C.S. Lewis stated, “There is a strange idea abroad that in every subject the ancient books should be read only by the professionals, and that the amateur should content himself with the modern books.” He went on to say, “If a reader must read only the new or the old {books}, I would advise him to read the old.” Here are ten of the best for your girls…
  • Common Questions about Homeschooling High School with The Good & the Beautiful Curriculum – After talking at length about how we use The Good & the Beautiful curriculum in our upper grades classroom, we started receiving several questions. Many were similar, so we’ve compiled them into a short Q & A to answer your burning questions about using TGTB in high school…
  • Willa of the Wood & Basic Foraging – Willa knows the plants of her forest and all of their uses. She is a master forager, knowing how to use the seeds, leaves, and roots for both medicine and food. In this novel study, we’re learning about foraging and basic herb uses…

Lori @ At Home: where life happens shares

  • A Round-Up of Bird Study Resources – When studying birds, a variety of resources are available. This round-up includes video, DVDs, field guides, books, picture books, and curriculum resources.
  • Inner Space Cavern – A field trip visit to Inner Space Cavern provided some compare and contrast opportunities to other caves visited in the past and showed us up close what the cave near to us looked like.

Crystal @ Our Little Bunch shares

  • Letter Of The Week – All About M – This week we are focusing on the letter M. Including videos, worksheets, book suggestions, and activity ideas to help you teach the alphabet to your little ones.
  • Easy Leaf Suncatchers – Fall Crafts – The vibrant colors of fall leaves always make me smile, but sometimes I wish all that beauty could be inside too! That’s why we made leaf suncatchers to hang in the window! Follow along and we’ll show you how we made them.

Kristen Heider @ A Mom’s Quest to Teach shares

Annette @ A Net in Time shares

  • The Ease of Consistent Schedules – Have you discovered the joy of a consistent schedule or routine? Learn four way that they can help you.
  • Gather Resources for Highschool – A variety of links to help you teach high school science. Learn online, through textbooks or experiential activities.
  • The Problem with Middle School Science – Do know that the problem with middle school science is? It’s not elementary science where basically anything flies. A list of resources to help you teach this age group.
  • Spies, Lies and Disguise – An excellent book to learn about the covert activities during WW2. Did you know about these innovative ordinary people who helped the war effort?

Pam @ Simply Passionate shares

Dawn Pelso @ Schoolin’ Swag shares

Jacqui @ Homestead Bounty Blessings shares

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