A Peek into Seeds

If you don’t already know, we’re nature lovers. So, it was easy to fall in love with Raising Little Shoots – “Exploring Nature With Children: A Year Long Curriculum” for our journey this year. We’ve been exploring the topic of seeds. Truthfully though, these two wildflower girls have been learning much more. It’s one thing…

A Peek into the Night Sky

We’re wrapping up our studies on the ‘night sky,’ and boy oh boy has it been a beautiful one. Our favorite book we read was “The Star People: A Lakota Story,” by SD Nelson. ⭐️ We learned all about Van Gogh, examined and discussed his Starry Night, and created our own mixed media versions! (We…

Curriculum Choices

You now know our why. This week we’re sharing our what. People have described me as eccentric, so it may come as no surprise then that our curriculum choices are eclectic. Just like my personality doesn’t fit into a box, I don’t pretend my children do either. Our goal is to empower well rounded girls…

Why Georgia?

Remember that John Mayor song, “Why Georgia, Why?” Yeah, I’ve been getting that question a lot lately with our decision to homeschool. Which actually I find strange considering the crazy mess our world is in with this pandemic. But alas the homeschooling stigma is still very much alive. Possibly there will be a shift in…

Curriculum: Poker Chips

Poker is on the agenda this week! Look out! McKinley’s going to be racking in the dough. $$ Category: Math I was surprised how much McKinley enjoyed this activity. It was extremely easy to create and provided her with a lot of entertainment. While she was having fun putting poker chips in a breadcrumb cylinder,…