Beatrix Potter, born Jul 28th, 1866, in Kensington, London, was an author, artist, conservationist, and naturalist. Her life was remarkable, though marked with much loss. Her fame is mostly from her children's classics, like The Tale of Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle Duck, and others. Mrs. Potter was homeschooled by governesses until she … [Read more...]
The Charlotte Mason method is based on Charlotte’s firm belief that the child is a person and we must educate that whole person, not just his mind.
Charlotte Mason's Student Motto:
"I am, I can, I ought, I will."
"I am, I can, I ought, I will." This was the motto she gave us. I am a human being, one of God's children; I can do right by my fellowmen and by myself; I ought so to do and God help me, I will so do. Is this not a great message she has given us? - Michael A. E. Franklin, one of Charlotte Mason's students
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Audrey Bunny by Angie Smith is a simple and beautiful story about love and how unconditional God's love really is. Explaining in such simple terms that we are chosen, cared for, and loved by our Creator that this children's book is one I believe every family should own. The story is about a little girl, Caroline, and Audrey Bunny, and how much we … [Read more...]
The Poky Little Puppy by Janette Lowry is a children's classic! I have loved the Poky Puppy and his many adventures for over 30 years, according to my mother! :) This nature scavenger hunt is inspired by the original book and will be a delightful experience for you and your preschooler. Be sure to download your printable scavenger … [Read more...]
We all want to find fun ways to help our children memorize and understand scripture. When you find something sweet, scripturally sound, and appealing to the youngest of our sweet blessings, you just have to shout it out to everyone! ABC Say It With Me is a wonderful resource for your family! This DVD from Moore Family Films is full of sweet … [Read more...]
We've been moving slowly through our human body unit and having lots of learning fun. This t-shirt has been a huge hit! It would work great for co-op classes or preschool classes on a felt board ribcage. How to make a human body organ t-shirt and felt organs I placed my iPad under the white shirt with an image of a ribcage blown up on the screen … [Read more...]
Join me today at Teach Them Diligently blog for 5 Ways to Make Story Time More Fun! Did you know that just by giving your active preschooler a boundary of movement during read aloud time you can help establish expectations and success for both of you? Learn about all 5 of our favorite tips for read aloud time! Don't forget to register … [Read more...]
Here is a look at what we will be using for Mr. T's pre-K3 learning this fall. For our letter recognition and beginning reading and writing, we will be using D is for Dinosaur by Ken and Mally Ham which is a great Creationism resource as well, Get Ready for the Code is recommended for children with Apraxia as it is based on the Orton … [Read more...]
It's summer, the cherries are ripe and Mr. T made a cobbler for us! Gluten free and everything! He's quite the chef. I can't get over what a big boy he is. He just won't stop growing! He is my big helper and I love how he always wants to empty the dishwasher, I just wish he had a better grasp of when the dishes are clean versus dirty :) We've been … [Read more...]