Sit back, relax and enjoy another fabulous episode of Carnival of Homeschooling!
Carol at Journey and Destination presents “Picture Books are Just for Young Children – Rubbish!” where she helps us to see the many advantages of using picture for more than just reading to our youngest kiddos. She also includes a fabulous list of her favorite picture books – I’ve found several I have never read to my kids so it’s off to the library for us tomorrow!
Harvest Moon by Hand presents “Hildegard Van Bingen – Composer Study” where we learn so much about this amazing and talented woman from long long ago. From the author: We have been studying various composers for homeschooling for several years now. We began the 2014-15 homeschool year by studying Hildegard von Bingen whose music both my daughters thoroughly enjoyed.
Annie Kate at Annie Kate’s Homeschool Reviews presents “Civics: How our Heavenly Citizenship Affects our Earthly Countries” – Quote from the article: One of our homeschooling goals is to raise citizens of the kingdom of heaven who care about their earthly country as well. We want to equip them to influence their culture for Christ … and this includes political action. Annie Kate also includes several valuable resources on this topic.
Annie Kate also brings us a review of “The Perfect Score Project by Debbie Stier” – From the author: This is the story of one mom’s efforts to help her son study for the SAT by modelling SAT studying herself…including taking the test 7 times in one year.
Julie at The Smallest Acre presents “Sea World Home School Day” – From the author: We recently took a field trip to Sea World for Sea World Home School Day. This is a brief summary of what they have to offer.
Denise at Let’s Play Math! presents “Horseshoes: A Place Value Game” where she shows us a fun math game for all ages. You will probably also enjoy the Math Teachers at Play carnival #79 from last week: Math Teachers at Play #79
Joesette at Learning Curvey presents Happy Birthday, Picasso! where she gives us some great details on the life of this fabulous artist and shows us some of the artwork her children did in the cubist form.
Petticoat Government presents “Great Sand Dunes National Park” – From the author: We had a great autumn field trip to the sand dunes in southern Colorado, and it even tied in with our study of ancient Egypt!
I grabbed quite a few great ideas to use for school next week with my kids! I hope you did, too! Make sure to tune in next week for another fabulous Carnival. If you would like to submit an article, please click here. If you know someone who blogs about homeschooling topics, please send them this way so we can include their valuable articles too!