Holiday and Seasonal Post Round-Up

Seasons and Holidays

(This post contains links to my business website, Shining Dawn Books.)

Each school year, we love to add exciting lessons that encourage a love for special days and seasons.  Over the years, I’ve posted about bunches of holiday and seasonal lessons and gathered them all together here for a quick reference.  If these ideas aren’t enough, be sure to check out my Pinterest page that overflows with more ideas!

Autumn

Pumpkin School

Pumpkin School

Autumn Art with Pastels

Preschool Leaf Study

Fun with Leaves

Early Fall Nature Studies

October Creation Club: Trees

Candy Math and Science

Thanksgiving

Cranberry science with literature connections from Our Journey Westward

Cranberry Science with Living Literature

Thanksgiving Resources

Christmas

Christmas Schooling: Ideas for a fulfilling December

Christmas School: Elementary and Middle School

Preschool Christmas Activities

A Book and a Big Idea: The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey

A Book and a Big Idea: Silver Packages

Double Mints: A Math Activity

Advent themed nature study from Shining Dawn Books

Ultimate Guide to Christmas Nature Study

A Red, Green and White Walk: Nature Study

Christmas Science Fun

20 Gift Ideas for Your Little Scientist

Winter

Winter Homeschooling: A Round-Up of Cindy's Posts

I’ve put together an entire page of all our winter homeschooling posts.

M&M Math (just because it’s cold and candy makes everything better)

Valentine’s Day

Candy Heart School

Candy Heart School

Free Candy Heart Printables

Valentine Fun

More Valentine Fun

Spring

Nature Study Topics for Early Spring

Early Spring Nature Study

Spring Preschool Fun

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day Fun

St. Patrick’s Day Fun

Easter

Easter-themed, Christian nature study

Our Favorite Easter Resources

Easter Story Nature Club {free nature notebooking printable}

Easter Lesson: Nature and Literature Connection {free nature notebooking printable}

Summer

Patriotic Learning Center Ideas

Patriotic Fun: A Learning Center

Late Summer Nature Study

Summer Break – Homeschool Style

Beach Vacation and Learning

Cindy

Charlotte Mason How-To


If my blog has any sort of homeschooling consistency at all, it’s that just about everything has to do with the implementation of our style of a Charlotte Mason education.  I’ve written some very specific CM posts that I’ve gathered together one on simple index page for you. Enjoy your kids and your homeschooling lessons with this wonderful method! The Main Charlotte Mason Series In ten posts, I’ve tried to walk you through getting started
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Around the World: Mexico


(This post contains affiliate links.) Around the World: Mexico To see where all our “spine” learning comes from during this unit, be sure to check out our main resources for the Around the World Studies. Inspirational Books Amazon.com Widgets   Learning the Language Of course, we took some time to learn a little Spanish during our study.  We have a fun English/Spanish matching game that Eli loved.  He even took it upon himself to write
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Living Math: The Ultimate Resource


(This post contains affiliate links and links to my business website, Shining Dawn Books.) You have heard me talk about living math over and over.  I thought it was high time to organize all my living math resources for you in one convenient “table of contents” of sorts. Start Here If you’re new to the concept of living math or need some help refining your definition/vision, this post should be your first stop. What is
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Winter Homeschooling


(This post contains links to my business website, Shining Dawn Books.) Winter: long days, anxious kids, homeschool monotony?  No way!  At least it doesn’t have to be that way.  There’s lots to do to keep your homeschool vibrant in the winter! This post rounds-up the the best of my winter learning ideas for you.  You really can enjoy the cold, gray days! Nature Study Fresh air, sunshine and exercise are just as important during the
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