A Cemetery Scavenger Hunt Makes a Great History Lesson

A Cemetery Scavenger Hunt Makes a Great History Lesson

Eeeewww!  A cemetery scavenger hunt?  Are you serious?  Yes!  Believe it or not, this is a REALLY cool activity because cemeteries are chock-full of history! We’ve visited several cemeteries over the years as we’ve studied our state’s history.  And, you might remember the times we’ve utilized our beautiful cemeteries for science purposes like winter nature walks, conifer studies,…

A Simple Machines Unit Study

A Simple Machines Unit Study

I love to teach simple machines through hands-on, experimental lessons.  While it took just a bit of time to gather materials, the engagement factor made this quick and simple unit study a hit with my children. Simple Machines Unit Study Before even reading the first book about simple machines, I set up some little centers…

Our Journey Westward Unit Studies

Our Journey Westward Unit Studies

We’re a Charlotte Mason homeschooling family, yet we enjoy learning history and science through unit studies.  Can those two things go together? If you’re a Charlotte Mason purist, the answer is no.  Remember, though, I’ve said for years that we are “eclectic Charlotte Mason homeschoolers with a dash of Classical education and unit studies thrown…

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