49. Connecting Idioms to Nature Study in the Homeschool

One thing I love about nature study is its ability to make connections across so many subjects. Without a far stretch, it’s easy to connect art, language arts, math, history, and geography. As a teacher, I’m always on the lookout for perfect opportunities to join two subjects. That’s what’s happening in the idiom nature study podcast.

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Idiom Nature Study

In this episode of the No Sweat Nature Study Podcast, learn the answers to these questions:

  • What is an idiom?
  • What are some examples of idioms?
  • How do idioms connect language art to nature study?
  • What is a literal thinker?
  • What is an abstract thinker?
  • Which book series is perfect for enjoying idioms?
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Idiom Nature Study Video Class

Join Mrs. Cindy in the No Sweat Nature Study LIVE video class about idioms. It will be so much fun to dive into this topic with a fun spin on nature journaling as you learn how to recognize idioms. You’ll be surprised at just how many idioms include nature in them! It will be interesting to determine whether you’re a literal or abstract thinker, too.


Idiom Nature Walk Challenge

Download a free Nature Idiom Nature Walk Challenge below. It will be instantly delivered to your email inbox. Grab a nature journal and some brightly colored pencils for an exciting nature walk!

Would you like to record a voicemail to answer this season’s nature study question?

At the end of each No Sweat Nature Study Podcast episode, Mrs. Cindy includes messages from a few of her friends. You have the opportunity to record a message that she might use on an upcoming episode!

All children must have their parent’s permission before leaving a recording. Parents are welcome to record an answer, too!

Each season, there will be a different question to answer. You can see this season’s question below. Think about your answer first and then follow these simple directions:

  1. Click the button that says “Start recording”.
  2. Tell me your first name. (If you want to tell your age and/or where you live, feel free to do that, too.)
  3. You will have 60 seconds to answer the question but try to be concise.
  4. Push the play button to listen to your recording before sending it to be sure it is recorded properly. If not, simply record it again.

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