By using a sensory detail form we can make a note of words that appeal to the five senses — words that describe.
Use this free sensory detail form to capture words and phrases that describe.
Storytelling prompts encourage a student step-by-step through the process of creating his own story.
Rhyming couplets are two consecutive lines of poetry that have the same sound at the end.
Four ways to develop the art and skill of storytelling.
20 fun holiday activities to enjoy with your family.
Here are ideas for exploring measuring length and distance — in a natural way:
You and your kids can create pretzel turkeys or chocolate caramel turkey legs with these 20 fun DIY Thanksgiving treats!
It is October. And October makes us think of pumpkins! Here is a fun DIY nature activity for you and your family to enjoy this fall: Make a pumpkin bird feeder. These directions from the Audubon Society will get you…
Fall! And fall makes us think apples! Ages ago we rounded up four favorite apple units (you’ll want to check that page out for more resources). Meanwhile, enjoy these other apple study activities as a springboard to learning more: Draw…
What type of nature study activities can you do in the winter? Here are several ideas.
April is National Kite Month. Here are 12 fun ways you can go fly a kite — and learn something along the way.
It's nearly winter! Time to consider putting up a bird feeder. Birds need that extra energy in times of temperature extremes.
Now this is original! This holiday fun activity from Country Woman Magazine shows how each member of the family can engrave something that they are thankful for on a pumpkin. The pumpkins can make a beautiful centerpiece, or decorate a…
One of the notebooks we used extensively was our timeline notebook. Each child had a notebook where everything studied went inside the binder in chronological order. Children just learning to read and write probably do not need to be encumbered…
34 concrete ideas or things to do with your preschooler that go hand in hand with the basic natural framework.
April 15 is known in the United States as Tax Day — the deadline for individual tax returns to be submitted to the federal government. As soon as your child is old enough to earn an allowance, he or she…
We’ve already provided 5 ideas toward a richer vocabulary. The takeaway is that developing a rich vocabulary is directly correlated to the amount of attention paid to it. In other words, a rich vocabulary is dependent upon the habit of…
From learning to follow directions to building fine motor skills, there are many reasons to learn to sew!
Sometimes it is a good idea to illustrate or reinforce a concept with a hands-on approach.
12 Days of Christmas activities and resources!
Celebrate Thanksgiving by making pumpkin pie in a cup! Easy holiday recipe that uses only a few ingredients.
Learn alliteration — a literary device where words in a sentence or phrase begin with the same beginning sound — by writing a pyramid poem!
A diamond poem is a fun and easy way to practice identifying parts of speech.