Using a history timeline in your homeschool is a great way to make different historical events or when different people were alive make sense to your children. They’re used a lot because they truly make a difference in your history studies! I have kept them out of our school for a while because it seemed too complicated to add…but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some easy ways to add and create a history timeline in your homeschool.Read more
20 Best Picture Books About Birds for Children of all ages!
Using picture books in your nature studies can bring so much richness into your home! Birds are one of my favorite subjects to learn about because there are birds everywhere you go. They’re easy to study and see up close, and even easier to learn about with these 20 picture books about birds for children of all ages!Read more
Free Literature Based History Lesson about Johnny Appleseed
I grew up learning about Johnny Appleseed. We lived in the heart of Ohio where he planted many trees. Yes, Johnny Appleseed was a real man that really planted trees! Your children can learn all about him with this free literature based history lesson about Johnny Appleseed, and you get to go along on the journey with them.Read more
Learn about patriotic music with this free Francis Scott Key lesson!
There are so many great songs that are all shaped around the founding of the United States of America. What better way to include music in your studies than to add them to your history lessons! Learn all about the Star Spangled Banner and the man behind the song with this free Francis Scott Key lesson.Read more
The Best Picture Books to Read in March
March is here and we have a brand new list of books to celebrate FIVE different holidays and special days this month! Did you even know there is so much going on in March?! Read beautiful picture books for Read Across America (Dr. Seuss Day), Pi Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Spring, and Women’s History Month. Here are the best picture books to read in March to get you through the whole month!Read more
A Year of Picture Books
Looking for picture books to read for a year with your kids? You’ve come to the right place! I have gathered all of my posts that have beautiful picture books listed for different holidays, seasons, and so much more to enjoy throughout the year. They’re all in one easy location for you now, so no more searching! Enjoy the ultimate list of beautiful picture books!Read more
February Picture Book List: Celebrate Black History Month, Valentine’s Day, and More With Picture Books!
Who knew that there was so much to enjoy and celebrate in February? Our February Picture Book List is our biggest yet. It includes Black History Month, Valentine’s Day, books by Mac Barnett (who is featured in our membership for February 2022), Goundhog Day, Chinese New Year, Library Lover’s Day, and President’s Day! WOW!! Let’s dig right into the best books to read this February!Read more
The Best Picture Books to Read in January: Books about New Years, Martin Luther King Jr., and Winter
There is so much to celebrate in January! It’s a brand new year, with brand new possibilities. Enjoy your celebrations by reading amazing picture books together as a family! I have a brand new list for you to feature books about New Years, Martine Luther King Jr., and books all about winter. Let’s dig in to the best picture books to read in January!Read more
Educational Gifts for Kids- Literature Based Gift Baskets They’ll Love!
Every year it’s the same thing- my kids ask for toys they’ll only play with once, then they sit in their closet until we eventually donate them to get them out of the house. I want gifts my kids will actually use! That’s why I put together these educational gifts that your kids will love. Create literature based gift baskets that your children will actually put to use!Read more
Is Rabbit Trails through Literature a Full Language Arts Curriculum?
Rabbit Trails through Literature has been around for a little bit now. Hundreds of families have enjoyed adding this rich, literature based language arts to their homeschools! I’ve had the question asked many times, though: Is Rabbit Trails through Literature a full Language Arts curriculum? Let’s unpack this together so you can see exactly how Rabbit Trails through Literature works and why it is such an incredible option for your homeschool!Read more