Time Captives

Creighton Hill

Today's post is brought to you by my high school daughter. Recent homeschool grade, Morgan Elizabeth Huneke, invited her to review her newest book.  ~Maureen This book review is part of a blog tour on the book Time Captives which is the first book of the trilogy titled Creighton Hill. The author of this series is a Home School graduate named Morgan Elizabeth Huneke. Time Captives is a pre-teen fiction novel, though I thoroughly enjoyed my time reading it. After moving into the family estate, Creighton Hill, Emily, Allan, Jill, Joey and Anna are faced with the strange early deaths … [Read More...]

Ant Activities and Ant Nature Journal

Ant Activities and Ant Journal

Observing ants in our light-up ant farm has been the highlight of our nature studies so far. We have had so much fun with our ant farm set-up. To continue our ant learning, I came up with a couple hands-on activities plus an ant nature journal … [Read More...]

Little Listers Writing Challenge Plus Printable

Free printable journal

I have recently fell in love with the world of traveler's notebooks, Midori's, and planning! I'll talk more about that later (because I'm excited to share how this has helped me with homeschooling!) While jumping back in to the world of handmade … [Read More...]

5 Regions of the U.S.A. Co-Op Class

Tactile map learning with Play-Doh

I taught a 50 states/Regions of the U.S. co-op class for K-2nd this past year. I've had several requests to share what I did each week. I'll be honest--- I'm a pretty good organized wing-it teacher :) I started off with a solid lesson plan but that … [Read More...]

May Printable Quote Coloring Page

May 2015 Quote

Awhile back I started a teen quote coloring series. My goal at the time was to post a new monthly quote, but that has not happened on a regular basis. This month though, we have a new one in the series! "It always seems impossible until it is … [Read More...]

All About Hummingbirds

All About Hummingbirds

Did you know that there are over 300 species of hummingbirds? These tiny, powerful creatures are fascinating to watch! Last year we did a hummingbird nature study. We enjoyed learning about these tiny creatures! Make a Hummingbird Feeder One of … [Read More...]