Books on Animals in the Fall for kids

squirrel thumbnailDuring the season of Autumn is when you see the spectacular changes in fall foliage.  There are other changes going on as well. especially with animals. Some that can be viewed in your own backyard or in a book.
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Weekly Recap: Autumn in Abundance

While we don’t get the Fall foliage our neighbors in other states get but we make do. Continue reading “Weekly Recap: Autumn in Abundance”

I’m back after a long absence.

My apologies after a long absence from the blogging world.  Continue reading “I’m back after a long absence.”

Weekly Recap: Clouds and Waves

TAG Small Weekly recap I was reminded this week of the poem “Clouds and Waves” by Rabindranath Tagore who was the the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913.  His poem which uses symbolism speaks about a mother and her child in reference to nature versus nurture, it was something I could relate to these past few days with my children and our homeschooling.

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Cloud Identification cards

Each year we do a study on clouds. It is a month long study as part of our nature studies. In addition we create a cloud journal, observing clouds throughout the seasons.

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Books on Clouds your Children will Love

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When we started using theme units in our homeschooling, it was a fun way of teaching our children on a variety of subjects.  We learned about seasons, weather, holidays,  places and modes of transportation as well as other areas the kids were interested in.

One thing we enjoyed from the very start was learning about science and how things work or how they are created. When we did a unit study on Clouds, we found a number of books the kids enjoyed.

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Science: How to create a cloud (fog)

img-thumbnail-cloud-fogYesterday we conducted a experiment on clouds. The boys were interested in learning how a cloud forms (particularly fog). We had been reading a number of books on weather and clouds and this experiment was perfect.

 

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