Today I'm sharing one of the most important posts I write each year: Our 2013-2014 Homeschool Curriculum Plans! Below you'll see each of my children and the curriculum I've chosen for them this year. I try to combine as many grades together as possible (easiest with science, history/geography, … [Read more...] about Our 2013-2014 Homeschool Curriculum Plans!
Apologia Swimming Creatures We had an absolutely wonderful time studying science this year using Apologia's Exploring Creation With Zoology 2: Swimming Creatures of the Fifth Day. This was the fourth of the elementary Exploring Creation books that we have done. And I have loved all of them! … [Read more...] about Why Apologia Swimming Creatures is our Favorite Elementary Science Curriculum
Yesterday we got a heavy box in the mail from Apologia Ministries. Since I've already ordered and received almost all the curriculum we need for next fall, I was wondering what it was. It said on the invoice "Winner"--so I won one of those online contests that I sign up for quite often! Inside … [Read more...] about Surprise in the Mail
We joined a co-op this year for the first time ever! It's every other Friday for 3 hours in the afternoon (during "nap" time), so it's not too difficult of a commitment for us. We're studying Jeanie Fulbright's Exploring Creation With Human Anatomy and Physiology. I love her books! At the … [Read more...] about “Cells” at our new Co-op with “Exploring Creation With Human Anatomy and Physiology”
We're really enjoying Apologia's Exploring Creation With Astronomy. Here are some pictures of some of our projects. Making lava flow (melted butter): Making craters caused by meteorites on the surface of Mercury (poking marbles into round dough shapes.): (Disclosure: … [Read more...] about Science Projects for Exploring Creation with Astronomy