Take Time for Art: Middle Ages Art Curriculum Review

Cover for Review of Take Time for Art's Middle Ages Curriculum

A few years ago, I was at our state homeschool convention and came across the Take Time for Art booth.  I learned they made art kits for different historical periods with accompanying art history and instructional videos for each kit.  I KNEW the Ancient Egypt and Ancient Greece kits would be perfect in a year … Continue reading Take Time for Art: Middle Ages Art Curriculum Review

Homeschooling Through the Holidays: The History of Celebrating Christmas

Joseph and Mary looking at baby Jesus laying in a manger.

Have you ever wondered how it came to be that we celebrate Jesus's birthday?  From the earliest days, Christians have celebrated his resurrection, but when and how did we start to celebrate his birth? My oldest child and I love to study history.  Now that he is getting older, I thought it would be interesting … Continue reading Homeschooling Through the Holidays: The History of Celebrating Christmas

Teaching History of the 1900s with Magic Tree House Books

This post is part of our Teaching History with Magic Tree House Books series. This year we are using the Magic Tree House books as my 2nd grader's reading 'curriculum'. I have organized them to correlate with our history and science lessons.  Check out Teaching History with Magic Tree House Books to see why we … Continue reading Teaching History of the 1900s with Magic Tree House Books

Teaching the 1600s – 1800s with Magic Tree House Books

Blog Cover Post, text over picture of Magic Tree House books.

This post is part of our Teaching History with Magic Tree House Books series. This year we are using the Magic Tree House books as my 2nd grader's reading 'curriculum'. I have organized them to correlate with what we are learning in history and some times science.  Check out Teaching History with Magic Tree House … Continue reading Teaching the 1600s – 1800s with Magic Tree House Books

Teaching the Middle Ages and the Renaissance with Magic Tree House Books

Blog Cover post showing several books and the title The Middle Ages and The Renaissance with Magic Tree House books

This post is part of our Teaching History with Magic Tree House Books series. This year we are using the Magic Tree House books as my 2nd grader's reading 'curriculum'. I have organized them to correlate with what what we are learning in history and some times science.  Check out Teaching History with Magic Tree … Continue reading Teaching the Middle Ages and the Renaissance with Magic Tree House Books

Teaching Ancient History with Magic Tree House Books

Blog Cover Post with a background of several Magic Tree House books coverd by the title Ancient History with Magic Tree House Books

This post is part of our Teaching History with Magic Tree House Books series. This year we are using the Magic Tree House books as my 2nd grader's reading 'curriculum'. I have organized them to correlate with what what we are learning in history and some times science.  In Teaching History with Magic Tree House … Continue reading Teaching Ancient History with Magic Tree House Books