Birds: Week One, Day One

Today was our official kick off of the Birds Unit Study, and also just happens to be our Zoom Co-Op day. It was a fun kick off with everyone on camera and making nests! We read Nest by Jorey Hurley, The Nest by Constantine Georgiou and Mama Built a Little Nest, Jennifer Ward together while making nests from materials we […]

Habit Forming

Something we focus on in our home are habits. We intentionally address a single habit and work together to form them in ourselves, each other and within our family as a whole. It is an important part of our family culture. I wanted to take a moment explaining how we do this, then discuss what we are working on as […]

Birds: Verse

A part of our monthly plan is learning a bible verse. We often use the Simply Charlotte Mason system for memorization. But we do deviate where appropriate. A Unit Study will sometimes deviate us. This Unit Study has provided so many verses to choose from, but our hymn actually helps. I love connecting as many pieces of our unit as […]

Birds: Extras

I’ve tried to keep everything for this unit accessible online or from local stores, as we are all still pretty locked down. But there have been a few items I have purchased to get ready for this unit and I wanted to share in case people wanted them as well! I move this post ahead of many others to give […]

Unit Study: Birds!

Ask and ye shall received! I offered to share information on our unit study in May and people loved the idea. So here we go! I’ll be putting it all here so I can send people to one spot for all the information. I have planned out 4 weeks of learning, pulling from a variety of resources. I am using […]

Learning on the Road: Audiobooks

Reading aloud is crazy important to us. I’ve written about it before and continue to harp on it to whoever will listen. For us, reading aloud takes place all over. At night as the kids fall asleep, on Wednesday afternoons while they bathe after forest school and under the trees on park days. But it also happens in the car. […]