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Math Picture Book Stack

Book Stacks | March 31, 2021

Stories stick! They are a great educational tool and math stories are no exception. I have read that facts are more easily remembered when they are part of a story and they are remembered more accurately. I’ve really enjoyed reading through these math picture books with my children. We use them as part of our...

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Teach Through April Book Stack

Book Stacks | March 24, 2021

Easter Weekend – April 2nd-4th The Easter Egg A Tale for Easter The Garden, the Curtain, and the Cross The Garden, the Curtain, and the Cross – Coloring and Activity Book The Passion of the King of Glory       National Wildlife Week – April 4th-10th Encyclopedia of Animals Kingfisher First Encyclopedia of Animals...

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Book Stacks – Katie Books

Book Stacks | March 20, 2021

Subjects that are seen as “extra-curricular” can be the first to slide when life gets busy and sadly, I am guilty of this. You don’t have to look very far to find research that will encourage you to make art a regular component of your homeschool life so I encourage you to think through how...

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Spring Book Stack

Book Stacks | March 17, 2021

It’s March and I live in British Columbia so when I look out my window it’s spring. I have a favorite season but overall, I simply get excited about the changes that all the seasons bring. A new season naturally brings changes to weather, wardrobe, and activities but I like to purposefully exhaust as many...

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Book Stack – Gail Gibbons Solar System

Book Stacks | March 10, 2021

Gail Gibbons books are a favourite amongst homeschoolers and this trio is packed with information and great pictures. We’ll be adding to our Solar System unit this year with some colouring pages, notebooking pages, and of course constructing the solar system is a classic homeschool activity.  We’ve used balloons, lego, or playdough over the years...

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Book Stacks – Drawing Books

Book Stacks | March 4, 2021

These drawing books are simple and fun. There are no written instructions, making these books a great starting point for young artists. Older artists, like, ahem, mom really appreciate these books too; they sure help with the skills that make Nature Studies more fun. Drawing books also make great additions to Morning Time.  These books...

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Book Stack – Grammar Picture Books

Book Stacks | March 3, 2021

Picture books are a wonderful way to introduce your children to all kinds of topics. The selection of quality picture books is amazing and reading aloud to your children is such a natural and gentle way for your children to learn.  I can’t encourage you enough to be purposeful in carving out a designated read-aloud...

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Teach Through March Book Stack

Book Stacks | February 24, 2021

A stack of books to help you teach through the month of March.  I find this such a fun way to learn something new. World Water Day From Brook to Ocean Water Dance Down Comes the Rain Celebrate Spring Karl, Get Out of the Garden The Reasons for the Seasons How Does a Seed Sprout...

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Teen Dystopia Book Stack

Book Stacks | February 21, 2021

Brave New World Starship Troopers 1984 Fahrenheit 451 Animal Farm Out of the Silent Planet        

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Bill Peet Book Stack

Book Stacks | February 20, 2021

Many of these book covers take me back to my childhood.  I always looked for Bill Peet books in my school library to sign out. Kermit the Hermit The Wump World Hubert’s Hair-Raising Adventure Farewell to Shady Glade Chester the Worldly Pig The Ant and the Elephant Buford the Little Bighorn The Gnats of Knotty...

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Family Life Novels

Book Stacks | February 15, 2021

The Vanderbeekers Series The Mitchells Series The Penderwicks Series The Fairchild Family Series

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Winter Book Stack

Book Stacks | February 11, 2021

The Mitten Katy and the Big Snow Snow Stopping By Snow on a Snowy Evening Snowflake Bentley Owl Moon Snow is Falling White Snow, Bright Snow     Winter on the Farm Snowman-Cold=Puddle Brave Irene

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