Sonya shares her favorite living books about North America.
Sonya shares some great living books about the continent of Asia.
Sonya shares some of her favorite living books to help your children learn about the people who live on the continent of Africa.
Here are some of my favorite books for learning about the cultures of South and Central America.
Sonya shares her favorite living books about the Middle East.
We are thrilled to announce that the much-anticipated Visits to Asia geography notebook is now available! This gentle weekly study walks you through an exploration of the countries of Asia with captivating photography, a traveler’s firsthand accounts, delightful living books, and step-by-step work with maps. Your children will especially enjoy the guided readings from two […]
If you had mentioned geography to me twenty years ago, when I started homeschooling, my mind would have immediately visualized dusty maps with puzzling colored shapes and lists of imports, exports, and natural resources. Oh, and currency types. And sometimes a line-up of flags around the border. (more…)
A couple of weeks ago my daughter and I visited New Zealand. We didn’t board an airplane or book passage on a ship; we made the trip from the floor of our school room with a map and a sweet little book, Herbert: The True Story of a Brave Sea Dog. On the way we […]
We’re excited to announce that Visits to North America, the latest in our Visits to . . . geography notebooks, is now available! Each notebook combines step-by-step map work with delightful living book suggestions for older and younger students, plus guided reading from a traveler’s firsthand account of visits around the world. The notebook for […]
We’re pleased to announce that the newly revised Second Edition of Matthew through Acts & Ancient Rome is now available, along with another new geography notebook, Visits to Europe! The daily lesson plans in Matthew through Acts & Ancient Rome, Second Edition, feature some wonderful new books, expanded assignments for the older students (for more […]
Did you know that Samson was born just 30 years after the Trojan War? Or that Malachi was prophesying in Israel at the same time Socrates was teaching in Greece? Those are just some of the fascinating mental connections that you discover when you study Bible history alongside world history. Those are the relations that […]
We are happy to announce the arrival of two new resources: Genesis through Deuteronomy & Ancient Egypt, Third Edition, and Visits to Africa. Those of you who have been eagerly awaiting the release of our newly revised lesson plans for the Genesis through Deuteronomy & Ancient Egypt study, they are now available! These daily lesson […]
We hope you have been enjoying our current series on how the Charlotte Mason Method is different from other homeschool approaches. We’ll get back to our series next week. This week we wanted to let you know about a great new resource. Letters from Egypt Last summer while I was visiting family in Iowa, we […]
When I was growing up in Sunday School and church, I heard the stories of the Bible many times. I could tell you all the details of Who, What, Why, and How. But I never thought about the When. I knew those Bible accounts were true, just like the history accounts I read were true, […]
We had a great time in Iowa the past two weeks. It was so good to meet all of you Iowa CMers! And while we were there, I was able to finish the next book of daily lesson plans: Joshua through Malachi & Ancient Greece. (more…)
We love to be sneaky — well, when it comes to sneaking “schoolwork” into life events without the children’s knowing about it. When I (Sonya) was looking through a bookshelf the other day, I came upon one of those sneaky projects: a trip journal. My thirteen-year-old daughter and I had fun laughing over her seven-year-old […]