Starting a Garden

Homeschool Garden

Amidst all the Corona Virus concerns and chaos, stores with empty shelves, there are those who calmly weather the storm because they practice self-reliance. The Bible talks so much about the wisdom of preparation and providing for our children. The Proverbs 31 woman prepares and provides for her household: 14 She is like the merchant ships,    bringing her food from afar.15 She Read More …

Book of the Trees Nature Outing: Cave Creek Botanical Gardens

Our 7th graders at co-op use the classical curriculum Book of the Trees from Memoria Press. As we are approaching the end of the curriculum it wants us to go out and nature journal a tree each week. This is exactly why we formed the Cardinal’s Nature Club – so we could see what we learn in science first hand. Read More …

What’s that Bird? Nature Outing

classical education homeschool nature walk

In 6th grade, for science, we study birds. In our classically educating co-op we use the curriculum What’s That Bird? from Memoria Press. We learn to identify 30 of the most common birds by sight and by sound. We also learn about the anatomy of birds, how they fly, characteristics of different birds, etc. It’s a fascinating study and the Read More …