Homeschooling

We talk about our Simple Seasons Homeschool Companion Guides quite a bit, especially this time of year when everyone is busy planning their activities for the fall. Today we are sharing an interview with Wee Folk Art fan Reverie, to hear about her family’s experience with the Simple Seasons units. SheRead More →

It is that hectic time of year when all of our activities are wrapping up for the year and everything is requiring a little extra time. My living room is covered in dance costumes, the dining room table is littered with science fair project materials, and I’m tripping over fencing gearRead More →

After eight years of blogging, we have such a large archive of posts and pages that we know it can sometimes be tricky to find exactly what you need. In order to make it easier for our Homeschool Companion fans to find our homeschool units, we have set up aRead More →

Today we are going to learn how to make these traditional tied friendship bracelets. Food Allergy Awareness Friendship Bracelet Project Making these Friendship Bracelets was actually a homework assignment for Fairy. It didn’t dawn on me that I should blog about it until after we had completed several of theseRead More →

We are very excited to announce that Puddles and Ponds, our summer unit for our Simple Seasons Homeschool Companion guides, is now available in the new magazine style format! Updating these units that I used when my kids were little has been a labor of love… and a long timeRead More →

  Hark the Herald Angels sing. Glory to the newborn king. Make a single angel or a Heavenly Host. Have them visit Baby Jesus at our Advent Nativity which can be found HERE or add a string and hang them as Christmas ornaments. Materials: 3 1/2″ angel body for largeRead More →

Here is a lovely and easy to make Wool Roving Dragonfly for our updated Puddles and Ponds unit. All you need are twigs and roving and a little knowledge about dragonflies. Make sure to add just wisps of colored roving to give the wings an iridescent look. MATERIALS: wool roving smallRead More →

As part of our updated Puddles and Ponds summer unit, we made these mini rain sticks using recycled materials. For this project we wanted to come up with a kid-friendly way of making a rain stick that did not involve hammering nails or poking sharp objects into the tube. WeRead More →

Before beginning this project make sure you check out some real turtles. If you are lucky enough to spy one on a nature walk, make sure to get a photo if the wee creature is willing to stand still long enough. If you don’t happen upon a turtle share books aboutRead More →

The last project I needed to finish up, for the updated Spring Bs homeschool unit, were these super easy to make sock bunnies. I completed them two different ways for different age/skill levels. The tall blue bunny was completed without any sewing, whereas the smaller polk-a-dot bunny does require a needle andRead More →

Although not quite as lovely smelling as the real thing, these beeswax modeled rose buds do have a sweet smell all their own. We have scheduled working with modeling beeswax as one of our projects in  the Spring Bs Homeschool Companion unit. To completed this project you will need a set ofRead More →