Harvest Time Curriculum

We took advantage of a beautiful afternoon yesterday and completed our Fall Tree Nature Study. We haven’t be doing any of the Handbook of Nature Study Blog Challenges since the spring and we had a lot of fun getting started again. The kids each got to pick new trees forRead More →

Mmm… baking day… yummy apple bread…   INGREDIENTS 1/4 c. butter 1/2 t. salt 1 c. sugar 1 c. orange juice (can substitute with juice of choice) 1 1/2 T. milk 2 c. flour 2 eggs 1 1/2 – 2 c. chopped apples 1 t. baking soda Topping: 1 t.Read More →

We went on a wonderful field trip this morning. Our local bakery does a terrific tour for the kiddos. They read a story, Little Red Hen of course. Then they got to see how the bakery grinds their own flour, the huge mixing bowls used for kneading the dough, theRead More →

Instead of working with wool roving like I had initially intended this week, we ended up starting a weaving project. We have not finished them yet but I wanted to share some photos. I will be leaving them out for the next week or two so they can sit downRead More →

The Fun on the Farm theme for this week was Fur and Feathers (kids activity at our local petting farm). It was a perfect tie in for us and a beautiful day so we packed up and headed to the farm. There was a brief demonstration and explanation of theRead More →

For Harvest Time Week Three our focus was on tractors/farm machines and the book Rusty, Trusty Tractor. To go along with this theme, our art project was Tracks in the Mud. It was a beautiful day so we rolled out a large sheet of paper on the drive way, filledRead More →