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Raising Little Shoots

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    A homeschooling mum to my two daughters
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    knitting Spinning Reading Baking
  1. Our local book cycle & library host knitting groups. Perhaps you could take your wee ones along, and someone could help them out?
  2. you didn't? Come on over & have a poke around ;) I am also hosting a 'nature pen-friends swap' that you might be interested in. Thank you very much for your feedback on the earthworm study. I love to hear comments like this :hurray:
  3. That looks really lovely, thank you for sharing.
  4. I have written about this very topic on my blog: Keeping a nature journal Getting Started With Nature Drawing For Both Parent and Child - This post also links to a tutorial I shared on creating a watercolour journal entry. Supplies For Nature Journaling I hope they are helpful!
  5. Thank you for all the lovely feedback on my book, Exploring Nature With Children! I wrote it to be unique, in that it is a complete, open & go curriculum. Here is a sample in which you can see the table of contents and a complete chapter. I also have a FAQ on my blog. Jennifer Dow from Expanding Wisdom has posted a review of Exploring Nature on her blog today, which also may help you to decide if it will be a good fit for your family. Thank you again, and please do let me know if there are any more questions.
  6. Absolutely! I am enjoying the ages they are now, but I do also miss those younger days <3
  7. Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum: A Guide to Catholic Home Education and of course, The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home
  8. Thank you so much for your lovely comments :) I hope you are still enjoying it!
  9. for this! Rocket Science is giving 10,000 UK schools the opportunity to engage their pupils in a UK-wide live science experiment to contribute to our knowledge of growing plants in space. After participating in a classroom experiment in May and June 2016, pupils will be asked to enter their results in a bespoke microsite so that results from schools across the nation can be collated and analysed by professional biostatisticians. Two kilograms of rocket (Eruca sativa) seeds were launched on Soyuz 44S on 02 September 2015 with European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Andreas Mogensen and his c
  10. Designing Effective Discussion Questions I just found this link & thought it may be useful to some.
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