Posts Tagged ‘ Good Stuff ’

Nature Journaling for Kids

Nature Journaling for Kids

Journals come in every flavor under the sun. They can be emotional sounding boards, idea notebooks, what-I-did-today-style diaries, reading records, travel logs, sketchbooks, or all of the above, all at once. They can also be used to bring you and your kids closer to the outdoors. “A field journal is essential to a scientist’s...
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Learning with Leonardo

Learning with Leonardo

“Leonardo da Vinci is a treat for homeschoolers: just like us, he had a multiplicity of interests, and those studying him are thus likely to spin off in any number of mind-building directions. Variously a painter, sculptor, inventor, mathematician, meteorologist, geologist, biologist, philosopher, and engineer – and a left-hander, who kept his voluminous journals...
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RIBBET! The Season of Frogs

RIBBET! The Season of Frogs

In a classic Good Stuff column from May-June, 1997, long-time columnist Rebecca Rupp shared her family’s experiences and resource ideas on frogs: “Last year we raised frogs. The kids brought home a million frog eggs from the pond up the road, which, lovingly tended, turned into a million tadpoles, which were well on the...
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Homeschooling History

Homeschooling History

Back issues of Home Education Magazine are available individually or in annual sets for the last ten years, from 2000 through 2009, but further back in our 27 year publishing history the available issues start getting a little thinner, and some issues can no longer be ordered. Only single issues are available for 2001,...
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Archaeology For Kids

Archaeology For Kids

Got a young Indiana Jones in your family? Time Travel with a Teaspoon: Archaeology For Kids is the title of Becky Rupp’s Good Stuff column from the Sept/Oct, 1998 issue of Home Education Magazine, in which she shares a wealth of Archeaology-related resources for kids, such as Archaeology magazine, the Society for American Archaeology,...
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