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Weekly Vlog: Homeschool Planning, Book Lists, and Grade Changes

Hello, friends! In this week’s vlog, I’m getting chatty with you about some house updates we have going on right now regarding our sitting room fireplace and our soon-to-be study/homeschool room. I’m also sharing a bit of info about my January homeschool planning, books we’ll be reading and using this year, and some behind-the-scenes changes …

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Days of Summer Vlog

Oh, those summer days — filled with warm sunshine, family memories, and the sights and scents of the season. In this week’s vlog, get a peek into our Friday night family campouts, fun times at the local drive-in theater, one of my patriotic holiday shopping hauls, an outdoor chat with me and Ezrah, picking blackberries …

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Creating A Seasonal Nature Table

Creating A Seasonal Nature Table | Growing Up Herbal | Here’s how to create a simple seasonal nature table for your homeschool science or nature study lessons.

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” — Albert Einstein Encouraging words for today’s cold nature walk where we collected more goodies for our October Nature Table. If you’re wondering what a nature table is all about, let me tell you. It’s a simple monthly activity we do to visualize the …

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Nature Walks & Fern Studies

Nature Walks & Fern Studies | Growing Up Herbal | Nature walks are a part of our regular homeschool schedule, and this month, we’re studying ferns and mushrooms.

On today’s nature walk, we explored the forest floor. We found dirt, rocks, pine needles, various leaves, ferns, nuts, sticks, some mushrooms, and more. Since we’re studying ferns during Nature Study this month, we took some time to draw a fern in our nature journals while we were out. As soon as we got home, …

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