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One Small Donkey ~ Children’s Christmas Book Review

Are you ready for Christmas?  This year, I’m actually getting ready earlier than usual – I’ve already wrapped a few presents!  One of my favorite things about unpacking the Christmas storage boxes is rediscovering our Christmas books.  Tommy Nelson has sent a new release for our review – and our …

Introduction to Zoology for Early Elementary Students ~ Week 5: Whales and Dolphins

This post is part of the Introduction to Zoology series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the Introductory Post. In this lesson you will teach your students about Whales and Dolphins. Disclosure: I was not compensated for …

Introduction to Zoology for Early Elementary Students ~ Week 4: Seals & Penguins

This post is part of the Introduction to Zoology series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the Introductory Post. In this lesson you will teach your students about Seals (which include Sea Lions and Walruses) and Penguins. …

Introduction to Zoology for Early Elementary Students ~ Week 3: Fish & Mollusks

This post is part of the Introduction to Zoology series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the Introductory Post. In this lesson you will teach your students about Fish and Mollusks. Disclosure: I was not compensated for …

Introduction to Zoology for Early Elementary Students ~ Week 2: Animal Habitats

This post is part of the Introduction to Zoology series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the Introductory Post. In this lesson you will teach your students about Animal Habitats. Disclosure: I was not compensated for this …

Introduction to Zoology for Early Elementary Students ~ Week 1: Classification of Animals

This post is part of the Introduction to Zoology series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the Introductory Post. In this lesson you will teach your students about Classifying Animals. Disclosure: I was not compensated for this post. …

Explore the Ocean With Little Passports, Plus Enter to Win a LEGOLAND Vacation (Ends 7/31)

Discover the Ocean If your children are fascinated by the ocean this summer, Little Passports’ blog has a free educational summer series to enjoy! My daughter and I have really enjoyed our Little Passports subscription and also their Weather Lab Science Kit.  (Click here to read my review of the …

Introduction to Zoology ~ Assembling the Student Science Notebooks

This post describes how to assemble the Student Science Notebooks for the Introduction to Zoology lesson plans. For an introduction to this series please read the introductory post.  If you plan on following my 12 lesson plans, you may want to assemble your journals before the first class. Alternatively, you can hand out the …

Introduction to Zoology for Early Elementary Students ~ 12 Lesson Plans and Printables

Introduction I hope you are having a wonderful summer!  I’m excited to share what my homeschool coop class learned last semester about animals.  I’ll be writing a detailed blog post for each week’s class, which will include a Lesson Plan, Printables, Project Instructions, Resource List, and more.  Ideas for additional art and …

Animal Classification Posters and Games ~ Free Printables

Next semester in my Kindergarten/First Grade coop class I’ll be teaching Animal Science, and I’ve developed some of my own materials as well as using print and online resources.  I’ll be posting my lesson plans sometime within the next several weeks, but I was so happy with how my posters …