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Around the World with FIAR: How to Bake an Apple Pie and See the World

How to Bake an Apple Pie and See the World is a perfect introduction to the continents of the world, which is what A, B and I hope to finish by September.   269 more words


FIAR - Owl Moon

While we were reading “Owl Moon” by Jane Yolen, illustrated by John Schoenherr this week we found these supplemental books that we loved from the library: 482 more words

Children's Literature

Beginning Five In A Row

After fifteen weeks of school, my first-grader went from “I love school” to “School is boring. I’m bad at it.” So I decided Ambleside Online is not really working for her. 291 more words


Follow the Drinking Gourd {FIAR}

My older three have been deep in study learning about slavery and its abolition.  I thought it might be quite nice to teach one topic all together so chose a couple of the Five in a Row picture books which have the theme of slavery running through them:  653 more words


Who Owns the Sun {FIAR}

As part of our slavery mini unit, I thought I would take the little ones through two Five in a Row selections: Follow the Drinking Gourd… 448 more words


Around the World with FIAR: Salamander Room


The Salamander Room is a delightful book about a young boy imagining all he would need to do to his bedroom to make it habitable for the salamander he found in the forest. 1,217 more words


How to Use Unit Studies in a Relaxed Homeschool

Have you ever recoiled in horror at the thought of the amount of work it would take to use unit studies? Do you imagine overly crafty, resourceful women merrily dancing their way through the library and craft store in an effort to collect bountiful resources for an in-depth look at topics you’d never even considered learning about before? 896 more words