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Fall Harvest Curriculum – Week One

In addition to the math, art, and nature study we’ve already been doing, we began our language arts curriculum this week. I chose to go with the Wee Folk Art Seasonal companions again because everyone enjoyed the format and it’s a curriculum that can be adapted to fit multiple ages. On this second time around, …

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Winter Wonderland Week Three – Bird Feeders

This week we delved deeper into what winter is and how different animals survive during colder months. The two books we focused on were Hibernation and How Do You Know It’s Winter? Both books were fairly short, but packed with great information. For our growth mindset book, we checked out The Most Magnificent Thing. It’s …

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Harvest Unit Week Nine – More Pumpkins

This week, we focused on pumpkins again. The two pumpkin books we read were The Biggest Pumpkin Ever by Steve Kroll and Pumpkin Circle by George Levenson. The Biggest Pumpkin Ever is a story about two mice who are both taking care of a pumpkin at different times of day, unaware of each other. Pumpkin …

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Harvest Unit Week Eight and a Half – Seasons and Live Music

We split week eight over two weeks to give us extra time to complete all the activities for this week. We finished up our study on leaves by reading “The Seasons of Arnold’s Apple Tree” and “How Do You Know It’s Fall?”, and then we made Four Season Trees from Easy Peasy and Fun. We got …

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Harvest Unit Week Four – Little Red Hen

The Little Red Hen was our main book for this week. We discovered that there are roughly 45,297,932 versions of this story and ours involves the little red hen growing and cooking corn, which we can’t eat. So, in addition to reading that version, we watched a few being read on YouTube. Each one still …

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