harvest curriculum

Harvest Unit Week Two – Where Milk Comes From

My biggest goals for homeschooling are to cultivate a love of learning in the girls and to master subjects before moving on. Homeschooling gives us the opportunity to slow down and develop a greater understanding of topics and also take the time to redo anything that might need more attention. It can be easy to …

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Harvest Unit Week One – Learning About Vegetables

We began our Language Arts companion guide the week of 8/21 and jumped in with learning about vegetables. The companion guide we’re following is only $6 (!), I can’t recommend it enough. There are two book suggestions, a craft and/or field trip, poetry memorization, and an art study every week. It’s very book heavy, but …

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Chicken Soup Nuggets – Veggie Filled Recipe

These nuggets are a great way to get more veggies in your diet, while making chicken nuggets even more delicious. I’ve been making these for the last few years and want to note that it’s a very flexible recipe. You can use ground turkey instead of ground chicken, customize the seasonings to what you typically put …

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Chicken with Honey Lime Vinaigrette and Veggies

With homeschooling and little kids, simple dinners work well. I figure once the girls are older and can help with in-depth dinners, we’ll do more complicated recipes. For now, simple, healthy dinners that can be cooked with minimal hands-on time are what works for us best. Trim Healthy Mama introduced the world to Hangry Pockets …

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Blueberries for Sal Activities

Blueberries for Sal is one of our favorite books. We originally heard about it when we did Before Five in a Row a couple of years ago and it’s one we pull out to read yearly before picking blueberries. This year, it sounded like a great way to follow our plan of easing into homeschooling so we brought …

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