Homeschooling Outside the Box

December Butterflies Currently my lawn looks like this. We’re studying butterflies.  If only I had scheduled a little better, we could have had some hands on experiences, but winter means intense days of school. I could try to hatch some caterpillars….and then watch them starve or die of cold. Last winter when my grandson kept…

Occupying the 4-Year-Old, Part IV

Keeping the 4-Year -Old Busy Yes, I’m still trying to keep the 4-year-old happy and busy while the 5-year-old learns to read and write and a few other fun things. The baby, now 5 months old, is easily entertained. I thank the Lord for her sweet disposition and easy nature, which is much like her…